MSU Billings Catalog

Elementary Teacher Licensure Program

(Non-Degree Teacher Licensure)

This non-degree program is designed for persons with baccalaureate degrees from accredited institutions who wish to become elementary education teachers.  The additional required teaching major content coursework can be located in the undergraduate catalog under the content area teaching option.  The licensure program offers many evening and some online courses.

All students seeking a degree or post baccalaureate program through the Department of Educational Theory & Practice must obtain criminal background reports by submitting fingerprints to the Licensure Office upon application to Graduate Studies.

Licensure Professional Core
EDCI 500Curriculum Development2
EDCI 519Graduate Practicum2
EDCI 572Intro Educational Technology3
EDCI 585Student Teaching (Elementary)6
EDF 515Social & Phil Issues in Educ3
EDF 530Adv Human Dev & Learning3
SPED 540Educ of Exceptional Learners3
Subtotal22
Elementary Specialization
EDCI 511Inst Strtgs Lang Arts/Chld Lit2
EDCI 512Inst Strtgs in Social Studies2
EDCI 513Inst Strtgs in Mathematics2
EDCI 514Inst Strtgs in Science2
EDCI 517Intgrtng Arts Across Elem Curr4
HHP 518Hlth Enhncmnt Mthd & Mtrls K-82
HTH 412Drugs and Alcohol1
RD 510Instructional Practices2
Subtotal17
Total Minimum Credits39

In addition, Indian Education for All requirements must be met prior to licensure.