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2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Modern History and Secondary Education, BA

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Please see catalog section on applying for TEP Admission processes  and other program requirements for additional information. The UMW Department of Education strongly recommends that candidates consider licensure in the Interdisciplinary Studies, BA  .  This broadfield degree is highly sought in Montana schools.  A Coaching Minor  is also available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure.

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

Highly Recommended General Education Courses

Modern History Major: 40 Credits

Select 1 courses/4 credits from the following:

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following

Select 2 course/8 credits from the following

  • Any two HSTA/HSTR course at a 300 or 400 level not previously taken 8 Credit(s)

Select 1 course/4 credits from the following Capstone options:

Student Teaching: 8-12 Credits


Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

Modern History And Secondary Education Total Credits: 128

Additional Modern History and Secondary Education Degree and Course Information

Students in an internship program (e.g. Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 - Internship  for EDU 495S  . Consult with the Director of Field Experiences to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching.  ECP 100   is recommended to fulfill this requirement.

Recommended Four Year Course Sequence

This list includes the major, minor, and option core classes as guidelines to complete in four years. It is one example of how the program can be completed in four years; faculty advisors assist students in choosing among the options in a given semester to insure progress towards completion of the program. Students should complete general education and elective requirements while working with these guidelines.

Freshmen Year Modern History And Education Courses

Junior Year Modern History And Education Courses

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