Major Program Requirements
Thirty-six semester credits of history, including:
HI 101-102 History of Western Civilization
HI 211-212 History of Modern Europe
HI 221-222 History of the United States
HI 231 Montana and the West
HI 251 Introduction to East Asia
or HI 271 History of Modern Latin America
or HI 291 Modern African History
HI 494 Historiography
HI 495 Research Seminar in History
And 6 semester credits of history courses at the 300-400 level.
Other Program Requirements
Completion of a modern foreign or classical language (Latin or Greek) through the intermediate level.
Professional Education Requirements
AN/SO 218 Introduction to Native American Studies
CS 103 Instructional Media and Technology
ED 102 Foundations of Education
ED 205 Classroom Management
ED/PSY 229 Educational Psychology
ED 245 Diversity Field Experience
ED 318 Content Area Reading and Secondary Methods
ED 344 Secondary Social Studies
ED 405 Education Seminar
ED 410 Student Teaching
ED 412 Measurement & Assessment in Teaching
HPE 214 The School Health Program
PSY 228 Adolescent Psychology
SPED 300 Introduction to Exceptional Children
Note: Students interested in the secondary education option should
also consult the social science program in the Department of Education:
Health, Physical and Teacher section.
Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program and Student Teaching Program
A. Teacher Education Program: Individuals pursuing academic
programs that lead to teacher licensure must seek admission to
the teacher education program by the end of their sophomore
B. Student Teaching Program: In the spring semester of the
junior year all preservice teachers must seek admission to the
student teaching program. See index for page numbers for the Teacher Education and Student Teaching Program.
1. In order to be licensed to teach in a secondary school in Montana, a student is required to have a teaching minor as well as the teaching major in a subject field that is acceptable for licensure.
2. All degree students should review requirements for graduation.
3. All history for secondary education students must have a minimum 2.5cumulative grade point average. All Professional Education Requirements, Major Program Requirements, and Other Program Requirements must becompleted with a grade of “C” or better.