Montana State University

TE
Technology Education


TE 101   INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

TE 113   BASIC ELECTRONICS/COMPUTER NETWORKS

TE 207   MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

TE 214   MATERIALS MACHINING AND SAFETY

TE 230   2-D COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING

TE 250CS TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY

TE 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

TE 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

TE 294   SEMINAR

TE 330   TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY

TE 331   ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

TE 353   TEACHING PRACTICES

TE 360   TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM

TE 406   CURRICULUM AND FACILITIES PLANNING

TE 410   COMPUTER AIDED MACHINING & MANUFACTURING

TE 417C  MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

TE 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

TE 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

TE 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

TE 494   SEMINAR

TE 498   INTERNSHIP

TE 501   HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

TE 530   3D MODELING & ANIMATION

TE 594   SEMINAR


TE 101 INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
F 1 cr. LEC 1
-- Introduction to the rationale, principles, concepts, and philosophy of technology education. An overview of the Technology Education paradigm is provided through a variety of class activities.

TE 113 BASIC ELECTRONICS/COMPUTER NETWORKS
S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
-- Provides basic understanding of electricity/electronics as it can be used to design and control devices. Basic principles and theory behind computer operation and networking are also reviewed.

TE 207 MATERIALS AND PROCESSES
F, S alternate years, to be offered 2010 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
-- Exploration of technical competencies using tools and equipment common to wood, metal and composite materials related to industrial usage.

TE 214 MATERIALS MACHINING AND SAFETY
S alternate years, to be offered 2010 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 207
-- Materials processing information and laboratory practice with emphasis on laboratory/machine facility safety. Machine tool technology practices emphasized.

TE 230 2-D COMPUTER-AIDED DRAFTING
F,Su 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
-- Provides the learner with an understanding of two-dimensional computer-aided drafting. Includes instruction on the use of a complete computer aided drafting system.

TE 250CS TECHNOLOGY & SOC IETY
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- The major technological periods, inventions, and innovations that have altered the course of humanity and their impact on the civilization process, leading to a perspective on technological literacy.

TE 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.

TE 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- 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.

TE 294 SEMINAR
F,S Max 4 cr.
-- Topics offered at the lower division level which are not covered in regular courses.

TE 330 TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY
S alternate years, to be offered 2009 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 101 and TE 207
-- Systems analysis of transportation technologies. Study of transportation systems of land, sea, and air, and the dependence on energy forms to operate transportation systems. Development of technological literacy pertinent to transportation and energy systems through problem solving activities.

TE 331 ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
S 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
-- Students explore the technical and technological concepts of communication systems and sub-systems.

TE 353 TEACHING PRACTICES
F 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITE: EDSD 452
-- Provides additional experiences in planning, teaching and evaluating lessons in Technology Education.

TE 360 TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM
F,S 3 cr. LAB 3
PREREQUISITE: Consent of Instructor.
-- Self-selected, self-directed interdisciplinary field experience arranged with and supervised by an academic advisor. This practicum will pertain to the transfer of technological literacy in a variety of settings.

TE 406 CURRICULUM AND FACILITIES PLANNING
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Acceptance in Teacher Education program; junior standing.
COREQUISITE: EDSD 352
-- Determining appropriate development of Technology Education and Agricultural Education programs based on an analysis of student and community needs. Organizing subject matter materials and laboratory resources to promote the development of standard based curricula.

TE 410 COMPUTER AIDED MACHINING & MANUFACTURING
On Demand 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 230.
-- Understanding of computer aided machining and manufacturing. Includes instruction in the use and operation of a complete CAM system including applications on a CNC milling machine.

TE 417C MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY
F 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 207 and TE 230 and junior or senior standing.
-- Capstone course. Study and application of manufacturing concepts common to industry, including the stages of initial planning, prototype construction through the use of modern manufacturing techniques, market research, and analysis.

TE 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.

TE 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for 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.

TE 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

TE 494 SEMINAR
On Demand 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing and as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the upper division level not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

TE 498 INTERNSHIP
F,S,Su 2 - 12 cr. IND (Maximum 12 cr.)
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head.
-- An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business or other organization to provide guided experience in a technology field.

TE 501 HISTORY & PHILOSOPHY OF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
F,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
-- A review of national trends and issues in Technology Education and their implications for program development at the local, state and national level.

TE 530 3D MODELING & ANIMATION
S alternate years, to be offered even years 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 230 or EGEN 115, 116, 117 or have consent of instructor
-- This courses is designed to provide the learner with experiences that build on previous AutoCAD use and focuses primarily on the creations of 3D solid models. Animations will be developed which use the 3D solid models created in class.

TE 594 SEMINAR
On Demand 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing or seniors by petition. Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Topics offered at the graduate level which are not covered in regular courses. Students participate in preparing and presenting discussion material.

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