What will I learn?

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.

Program Requirements

  • ASTR 201 - General Astronomy
  • BIOL 108 - Biology for Educators
  • BIOL 112 - Ethno botany with Lab or
  • BIOL 114 - Understanding Evolution
  • CHEM 108 - Chemistry for Educators
  • ENGR 202 - Introductory Engineering Methods and Applications
  • GEOG 214 - Meteorology
  • GEOL 108 - Earth-Space Science for Educators
  • PHYS 108 - Physics for Educators

Which department am I in?

Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 120 semester hours of credit)

Tuition fees
US$19,611.00 per year
This fee is for 30 credit hours
Start date

Expected January, August 2022


Pott College of Science, Engineering and Education

8600 University Boulevard,



47712, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have earned a diploma from an accredited high school, but never attended a college or university before (other than ESL). English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Internet based) - 71, TOEFL (Paper based) - 55, TOEFL (Computerized) - 197; IELTS - 6; Cambridge English (Advanced) - Minimum grade C; ELS Completion Level 112; APIEL 3.

For international students

Students with high school or equivalent degrees. Grade Point Average requirements: Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL (iBT) – 71, TOEFL (Computerized) – 197, IELTS – 6, Cambridge English (Advanced) - Minimum grade C.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.