Montana State University

Teaching Minors



ART K-12

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
ARTZ 106RA--Visual Language-2-D Foundations    4
ARTZ 108RA- Visual Language-3-D Foundations    4
ARTZ 105RA--Visual Language-Drawing    3
ARTH 200IA--Art of World Civilization I      4
ARTH 201IA--Art of World Civilization II      4
Take one class from the following: 4
     ARTZ 221--Painting I      
     ARTZ 211RA--Drawing I       
     ARTZ 271--Printmaking I  
     ARTZ 261--Metals I   
     ARTZ 251--Sculpture I    
     ARTZ 231--Ceramics I    
Take one class from the following: 5
     ARTZ 332 --Intermed Ceramics    
     ARTZ 373 --Printmaking - Lith  
     ARTZ 352 --Int Sculpture    
     ARTZ 312 --Int Drawing    
     ARTZ 376 --Printmaking Relief  
     ARTZ 374 --Printmaking - Serigraphy  
     ARTZ 375 --Printmaking Intaglio  
     ARTZ 322 --Int Painting  
     ARTZ 379 --Alternate Print Media    
EDU 397--Methods: K-8 Art (3)
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Art (3)
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BIOLOGY

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
BIOB 170IN--Principles of Biological Diversity    4
BIOB 160--Principles of Living Systems      4
BIOE 370--General Ecology 3
BIOB 420--Evolution 3
Take one of the following:  
     BIOB 375--General Genetics     3
     BIOB 377--Practical Genetics     3
Take one of the following:  
     BIOE 408--Rocky Mountain Vegetation     2
     BIOB 416--Alpine Ecology      3
Take one of the following:  
     BIOM 103IN--Unseen Universe: Microbes    3
     BIOM 360--General Microbiology     5
Take one of the following:
     BIOB 412--Animal Physiology    3
     BIOO 433--Plant Physiology  3
Biology Electives (except BIOB 100) 3
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Science (3)
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Chemistry

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
BCH 380--Biochemistry    5
CHMY 141--College Chemistry I     4
CHMY 143--College Chemistry II     4
CHMY 211--Elements of Organic Chem     5
CHMY 361--Elements of Physical Chemistry     4
CHMY 362--Elements of Physical Chem Lab     1
Take one of the following:
     CHMY 311--Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis 3
     CHMY 401--Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Science (3)
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EARTH SCIENCE

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
ERTH 101IN --Earth System Science 4
ERTH 102CS --Topics in Earth Science 4
ERTH 307--Principles of Geomorphology     4
ERTH 303--Weather and Climate     3
GEO 302--Mineralogy &Optical Mineralogy 4
GEO 211--Earth History and Evolution     3
Take one of the following:
     GEO 312--Dinosaur Paleontology    3
     GEO 310--Invertebrate Paleontology     3
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Science (3)
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Students who are required to take more than 8 credits listed above in their major must take additional elective physical science courses in the Earth Sciences, Geography, or Geology rubric with the advice and consent of their minor advisor in Earth Sciences.


ECONOMICS

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Departmental Courses Required Credits
ECNS 101IS--Economic Way of Thinking    3
ECNS 202--Principles of Macroeconomics    3
ECNS204IS--Microeconomics     3
ECNS 303--Intermediate Macro with Calculus    3
ECNS 311--Int Micro with Econ Ed APPs  3
ECNS 313--Money and Banking    3
One additional ECNS course at the 300 or 400 levels;
(No seminars, 492s, or 490's)
3

Approved Math course

3-4
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Social Studies     (3)
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NOTE: ECNS 251 (Honors Economics, 4 credits) may be substituted for the three-course sequence: ECNS 101, ECNS 202, and ECNS 204.


FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
 FCS 101--Individual & Fam Devel Well-Being 3
     OR
          EDEC 160--Early Child-Adol Dev 3
          and
          FCS 261--Adult Devel and Aging 3
FCS 263--Relationships and Family Systems 3
IDSN 101 --Introduction to Design 3
NUTR 221CS--Basic Human Nutrition 3
NUTR 226--Food Fundamentals 3
NUTR 227--Food Fundamentals Lab 2
FCS 138--Survey of Family Finance & Cons Issues 3
FCS 219--Apparel Construction 3
FCS 337--Personal & Fam Finance I 3
FCS 450 --Curriculum Devel in FCS Ed 3
EDU 497 --Methods: Family & Cons Sci (3)
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FRENCH K-12

Credits
FRCH 101--Elementary French I    4
FRCH 102D--Elementary French II     4
FRCH 201D--Intermediate French I     3
FRCH 220D--French Lang Culture     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     FRCH 305--Histoire Civilization
     FRCH 320D--La France Aujourd'Hui
FRCH 323--Adv Grammar & Comp    3
FRCH 324--Adv Conv & Phonetic     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     FRCH 401--French Literature I
     FRCH 402--French Literature II
EDU 496--Methods: K-12 Modern Language (4)
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GERMAN K-12

Credits
GRMN 101--Elementary German I    4
GRMN 102D--Elementary German II     4
GRMN 201D--Intermediate German I     3
GRMN 220D--German Language & Cult     3
GRMN 330--Adv Gram Conv Comp I     3
GRMN 331--Adv Gram Conv Comp II     3
GRMN 401--Linguistics-Phonetics     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     ML 344--Instr Perspectives
     GRMN 350--German Culture & Civilization
     GRMN 303IH--Issues of German Cinema
     GRMN 315--Survey of German Literature
     GRMN 320--Contemporary German Literature
     GRMN 450R--Sem: German Lit & Cult
EDU 497--Methods: K-12 Modern Language (4)
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GOVERNMENT

Take all of the following: (9 credits)  
PSCI 210IS--Intro to American Government 3
PSCI 230--International Relations 3
PSCI 214IS--Principles of Political Science 3
Take two of the following:(American Institution or Advisor approved courses; 6 credits)  
     PSCI 346--American Presidency  
     PSCI 306--Legislative Process  
     PSCI 341--Political Parties and Elections  
     PSCI 471--American Constitutional Law  
     PSCI 302--Media and Politics  
     PSCI 441--Montana Local Politics  
Take two of the following: (Political Processes and International/Political Theory or Advisor approved course; 6 credits)  
     PSCI 436--Politics of Food and Hunger  
     PSCI 451--Ancient & Medieval Pol Sci  
     PSCI 439--International Human Rights  
     PSCI 354--Contemp Issues in Pol Theory  

The Department offers a Teaching Minor in History to strengthen the academic portfolios of non-majors preparing for teaching careers. Students are required to consult with the Department's certification officer prior to declaring the Teaching Minor.

HISTORY

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.


Credits
All required
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I 4
     HSTR 102IH--Western Civilization II 4
     HSTA 101IH--American History I 4
     HSTA 102IH--American History II 4
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History 4
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia 4
     HSTR 145D--Reinventing Japan 4
All required
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Social Studies (3)
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Mathematics

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
M 171Q--Calculus I    4
M 172Q--Calculus II     4
M 273Q--Multivariable Calculus     4
M 242--Methods of Proof     3
M 328--Higher Math for Sec Teachers     3
M 329--Modern Geometry     3
M 428--Math Modeling for Teachers     3
STAT 332--Statistics for Scientists and Engineers    3
EDU 497--Methods: 9-12 Mathematics (3)
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PHYSICS

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
Take one of the following:
     PHSX 220--Gen & Mod Phys I    4
     PHSX 240 --Honors Gen & Mod Phys I     4
Take one of the following:
     PHSX 222--Physics II    4
     PHSX 242 --Honrs Gen & Mod Phys II     4
PHSX 224 --Physics III    4
PHSX 301 --Intro Theoretical Phys     3
PHSX 261--Physical Measurements I     2
PHSX 262 --Laboratory Electronics II      2
Take one of the following:
     PHSX 320 --Classical Mechanics    4
     PHSX 423 --Electr & Magnetism I     3
Physics elective (200 level or above) 3
Approved elective in Biology,
      Chemistry, or Earth Science
3
EDU 497--Methods: 5-12 Science (3)
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READING K-12

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
EDU 432--Lit & Literacy for Yng Adults     3
EDCI 438--Literacy Assessment, Diagnosis & Instruction      3
EDU 401--Intro Lit Leadership Ed    3
EDU 498--Internship     2
EDU 331--Literature & Literacy for Children     3
EDU 330--Emergent Literacy 4
EDU 431--Teaching Reading 4-8      4
EDU 481 --Literacy Across the Curriculum     2
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SPANISH K-12

Credits
SPNS 101--Elementary Spanish I    4
SPNS 102D--Elementary Spanish II     4
SPNS 201D--Intermediate Spanish I    3
SPNS 220D--Spanish Language & Culture     3
SPNS 323--Adv Grammar & Phonetics    3
SPNS 324--Spanish Adv Conversat & Comp     3
 
Select three credits from the following: 3
SPNS 361--Hispanic Texts & Cinema   
SPNS 416--Spanish Culture & Revolution   
SPNS 335IH--Travel in Lat Am Lit & Film
Select three credits from the following: 3
     SPNS 320--Spanish Culture & Civilization
     SPNS 330--Latin Amer Cult & Civ
     SPNS 325--Survey of Spanish Lit
     SPNS 332--Contemp Latin Amer Literature
EDU 497--Methods: K-12 Modern Language 4
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TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
TE 207--Materials and Processes    4
AGED 333--Construction Technology     3
ARCH 241 --Building Construction 3
TE 406--Curr & Facilities Plan     3
TE 101--Intro to Technology Ed     1
TE 230--2-D Comp Aided Drafting     3
TE 330--Alternate Power/Energy Tech     3
TE 331--Electronic Communication Tech     4
TE 353--Teaching Practices 1
TE 417--Manufacturing Technology      3
EDU 497--Ag. & Tech Ed. (3)
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