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Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education

Our Program

The Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education degree program at Indiana University Kokomo is designed for you if you desire to teach at the junior high, middle school, and/or high school level (grades 5-12). Turn your interests into a degree in Education by selecting from the following teaching major areas:

  • Fine Arts: Visual Arts
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Education: Mild Intervention

Our program includes four categories of courses:

  • General-Education Courses
  • Pre-Professional Courses
  • Content Courses: These courses provide a broad knowledge base for you as a future classroom teacher.
  • Professional Education Courses: These courses connect theory with practice and teach you how to teach your future students.

As a teacher education program candidate, you will progress from observation to participation to instruction. Upon formal admission to the Teacher Education Program (TEP), you will develop and implement instruction within the local schools. Finally, you will demonstrate your knowledge, skills, and disposition as an educator by student teaching successfully and completing an action research project.

Upon completion of all degree and program requirements, you will be eligible to apply to the Indiana Department of Education Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing (OEEL) for licensure in your chosen teaching major area. All teaching major areas provide licensure in grades 5-12 except for Fine Arts: Visual Arts and Special Education: Mild Intervention where the licensure is for grades K-12.

Last updated: 09/18/2016