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Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

TE
Technology Education


TE 101   INTRODUCTION TO TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

TE 113   BASIC ELECT/COMPUTER NETWORKS

TE 207   MATERIALS AND PROCESSES

TE 214   MAT MACHINE 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   ALTERNATIVE POWER/ENERGY TECHNOLOGY

TE 331   ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

TE 353   TEACHING PRACTICES

TE 360   TECHNOLOGY PRACTICUM

TE 406   CURRICULUM AND FACILITIES PLANNING

TE 410   COMPUTER AIDED AND INDUSTRIAL 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


Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

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 ELECT/COMPUTER NETWORKS
S
-- 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 2012 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
-- Exploration of technical competencies engineering, applications, processes, tools and equipment as they are employed by industry in the application of materials including but not limited to wood, metal, and composite materials.

TE 214 MAT MACHINE SAFETY
S alternate years, to be offered even years.
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. Students explore and create two dimensional drawings with the aid of AutoCAD software (made by Auto desk). Drawings focus on architecture, mechanical and civil engineering applications.

TE 250CS TECHNOLOGY & SOC IETY
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
-- Closely linked to the various sciences, technology has developed out of human need to solve real problems of society and to advance science. An exploration and examination of major technological periods, inventions, and innovations that have altered the course of humanity and their impact on the civilization process will lead to a perspective on technological literacy. This course will introduce students to the study of technology, not so much as a method for “doing technology”, but as an impetus for social and cultural change related to technology .

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 ALTERNATIVE POWER/ENERGY TECHNOLOGY
S alternate years, to be offered odd years 3 cr. LEC 1 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 101 and TE 207
-- Through a variety of research and applied learning activities, students will develop an understanding of various power/energy sources while at the same time gaining new perspectives on the feasibility and appropriateness of adopting and implementing a variety of power/energy systems to meet current societal needs.

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 including audio/video production and web-based applications.

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 AND INDUSTRIAL MACHINING & MANUFACTURING
On Demand 4 cr. LEC 2 LAB 2
PREREQUISITE: TE 207 and 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. Course content includes machine tools technology practice related to traditional machining techniques.

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 course is designed to provide the learner with experiences that build on previous AutoCAD use and focuses primarily on the creation of 3D solid models.

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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