School of Education

B.S. in Secondary Education, Science (120 cr)

This degree will license you for teaching in both Middle and High School in the selected content area. General education requirements vary slightly from program to program.

General Education Requirements (39 cr)

Composition & Communication (9)
College Level Mathematics (3 cr)

Choose at least one math course that meets IU East General Education Requirements.

Humanities & Fine Arts (6 cr)

Choose 2 courses from:

Behavioral and Social Science (6 cr)
  • Choose a course from 2 different areas: Anthrolpology, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Geography or Political Science

Additional Requirements (2 cr)

First-Year Seminar (2 cr)

Students entering the program with less than 12 credit hours of transferable credit are required to complete the First Year Seminar (UCOL-U 101).

Professional Education Requirements

Foundations (12)
Teacher Education Program (0)
Methods (10) [Must be admitted to TEP]
  • EDUC-M 314 General Methods
  • EDUC-M 464 Methods of Teaching Reading
  • EDUC-M 401 Field Experience
  • EDUC-M 446 Teaching Science
Student Teaching Semester (12)
Secondary Science Major

Students must choose 1 area of Science from Life Sciences or Physical Science. Students may optionally add on Chemistry or Physics tracks. All students must take the Methods courses.

Life Sciences
Physical Science
OPTIONAL: Chemistry add-on

(This can be added on to a Life Sciences area)

OPTIONAL: Physics add-on

(This can be added on to a Life Sciences area)