Students choose from the following online courses based on what is recommended by the Liberal Studies Academic Advisor.

Spring 2020: January 13 - May 8

Rubric # Course

 

CRN #

Instructor Credit Core Liberal
Studies Requirement
ANTY 375 Anthropology of Humans and the Environment   Nancy Mahoney 3   Social Science
AS 403 Monsoon Asian Civilization 34913 Phil Williams 3    
ENSC 272CS Intro to Water Resources 32829 Gretchen Rupp 3 CS Natural Science
ERTH 101 Earth System Sciences   Robyn Gotz 4 IN Natural Science
GRMN 101 Elementary German I 34159 Kate Kithil 3  

Language

HSTA 322 American History: WWII to Present 35161 Janet Ore 3  

Humanities

LS 101

Ways of Knowing

Curiosity Killed the Cat: Exploring Creativity and Imagination

 

33385 Jennifer Hill 3 US

Humanities

LS 301 Heroes, Gender, and Identity 33571 John Townsend-Mehler 1  

Wild card - Nat Sci, Soc Sci, Fine Arts, or Hum

LS 350 Literature Review: Theory & Practice 33570 Star Bradley 3  

Wild card - Nat Sci, Soc Sci, Fine Arts, or Hum

LS 391 Myth, Memory, & Monuments  TBA Cheryl Hendry 3    Humanities
LS 391 Ways of Storytelling  TBA James Joyce 3    Humanities/Fine Arts
LS  391 Translating Global Cinema  TBA Nina Schweppe 3  
Humanities/
Social Science/Fine Arts
LS 451 Film, Photos and Culture  33372 Heather Hardester 3   Fine Arts/
Humanities
LS 490R Senior Project 34316 John Townsend-Mehler 4   Senior Project
MUSI 307 World Music 32831 David Charles 3 IA Fine Arts
NRSM 421 Holistic Thought and Management 32851

Cliff Montagne

Lora Soderquist

Roland Kroos

4   Natural Science
NUTRCS 221 Human Nutrition 32828 Janet Gamble 3 CS Natural Science
NUTR 351 Nutrition and Society 33602

Janet Gamble

3   Natural Science
PSCI 414 Drug Trafficking  35244

Katie McClain

3  

Social Science

PSCI 494 Rural Politics 35199

Jessi Bennion

3    
RLST 206 Origins of God 33575 Holly Grether 3 IH Humanities
RLST 321 Religion and Gender 33573 Holly Grether 3   Humanities
SOCI 357 Occupational and Corporate Crime 35262 David Eitle 3   Social Science
SPNS 102 Elementary Spanish II 33788 Veronica Garcia Moreno 3 D Language

Summer 2019

Rubric # CRN Course Instructor Credit Core Liberal Studies Requirement
LS  101 10979 Ways of Knowing: Gods & Monsters John Townsend-Mehler 3 US  
               
               

Fall 2019: August 26 - December 13

Rubric # CRN  Course Instructor Credit Core Liberal
Studies Requirement
AMST 202 23073 The Arts in America David Charles 3  RA Fine Arts
BIOO 262 25240 Introduction to Entomology Kevin O'Neill 3

 IN

Nat Sci
CHTH   414 25535 Health & Culture: A Global Perspective Michelle Grocke 3    
CHTH 435 23069 Human Response to Stress Katie DesLauriers 3   Natural Science
ERTH 101 23471 Earth System Sciences Robyn Gotz 4 IN Natural Science
GRMN 102D 24587 Elementary German II Liana McKelvy 3  

Humanities/

Language

HSTR 346 24169 Modern India Holly Grether 3  

Humanities

LS 301 24687 Science & Cinema John Townsend-Mehler 1  

Wild card - Nat Sci, Soc Sci, Fine Arts, or Hum

LS  391 25432 Love, Betrayal, and Hell in French Theater Brigette Morris 3  

Humanities

LS 402 25445 From the Closet to the Courts: Contraception in America Jennifer Hill 3  

Wild Card - Nat Sci, Soc Sci, Fine Arts, or Hum

LS 452 23557 This is Your Brain on Art and Music Heather Hardester 3  

Wild card - Nat Sci, Soc Sci, Fine Arts, or Hum

LS 490 24705 Senior Project John Townsend-Mehler 4  R Senior Project
LS 491 24068 Ways of Seeing Sarah Coletta-Flynn 3  

Fine Arts/

Humanities

M 105 23788 Contemporary Mathematics Joshua Gottemoller 3 Q Natural Science
NUTR 221 23071 Human Nutrition Janet Gamble 3 CS Natural Science
NUTR 321 23555 Nutrition in the Life Cycle

Melody Anacker

3   Natural Science
PHL 383 25505 Reason and Revolution

Jeffrey Stephenson

3   Humanities
PSCI 302 23790 Media and Politics

Tanner McFadden

3  

Social Science/

Fine Arts

PSCI 491 25517 Political Crime

Kenneth Silvestri

3  

Social Science

RLST 207 24167 Myth and Belief Holly Grether 3 IH Humanities
SOCI 320 25406 Sociology of Religion Karen Gregg 3   Social Science
SPNS 101 23070 Elementary Spanish I Veronica Garcia Moreno 3 D

Language/

Humanities

 

 


Course Prerequisites

Many of the courses have prerequisites that must be satisfied.  Prerequisites will be detailed in the course descriptions.

Undergraduate Program Prerequisites and Policy

Online Course Format

Montana State University offers a series of fully online undergraduate courses. Courses in this program are delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L), which is MSU’s online learning management system. Most courses in this program adhere to the traditional campus calendar and will have due dates for homework, quizzes, exams, etc. Exams are taken through D2L, although some online courses may require you to find a proctor or testing center in your area to take exams. The online courses are often the same courses and taught by the same faculty as the on-campus versions.

You can watch an overview video describing the basics of Desire2Learn:

Tutoring

MSU Smarty Cats may offer distance tutoring for select courses for a minimal fee.

Academic Advisement

Academic advisement is provided to each student to tailor a program of study based on individual academic background.

Schedule Appointment

For More Information

John Townsend-Mehler
Academic Advisor
(406) 994-3102
Contact John
Schedule Appointment

Sarah Coletta-Flynn
Program Manager
(406) 994-7441
Email Sarah

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