Graduate Studies

Teacher Licensure

 

Program Structure

Licensure requires additional undergraduate coursework in content area and general education to meet Montana Professional Educator Preparation Program Standards (PEPPS).

 

This program structure is an example of the courses you would likely take in this program. For a copy of the official plan of study click HERE for elementary or HERE for secondary.

Elementary Teacher Licensure Program

 

courses credits
Licensure professional Core 21
EDCI 500 Curriculum Development 2
EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum 2
EDCI 572 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDCI 584 Student Teaching (Elementary) 6
EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, & Legal Issues in Ed. 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development & Learning 3
SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners 3
Elementary Specialization 17
EDCI 511 Instructional Strategies in Language Arts & Children’s Literature 2
EDCI 512 Instructional Strategies in Social Studies 2
EDCI 513 Instructional Strategies in Mathematics 2
EDCI 514 Instructional Strategies in Science 2
EDCI 517 Integrating Arts into the Curriculum 4
HHP 412 ATOD Awareness 1
HHP 518 Health Enhancement Methods & Materials K-8 2
RD 510 Instructional Practices in Literacy Education 2
Total minimum credits required for degree 38

 

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Secondeary Teacher Licensure Program

 

courses credits
Licensure Professional Core 21
EDCI 500 Curriculum Development 2
EDCI 519 Graduate Practicum 3
EDCI 572 Introduction to Educational Technology 3
EDCI 584 Student Teaching (K-12)
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EDCI 586 Student Teaching (Secondary)
6
EDF 515 Social, Philosophical, & Legal Issues in Education 3
EDF 530 Advanced Human Development & Learning 3
SPED 540 Education of Exceptional Learners 3
Secondary and K-12 Specialization 7-10
Content Area methods (dependent upon discipline) 2-4
HHP 412 ATOD Awareness 1
RD 520 Content Area Reading & Writing 3
EDU 315 Indian Education for All 2
Total minimum credits required for secondary program 30-33

 

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If you are a graduate student receiving financial aid, you must be enrolled in at least 6 graduate level credits that apply to your program.