License Addition Programs
Minors are non-teaching areas of academic "concentration" as defined by the college acacdemic subject fields. The requirements range between 15-18 credit hours.
Additional License Areas
The State of Indiana has authorized the Indiana University School of Education to offer additional license areas for selected specialty areas including: English as a Second Language, Computer Education, Health, Middle Grades Mathematics, Physical Education, and Reading Level I for elementary and secondary or all school settings licenses. An additions correspond to the level of the original license unless specified. Programs require both academic course work and field practicums. In most cases, it may not be possible to complete a license additiion and the four year undergraduate degree program without additional academic or field work in the summers or semesters. Program planning sheets see: http://education.indiana.edu/programsheets.
Computer Educator(CEL) program will prepare elementary teachers to use technology integration methods, manage a computer lab, and provide enrichment experiences for students;secondary teachers are permitted to teach specific technology courses in middle, junior, and high school settings. For program requirements (program planning sheet), see:
Reading Level 1is designed to prepare teachers to provide individualized reading instruction to students. Programs are available to teacher candidates who are completing or have completed an initial license in recognized Teacher Education Program.
English as a Second Language (ESL/ENL)program is designed to prepare teachers to work with students of different linguistic, cultural backgrounds and language fluency. The program at the elementary level requires an additional 22 credits. At the secondary and all school settings levels the program requires 27 credits. Students must apply directly through the School of Education, Department of Literacy, Culture, and Languge. Candidates must demonstrate oral proficiency in English as well as competence in a foreign language equivalent to two semesters of university foreign language or two years of high school foreign language.
Health is available for teachers with secondary or all school settings initial certification. The addition is particularly recommended for physical educaiion majors for employment purposes. The addition is 30 credits. Please contact the Department of Allied Health, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation for details.
Journalism program is available to secondary license candidates/holders to qualify them to be certified journalism teachers. This can be particualrly useful to Language Arts/English or Theatre majors. Please contact the School of Journalism for details.
Middle School Mathematics is a 32 credit program designed to extend the general elementary license holder's and secondary and all school settings license holders in fields other than mathematics an opportunity to teach the subject in the middle school grades.
Physical Education is available for teaching candidates and license holders with secondary or all school settings initial certifications. It is particularly recommended for Health majors for employment purposes. The addition is 31 credits. Please contact the Department of Kinesiology, School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation for details.
Theatre is a 32 credit program for secondary teachers interetested in teaching theatre arts. This program is recommended for Language Arts/English majors. Please contact the Theatre Department, School of Arts and Sciences, for details.