2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

TSAP - Ivy Tech - Elementary Education, BA


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Admission Requirements


  • Completed Associate degree
    • Associate Science (AS) in
      • Early Childhood Education
      • Education
      • Elementary Education
      • Special Education
  • Praxis CASE, ACT or SAT
  • Cumulative GPA 2.8 or above
  • Admission application and interview

Graduation Requirements


  • All method courses completed (C or better)
  • edTPA passed
  • All licensure exams completed
  • 2.8 cumulative GPA or higher

Purdue University Northwest—Concentration Courses (23 credits)


Concentration courses follow an identified sequence; candidates should follow the course sequence for their selected concentration area.

Special Education Concentration Area

Purdue University Northwest—Student Teaching Requirement (total of 12 credits)


Candidates will complete 12 credits of student teaching experience in two areas: Student teaching in general education classroom (EDCI 49700– Student Teaching in the Elementary School) and Student teaching in an Endorsement Area (EDCI 49900).

Ivy Tech Community College—(60 credits)


  • ARTH 110 Art Appreciation (3 Credits)
  • BIOL 101 Introductory Biology (3 Credits)
  • COMM 101 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 101 Introduction to Teaching (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 121 Child and Adolescent Development (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 224 Introduction to Scientific Inquiry (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 230 The Exceptional Child (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 233 Literacy Development through Children’s Literature (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 240 Introduction to Physical and Health Education for Elementary Teachers (3 Credits)
  • EDUC 250 Educational Psychology (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 111 English Composition (3 Credits)
  • ENGL 202 Creative Writing (3 Credits)
  • HIST 101 or 102 Survey of American History I or II (3 Credits)
  • HIST 111 or 112 World Civilization I or II (3 Credits)
  • IVYT 111 Student Success in University Transfer (1 Credit)
  • MATH 123 Quantitative Reasoning (3 Credits)
  • MATH 141 Mathematics for Elementary Education (4 Credits)
  • POLS 101 Introduction to American Government & Politics or GEOG 207 World Geography or ECON 101 Economics Fundamentals (3 Credits)
  • SCIN 100 Earth Science (4 Credits)
  • SCIN 111 Physical Science (3 Credits)

Sample Semester Sequence at Purdue University Northwest


Completion of all transfer coursework with grade of “C” (2.0) or better

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