Montana State University

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

LS
Liberal Studies


LS 101US WAYS OF KNOWING

LS 102   INTRO TO LIBERAL STUDIES

LS 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

LS 301   INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR  

LS 401   SENIOR PROJECT

LS 460   TEACHING INTERNSHIP

LS 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

LS 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

LS 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

LS 101US WAYS OF KNOWING
F 3 cr. SEM 3
-- Introduction to the processes of academic inquiry through examination of topics in disciplines encompassed by the Fine Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

LS 102 INTRO TO LIBERAL STUDIES
S 1 cr. SEM 1
PREREQUISITE: University Seminar (US Course) or consent of instructor.
-- An introduction to the history and philosophy of liberal education and a review of the Fine Arts, Humanities, Social and Natural Science disciplines. The LS degree components and options will be explained, as will career opportunities.

LS 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.

LS 301 INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR
F,S 1 cr. SEM 1 Maximum 3 cr.
PREREQUISITE: University Seminar and sophomore standing.
-- The integration of knowledge, theories, and concepts across different disciplines in the Fine Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences.

LS 401 SENIOR PROJECT
F,S 4 cr. SEM 4
PREREQUISITE: CLS 101 or LS 101 and LS 301.
-- Senior capstone course. Opportunity for Liberal Studies majors to apply knowledge and experiences acquired throughout the program in researching and designing solutions to contemporary public policy issues.

LS 460 TEACHING INTERNSHIP
F,S
PREREQUISITE: US core and consent of instructor.
--As co-facilitators of a section of LS 101US, students will acquire and have the opportunity to practice classroom teaching strategies and mentoring skills.

LS 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.

LS 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. SEM Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites are dependent on the 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.

LS 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

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