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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin
University of Southern Indiana
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Science Teaching Major, B.A./B.S.


Students who wish to prepare for careers as science teachers at the secondary school level may choose the science teaching major. This major is designed to meet the Indiana requirements for teaching licensure in one of the following areas: biology (life sciences), earth/space sciences, chemistry, and physics. In addition to completing the science teaching major requirements, students must complete the secondary education minor to pursue a teaching license.

Teaching Major Grade & GPA Requirement


Students completing a teaching major must earn at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA, a 2.75 major GPA, and a grade of C or better in all courses applied toward degree requirements.

Science Content Area


Students must choose of one of the following science content areas within the science teaching major.

Chemistry (non-ACS, 65-66 credit hours)


Additional Elective (choose one course from the following) Credits: 3-5


Secondary Education Licensure minor


Students seeking a teaching major that leads to licensure as a secondary school teacher (grades 5-12) are required to complete the Secondary Education Licensure Minor .