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Degree Course Requirements

As a Trine science education major, you will prepare for licensure in the content area of your choice, including:


Life Sciences/Biology Curriculum

Professional Studies (Grades 9-12) 43 Hours
EDU 111 Freshman Practicum
EDU 211 Sophomore Practicum
EDU 232 Educational Psychology-Middle/Secondary
EDU 301 **Introduction to Teaching Practicum
EDU 303 **Introduction to Teaching
EDU 311 Junior Practicum
EDU 312 Exceptional Children in the Schools
EDU 333 **Reading in the Content Area
EDU 432 **Practicum in Teaching—Secondary Science
EDU 442 **Special Methods Secondary Science Teacher
EDU 462 **Educational Measurement
*EDU 463 Educational Media and Technology
EDU 412 The Middle School
EDU 422 Middle School Methods
EDU 472 Middle School Practicum
EDU 470 **Supervised Student Teaching
EDU 471 **Student Teaching Seminar
EDU 473 Issues in American Public Education

Biology Content 40 hours
BIO 124 Principles of Biology II
BIO 254 Human Anatomy
BIO 304 Plant Biology
BIO 314 Animal Biology
BIO 324 Microbiology
BIO 334 Environmental Biology
BIO 354 Animal Physiology
BIO 414 Genetics
PH 154 College Physics
SC 412 Senior Research Seminar
SC 422 Senior Research Project

General Education 42 hours

Mathematics
MA 113 College Algebra
MA 123 or MA 134 Trigonometry or Calculus I

Science
BIO 114 Principles of Biology
CH 104 General Chemistry

Humanities and Social Science
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities elective (3)
Social Science elective (3)

Communication
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

Other
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness
CH 114 General Chemistry
Gen Ed elective (1)+
(1 additional credit of gen ed if math course is a three credit)

Additional Requirements (1)
UE 101 University Experience

Total Hours = 126


Chemistry Curriculum

Professional Studies (Grades 9-12) 43 Hours
EDU 111 Freshman Practicum
EDU 211 Sophomore Practicum
EDU 232 Educational Psychology-Middle/Secondary
EDU 301 **Introduction to Teaching Practicum
EDU 303 **Introduction to Teaching
EDU 311 Junior Practicum
EDU 312 Exceptional Children in the Schools
EDU 333 **Reading in the Content Area
EDU 432 **Practicum in Teaching-Secondary Science
EDU 442 **Special Methods Secondary Science Teacher
EDU 462 **Educational Measurement
*EDU 463 Educational Media and Technology
EDU 412 The Middle School
EDU 422 Middle School Methods
EDU 472 Middle School Practicum 
EDU 470 **Supervised Student Teaching
EDU 471 **Student Teaching Seminar
EDU 473 Issues in American Public Education

Chemistry Content 43 hours
CH 203/211 Organic Chemistry I and Lab
CH 213/221 Organic Chemistry II and Lab
CH 234 Quantitative Analysis
CH 244 Inorganic Chemistry
CH 324 Instrumental Analysis
CH 353/351 Physical Chemistry I and Lab
CH363/361 Physical Chemistry II and Lab
CH 434 Biochemistry
MA 213 Calculus III
PH 234 University Physics II
SC 412 Senior Research Seminar
SC 422 senior Research Project

General Education 43 hours

Mathematics
MA 134 Calculus I
MA 164 Calculus II

Science
CH 104 General Chemistry I
CH 114 General Chemistry II
PH 224 University Physics I

Humanities and Social Science
ENG 153 Introduction to Literature
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology
Humanities elective (3)
Social Science elective (3)

Communication
ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 or COM 163 Effective Speaking or Interpersonal Communication

Other
EXS 102 Lifetime Wellness

Additional Requirements (1)
UE 101 University Experience

Total Hours= 130


*Course meets general education computer literacy requirement
**Course must be taken at Trine

Note: The courses you need to complete to be eligible for licensure in Indiana may change from what is presented. New requirements for licensure have been approved by the IDE/OELD and the governor. When new standards are developed and additional interpretations of the new licensing requirements are made, changes will be made on this website.