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2011-2012 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]

Secondary Education-Earth and Space Science (B.S.Ed.)


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Program: B.S.Ed.
Department of Educational Studies
College of Education and Public Policy

Neff Hall 250 ~ 260-481-6441~ www.ipfw.edu/educ


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Becoming more caring, humane and functional citizens in a global, multicultural, democratic society 
  • Improving the human condition by creating positive learning environments
  • Becoming change agents by demonstrating reflective professional practice
  • Solving client problems through clear, creative analyses
  • Assessing client performance, creating and executing effective teaching, counseling, and educational leadership by utilizing a variety of methodologies reflecting current related research
  • Utilizing interdisciplinary scholarship, demonstrating technology and critical literacies, and effectively communicating with all stakeholders.

The B.S.Ed. in secondary education-earth and space science is intended to prepare students for successful careers as science teachers of youth in middle school/junior high and high school settings.  Upon satisfactory completion of the program, and the other requirements listed under Teacher Licensure in the Special Academic Regulations, you are eligible to apply for an Indiana teaching license.  These requirements are subject to change based upon program and state regulations.

To earn the B.S.Ed. in secondary education-earth and space science, you must satisfy the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the School of Education.

General Education: 24-27 Credits


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations Credits: 9


Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • BIOL (3 cr)

  • AST A100 (included in major) (0 cr)

  • Science lab (included in major) (0 cr)

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • HIST
  • ECON, POLS, PSY, or SOC

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • ENG Literature

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI- Inquiry and Analysis Credits: 0-3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

  • (GEOL G300 recommended since it is included in the major)

Professional Education: 39 Credits


Pre-Professional Education (9 cr)


Prior to being admitted to the Block 1: Teacher Education program you must complete the following Pre-Professional Education requirements:

  • PPST (Praxis I) or Alternative

Block 1: Teacher Education (9 cr)


 P: Pre-Professional Education

Student Teaching (12 cr)


P: Block 2

P: 36 crs in major

Electives: (15-19 Cr)


Total Credits: 124


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