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
EDU 101US - Teaching and Learning3  
HDFS 101IS - Indiv and Fam Dev: Lifespan3  
BIOB 170IN - Principles of Biological Diversity4  
M 161Q - Survey of Calculus4  
W Core3  
EDU 223IS - Educ Psych and Adolescent Dev
or EDU 222IS - Educ Psych & Child Development
  3
CHMY 141 - College Chemistry I
& CHMY 142 - College Chemistry I Lab
  4
PHSX 205 - College Physics I  4
IA/RA Core  3
Elective  3
Year Total: 17 17
Sophomore YearCredits
FallSpring
EDU 370 - Integrating Tech into Educ3  
BIOB 160 - Principles of Living Systems4  
CHMY 143 - College Chemistry II
& CHMY 144 - College Chemistry II Lab
4  
PHSX 207 - College Physics II4  
EDU 211D - Multicultural Education  3
BIOE 370 - General Ecology   3
CHMY 211 - Elements of Organic Chemistry
& CHMY 212 - Elements of Organic Chemistry Lab
  4
ERTH 101IN - Earth System Sciences  4
Elective  3
Year Total: 15 17
Junior YearCredits
FallSpring
EDSP 306 - Exceptional Learners3  
BIOB 375 - General Genetics3  
BIOO 412 - Animal Physiology
or BIOO 433 - Plant Physiology
3  
Earth Science Elective - Choose one of the following:4  
ERTH 212RN - Yellowstone: Scientific Lab
ERTH 303 - Weather and Climate
GEO 103CS - Intro to Envrmntl Geology
GEO 211 - Earth History and Evolution
GEO 315 - Structural Geology3
Elective3  
EDU 347 - Managing the Learning Environment for K-12/Secondary  2
EDU 382 - Assessmt, Curric, Instructn  3
BIOM 103IN - Unseen Universe: Microbes
or BIOM 360 - General Microbiology
  3-5
BIOB 420 - Evolution  3
ERTH 303 - Weather and Climate
or GEO 211 - Earth History and Evolution
  3
IH/RH Core  3-4
Year Total: 16 17-20
Senior YearCredits
FallSpring
EDP 304 - Practicum: 5-12/K-122  
EDP 305 - Practicum Lab: 5-12/K-121  
EDM 403 - Methods: 5-12 Science3  
EDU 494 - Seminar: Lab Safety1  
ASTR 371 - Solar System Astronomy4  
History of Science - Choose one of the following:3  
HSTA 412IH - American Thought and Culture
HSTA 470 - American Environmental History
HSTR 205CS - The World Environment
HSTR 207CS - Sci and Tech in World History
HSTR 208RH - Sci,Envir,Tech,Soc: Common Exp
HSTR 282CS - Darwinian Revolution
HSTR 417 - Early Modern Science
HSTR 419 - Modern Science
HSTR 484 - World Environmental History
RLST 217IH - Religion, Sci & Environment
Elective3  
EDU 495R - Student Teaching  12
Year Total: 17 12
Total Program Credits: 128-131

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

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.