Elementary Education B.A.

Bachelor of Arts - Elementary Education

College of ED & Human Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 116

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.75

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

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 Courses9-10
Literature
College Writing
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
Total Hours107-108

Language Arts Content Courses

Rule: All courses are required.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

9 Total Credits Required

Literature

Rule: Complete one of the following.

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

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

Minimum Required Grade: C-

College Writing

Rule: Complete the following course.

WRIT 101College Writing I3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Children's Literature

Rule: Complete the following course.

EDU 331Lit & Literacy for Children3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C- 


Science Content Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following.

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

BIOB 226NGen Science: Earth & Life Sci5
PHSX 225NGen Science: Phys & Chem Sci5
Total Hours10

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Social Studies Content Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

16 Total Credits Required

Geography

Rule: Complete one of the following.

GPHY 121SHuman Geography3
or GPHY 141S Geography of World Regions
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

American History

Rule: Complete one of the following.

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

HSTA 101HAmerican History I4
or HSTA 102H American History II
Total Hours4

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Other Social Studies Courses

Rule: Complete all of the following courses.

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

HSTA 255Montana History3
NASX 105HIntro Native Amer Studies3
PSCI 210SIntro to American Government3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C-  


Health and Physical Education

Rule: Complete all of the following.

HEE 302Methods of Instructional Strategies in Elementary PE3
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-  


The Arts

Rule: Complete all of the following.

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: All courses are required.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

60 Total Credits Required

Level 1

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

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).

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

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Note: Students are required to complete EDU 397 Methods: PK-8 Language Arts (3 credits).

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

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

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).
EDU 340Classroom Management3
EDU 495Student Teaching1
EDU 497Teaching and Assessing (complete four courses)12
Total Hours16

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Level 4

Rule: All courses must be completed concurrently.

Note: EDU 494 is completed for 1 credit and EDU 495 is completed for 14 credits.

EDU 494Seminar:Refl Pract & App Rsrch1
EDU 495Student Teaching14
Total Hours15

Minimum Required Grade: C-