Teacher Preparation

Major Teaching Field of Psychology

For an endorsement in the major teaching field of Psychology, a student must complete the requirements for the B.A. degree with a major in Psychology, General Emphasis. Students also must complete C&I 428, gain admission to Teacher Education and Student Teaching and meet the requirements for certification as a secondary teacher (see the School of Education section of UM catalog).

Students are advised that the demand in Montana high schools for teaching of courses in this field is limited. Students should complete the required second endorsement (major or minor) in a field other than Drama, Economics, Geography, Journalism or Sociology.

Minor Teaching Field of Psychology

For an endorsement in the minor teaching field of Psychology, a student must complete the requirements for the psychology minor as given in the section, Requirements for a Minor. Students also must complete C&I 428, gain admission to Teacher Education and Student Teaching and meet the requirements for certification as a secondary teacher (see the School of Education section of UM catalog).