Additional BS: P-3 Early Childhood Education Degree and Course Information
Students completing the Elementary Education, BS who seek endorsement in Early Childhood Education: P-3 must complete the Early Childhood Education Minor .
Teachers applying to the University of Montana Western who already hold a Montana License in Elementary Education, BS and who plan to add an Early Childhood Education: P-3 endorsement must complete the Early Childhood Education Minor
Distance candidates completing the ECE: P-3 Bachelor degree are not required to attend senior seminar but are responsible for calling the UMW field placement office prior to TEP Gateway 2 in order to receive pertinent information regarding student teaching. Pertinent information will be distributed using online technologies. Required meetings will be conducted by phone or Business Skype.
Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 370 , EDU 371 , or EDEC 331 , students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115 Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131 Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).
Students who complete P-3 BS Degree Requirements may obtain a K-8 endorsement through completion of the following courses and the PRAXIS Exam. These courses are offered on the Montana Western campus.