The University offers a bachelor of science (B.S.) in technology and engineering education for students who wish
to obtain licensure to teach in middle school, junior high, and high school.
The Technology and Engineering Education Program prepares persons to teach in the areas of pre-engineering,
communications, construction, manufacturing, biotechnology, and transportation/power and energy. The content is derived extensively from technology
and the impact that technology makes on society and the environment.
Coursework includes a core of technology courses—plus electives selected in consultation
with an advisor. In addition, students complete a sequence of professional courses offered by the Bayh College of Education
and the College of Technology to prepare for teaching.
Indiana State's Technology and Engineering Education Program is distinctive in its emphasis on
blending classroom learning with practical experience and extracurricular activities that result in
exciting and challenging study.
Students benefit from one-on-one guidance from dedicated faculty mentors. Most hold doctoral degrees,
have experience teaching technology and engineering education in the public schools, and engage in research and scholarly
Coursework is centered in the University's John T. Myers Technology Center, which has more than 20
state-of-the-art laboratories and well-equipped classrooms.
Students gain teaching skills through classroom and field experiences in the Bayh College of Education and the College of Technology—and through their required student teaching experience.
A number of activities and organizations are available that enable students to interact with other
students and professionals in the industry. These include chapters of the Technology Education
Collegiate Association (TECA) and Epsilon Pi Tau (the international honorary for professions in technology).
Eligible students may participate in the University's Honors Program and study abroad opportunities—which
range from summer programs to a single semester or a full academic year in over 56 countries.
Special Note: The University has articulation agreements with Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University
that allow for seamless transfer of credits to the Technology and Engineering Education Program.
Graduates are eligible to teach in middle schools, junior highs, and high schools in the areas of
pre-engineering, communications, construction, manufacturing, biotechnology, and transportation/power and energy.
In addition, the program is preparation for graduate studies.
In addition, the Technology and Engineering Education Program is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Students have many sources of financial support for their studies, including financial aid, work-study programs, veterans' benefits, and special scholarships for entering freshmen and transfer students.
In addition, the College of Technology offers a variety of scholarships and awards. For information about these awards, contact the College of Technology.
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of
authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any
academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the
requirements at any time.