Elementary Education B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education

Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 104-105

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required to enroll in any EDU courses.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Language Arts Content Courses6-7
Literature
Children's Literature
Science Content Courses10
Social Studies Content Courses16
Geography
American History
Other Social Studies Courses
Health and Physical Education6
The Arts6
Teacher Education Program - Professional Licensure Courses60
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Total Hours104-105

Language Arts Content Courses

Literature

Note: Other literature courses may meet this requirement. Please consult with the Education Advisor for approval.

Complete one of the following courses:3-4
Introduction to Western Humanities Antiquity
Introduction to the Humanities Medieval to Modern
Intro to Lit
Total Hours3-4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Children's Literature

Complete the following course:
EDU 331Lit & Literacy for Children3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Science Content Courses

Note: Other science courses may meet the requirements. Please consult with the Education Advisor.

Complete all of the following courses:
BIOB 226NGen Science: Earth & Life Sci5
PHSX 225NGen Science: Phys & Chem Sci5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Studies Content Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 16 total credits required.

Geography

Complete one of the following courses:
GPHY 121SHuman Geography3
or GPHY 141S Geography of World Regions
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

American History

Note: Other history courses may fulfill this requirement. Please consult with the Education Advisor.

Complete one of the following courses:
HSTA 101HAmerican History I4
or HSTA 102H American History II
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Other Social Studies Courses

Note: Other Native American Studies courses may fulfill the NASX 105H requirement. Please consult with the Education Advisor.

Complete all of the following courses:
HSTA 255Montana History3
NASX 105HIntro Native Amer Studies3
PSCI 210SIntro to American Government3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-  


Health and Physical Education

Complete the following course:
HEE 302Methods of Instructional Strategies in Elementary PE3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-  


The Arts

Complete all of the following courses:
ARTZ 302AElementary School Art2
MUSE 397Methods: K-8 Music2
THTR 239ACreative Drama/Dance: K-82
Total Hours6

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Teacher Education Program - Professional Licensure Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 60 total credits required.

Level 1

Note: Students are required to complete EDU 397 Methods: Early Numeracy K-4 (3 credits) and EDU 397 Methods: PK-3 Early Reading (3 credits). All courses must be completed concurrently.

Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 222Educational Psych Child Dev3
EDU 338Academic Interventions3
EDU 395Clinical Experience1
EDU 397Methods: Teaching & Assessing (two courses)6
Total Hours13

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 2

Note: Students are required to complete EDU 397 Methods: PK-8 Language Arts (3 credits). All courses must be completed concurrently.

Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 346Exceptionalities3
EDU 370IntegTech into Educ3
EDU 395Clinical Experience1
EDU 397Methods: Teaching & Assessing3
EDU 407EEthics & Policy Issues3
ENST 472Gen Sci: Conservation Education3
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 3

Note:

  • Students must complete EDU 495 Clinical Experience: Level 3 (1 credit).
  • Students must complete four EDU 497 methods courses, including:
    • 5-8 Mathematics (3 credits),
    • K-8 Social Studies (3 credits),
    • K-8 Science (3 credits),
    • 4-8 Reading (3 credits).
  • All courses must be completed concurrently.
Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 340Classroom Management3
EDU 495Student Teaching1
EDU 497Teaching and Assessing (complete four courses)12
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 4

Note: EDU 494 is completed for 1 credit and EDU 495 is completed for 14 credits. All courses must be completed concurrently.

Complete all of the following courses:
EDU 494Seminar:Refl Pract & App Rsrch1
EDU 495Student Teaching14
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-