The student who desires to become a special education teacher will complete the following minimum course of study that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree and initial practitioner Indiana license in exceptional needs: mild intervention, as well as Language Arts K-8, and reading K-12. A Bachelor of Arts degree may be earned when the appropriate amount of credit in a foreign language is earned. Special education majors are encouraged to also complete a teaching minor.
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.
Special Education University Core Curriculum Requirements
Within the University Core Curriculum, special education majors are required to complete specific courses from the following categories: