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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

CLS
College of Letters and Science


CLS 101US  KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNITY

CLS 201US  KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNITY

CLS 290R   UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

CLS 291    SPECIAL TOPICS

CLS 460    TEACHING FELLOWSHIP 

CLS 490R   UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

CLS 492    INDEPENDENT STUDY



Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

CLS 101US KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNITY
F,S 3 cr. SEM 3
PREREQUISITE: First year students (less than 30 credits) only.
-- Small seminar-style classes. Introduction to university study and the excitement of intellectual inquiry. Participation in a community of learners. Readings in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. Emphasis on critical thinking, effective communication, and active learning.

CLS 201US KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNITY
F,S 3 cr. SEM 3
-- CLS 201 is similar to CLS 101 but is designed for students beyond their freshman year. CLS 201 is open to students who have completed at least 30 credits; students will not receive credit if they have passed CLS 101 with a grade of C- or better. Small seminar-style classes.

CLS 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

CLS 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

CLS 460 TEACHING FELLOWSHIP (TEACHING INTERNSHIP) effective F/05
F,S 2-3 cr. SEM 2 Maximum 6 credits.
-- As co-facilitators of a section of CLS 101US or CLS 201US, students will learn and have the opportunity to practice classroom teaching strategies and mentoring skills.

CLS 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 6 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

CLS 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
F,S 1 cr. IND Maximum 2 cr.
COREQUISITE: CLS 460.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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