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2011-2012 Catalog 
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Biological Science (MT), B.S. & Biology Secondary Education Certificate (UMW)

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Students at Montana Tech of the University of Montana completing the first four years of the curriculum outlined below will meet:

  • The requirements for the B.S. degree in Biological Sciences from Montana Tech of The University of Montana
  • Montana Tech’s and hence the MUS General Education core requirement.
  • Please refer to Biological Sciences  for further information pertaining to the Biological Sciences.
  • Advisor: Dr. Rick Douglass (406) 496-4450

Students who are accepted for admission to and successfully complete the Teacher Education Program at The University of Montana-Western, after successfully completing the 5th year, as outlined below, will be in a position to receive:

  • Montana Secondary Education Certification in Biology.

Montana Tech of The University of Montana

Biological Sciences




Fall Semester

Total: 18

Spring Semester

Total: 14


Fall Semester

Total: 15

Spring Semester

Total: 17

Total (Montana Tech of the University of Montana) 123 + 6 (UM-Western): 130

Additional Course required for the Physical Science Endorsement

(this course can be taken while obtaining the Biological Sciences degree)

Total: 3

The University of Montana - Western Courses

Fifth Year

Fall Semester OR Taken as Summer Courses when Available

  • EDU 328 - Assessment, Curric. & Instuction 4 credits
  • EDU 329 - Classroom Management 4 credits
  • EDU 495 - Methods & Materials in Science 4 credits
  • ED 311 - Culture, Schools & Communities 4 credits
Total: 16

Spring Semester

  • ED 495 - Student Teaching-Secondary Ed 8 credits
  • EDU 306 - School Law 4 credits
Total: 12

Total (The University of Montana - Western): 28


*UMW Courses

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