Bachelor of Science in Education

Elementary/Special Education

General Education Requirements

Teaching All Learners: Elementary / Special Education Initial Program

The School of Education prepares students in the Teaching All Learners: Elementary Education Initial Program (TAL) for careers teaching in self-contained and special education classrooms grades K-6.

Candidates who complete this program will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and are eligible for the Early and Middle Childhood Generalist (K-6), Exceptional Needs—Mild Interventions, and the Reading Licenses.

General Education Requirement (59 cr.)

Language Arts (15 cr.)

  • ENG W131 Elementary Composition (3 cr.)
  • ENG W231 Professional Writing Skills (3 cr.)
  • SPCH S121 Public Speaking (3 cr.)
  • ENG L390 Children's Literature (3 cr.)

Social Studies (12 cr.)

  • GEOG G110 Introduction to Human Geography (3 cr.)
  • HIST A363 Indiana History (3 cr.)
  • Approved Minority Studies elective (3 cr.)
  • EDU H340 (3 cr.)
  • Select one of the following (3 cr.)
    • HIST H105 American History I (3 cr.)
    • HIST H106 American History II (3 cr.)

Mathematics (9 cr.)

  • MATH T101 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers I (3 cr.)
  • Select one of the following
    • MATH T102 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers II (3 cr.)
    • EDUC F401 Conceptual Understanding of Mathematical Concepts I (3 cr.)
  • Select one of the following
    • MATH T103 Mathematics for Elementary Teachers III (3 cr.)
    • EDUC F401 Conceptual Understanind of Mathematical Concepts II (3 cr.)

Science (12 cr. minimum)

  • Biology (with lab) (4 cr.)
  • Geology (with lab) (4 cr.)
  • Chemistry or Physics (with lab) (4 cr.)

Health, Physical Education and Recreation (5 cr.)

  • HPER P290 Movement Experiences for Preschool and Elementary School Children (2 cr.)
  • HPER H414 Health Education in Grades K-8 (3 cr.)

Fine Arts

  • EDUC M323 Teaching Music in the Elementary Schools (3 cr.)
  • EDUC M333 Art Experiences for the Elementary Teacher (3 cr.)
  • EDUC H340 Education and American Culture (recommended for the third block) (3 cr.)

Total (59 cr.)

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