Degree Requirements

Education required courses

To earn an IU Bachelor of Science in Education degree you will complete 120 to 126 credit hours. Additionally, you must establish and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher as an undergraduate student. To graduate in four years, you will need to complete at least 15 credit hours of required course work each semester. No course below a C will count toward the degree. Finally, you must complete 30 of the last 60 credit hours at IU Columbus.

Degree requirements checklist

Stay on track by downloading your degree requirements. Use this checklist to plan your semesters and prepare for academic advising appointments. 

Academic advising

As an education student, you'll work closely with your academic advisor to prepare for admission into the Teacher Education Program. You and your advisor will track your progress to ensure you are on the right track for graduation and licensure. 

Learn more about academic advising

Program admission requirements

Before you can begin professional courses, field experiences, and student teaching, you must apply for admission into the Teacher Education Program (TEP) at IU Columbus. Work closely with your academic advisor to make sure that you finish the required general education courses and meet the additional admission criteria.

Learn more about the admission requirements