Oct 21, 2018  
2018-2019 Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Catalog

Early Childhood Education:Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3, BS


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Credit Requirements


General Education: 32 Credits


General Education 

Select the following for 4 credits of Behavioral and Social Sciences


Student Teaching: 8-12 Credits


Electives


Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 129.

P-3 Early Childhood Education Total Credits: 129


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 conductedby 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.

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