General Science Broadfield

The General Science Broadfield program prepares students to be licensed to teach all middle and senior high school science areas in the state of Montana. See the Teacher Education Program page for entrance requirements.

Secondary level endorsement will cover grades  five through twelve for all applicants graduating from approved programs. Practicum and student teaching experiences are coordinated through the Office of Field Placement & Licensure

Program Sequence

Freshman YearCredits
FallSpring
WRIT 101W - College Writing I3  
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus4  
HDFS 101IS - Indiv and Fam Dev: Lifespan13  
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4  
Elective3  
EDU 101US - Teaching and Learning  3
EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev1  3
EDU 202 - Early Field Experience1  1
PHSX 205 - College Physics I  4
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I  4
Year Total: 17 15
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ12  
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4  
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II4  
PHSX 207 - College Physics II4  
IA/RA* CoreIt is recommended to take an RA to meet both the IA & RA Core. 3  
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education1  3
ERTH 101IN - Earth System Sciences  4
BIOE 370 - General Ecology (equiv to 270)  3
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry  5
IH Core  3-4
Year Total: 17 18-19
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn13  
BIOB 375 - General Genetics3  
BIOO 412 - Animal Physiology
or BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology
3  
Elective3  
Earth Science Elective4  
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners1  3
BIOB 420 - Evolution  3
ERTH 303 - Weather and Climate
or GEO 211 - Earth History and Evolution
  3
BIOM 103IN - Unseen Universe: Microbes
or BIOM 360 - General Microbiology
  3-5
Elective  3
Year Total: 16 15-17
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
ASTR 371 - Solar System Astronomy4  
History of Science (Restricted Elective)3  
EDU 497 - Methods (5-12 Science )13  
EDU 395 - Practicum (5-12)11-3  
EDU 494 - Seminar: Lab Safety1  
Elective3  
EDU 495 - Student Teaching1  5-16
EDU 408 - Professional Issues: K-121  2
Year Total: 15-17 7-18
Total Program Credits: 120-136

A minimum of 128 credits is required for graduation; 42 of these credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.

All courses with a 1 indicated by the name is a Required course for Elementary Education. 

Note: While we recommend this sequence, there will be some variance, especially between courses taken by the end of the junior year and first-semester senior year.