Other Concentrations

IUPUC education students can choose from six concentration areas. In addition to science, others include:



As an Indiana University Bachelor of Science (BS) in Elementary Education student at IUPUC, your degree will lead to a general license to teach kindergarten through grade six.

To meet degree requirements under the Rules for Education Preparation and Accountability (REPA) program, you must also complete an area of concentration.

If you are interested in facilitating the early experiences of children in the sciences so they can develop the problem-solving, critical thinking, and other skills that empower them to participate in an increasingly scientific and technological world, consider a concentration in science.

With a concentration in this area, you will be involved in nurturing first-hand exploration and investigation among your students by providing them with instruction and content organized according to the broad concepts and theories common to all scientific disciplines.

You can also get involved in the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) student chapter at IUPUC. Involvement in NSTA is a great professional development experience that will advance your science teaching.

Basic Requirements

  • This program of study must be completed concurrently with the elementary education (K–6) teacher preparation program.
  • You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Program of Study

For IUPUC students starting DURING OR AFTER the fall 2013 semester.

  • BIOL-K 101: Concepts of Biology I*
  • BIOL-K 103: Concepts of Biology II
  • CHEM-C 105: Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM-C 125: Principles of Chemistry I Lab

*Three of the five credit hours for BIOL-K 101 fulfill the biology requirement for General Education Content: Science

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