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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED 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


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 conducted by phone or Business Skype.

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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