Suggested course of study for a transfer to The University of Montana - Missoula:
Transfer Articulation Agreement
The following 2 + 2 program of study is established to prepare students for acceptance into the UM Elementary Education program with junior standing. Students who complete the following program of study at FVCC will be prepared to apply for acceptance into the Teacher Education Program at UM. Students may transfer to the UM Missoula campus to complete the Bachelor’s degree or complete it through the UM Distance Learning Cohort based at FVCC. A new cohort of distance learning students begins each fall on the FVCC campus for students who have completed FVCC’s program of study and have been accepted into the University of Montana and the Teacher Education program. See your FVCC advisor for more information.
Upper Division Courses to Complete through UM-Missoula
Upon completing the first two years of study and earning an AA degree from FVCC, students will apply for acceptance into UM-Missoula’s College of Education and Human Sciences and complete the following courses to finish the Bachelor of Arts degree:
NOTE: Courses for each level are co-requisites; they must be taken concurrently. All courses in one level must be successfully completed prior to moving into the next level.
Level 1 Learning and Instruction
EDU 222 Educational Psychology and Child Development
EDU 338 Academic Interventions
EDU 395 Clinical Experience: Level 1
EDU 397 Methods: PK-4: Early Numeracy
EDU 397 Methods: PK-3: Early Literacy
Level 2: Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
EDU 339 Methods: PK-8 Language Arts
EDU 346 Exceptionalities
EDU 370 Integrating Technology into Education
EDU 395 Clinical Experience: Level 2
EDU 407 Ethics and Policy Issues
ENST 472 General Science: Conservation Education
Level 3: Pedagogy and Content Knowledge
EDU 340 Classroom Management
EDU 451 Clinical Experience: Level 3
EDU 497 Methods: Teaching and Assessing 5-8 Mathematics
EDU 497 Methods: Teaching and Assessing K-8 Social Studies
EDU 497 Methods: Teaching and Assessing K-8 Science
EDU 497 Methods: Teaching and Assessing K-8 Reading
Level 4 Student Teaching
EDU 494 Reflective Practice and Applied Research
EDU 495 Student Teaching K-8
For more information about this program, contact the FVCC Student Support Center or a Faculty Advisor.
Student Support Center Advisor
Eliza Thomas, M.A.
Laura VanDeKop, M.S.
The information on all transfer programs is subject to change. Students should see their advisor to explore other possibilities not specifically listed in the program.