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MSU 2012-2014 Catalog > Course Rubrics

Courses Sorted by Subject Codes/Rubrics


Courses are listed alphabetically by subject code. In addition to an actual description of the course, each listing includes course credit, mode of instruction and prerequisite, if any. While the semesters each course is offered are also shown (F-Fall Semester, S-Spring Semester, Su-Summer Session), consult the Schedule of Classes for the most up-to-date information on course availability.

Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

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Activities formerly part of HHD
Accounting formerly ACCT
Activities: Varsity formerly part of HDPE
Agricultural Business & Economics  
Agricultural Education  
Agricultural Science formerly parts of AG, LRES, & PSPP
Agricultural Technology formerly part of AGED
Allied Health
Allied Health - Medical Assistance
Allied Health - Medical Support
American Studies
Animal Science formerly part of ARNR
Anthropology formerly ANTH
Arabic formerly MLA
Animal and Range Sciences only graduate level courses
Art - Art History formerly part of ART
Art - Visual Arts formerly part of ART
Astronomy formerly part of PHYS
Aviation Flight Training formerly AST


Biochemistry formerly BCHM
Business: Finance formerly FIN
Business: General formerly part of MGMT, and a few BUS and MKTG
Biology - General formerly BIOL
Biology - Ecological formerly part of BIOL
Biology - Human formerly part of BIOL
Biology mostly graduate level courses
Biology - Micro formerly part of BIOL, LRES & MB
Biology - Organismal formerly part of BIOL
Business: Management formerly part of MGMT and a few BUS and BMGT
Business: Management Information Systems formerly part of BUS
Business: Marketing formerly part of MKTG and a few BUS and BMKT
Big Sky Institute


College of Arts & Architecture
Computer Applications
Chemical Addiction Studies formerly part of HDCF
Civil Engineering see ECIV and SRVY
Construction Engineering Technology see ETCC and SRVY
Chemistry formerly CHEM
Community Health formerly part of HDHL
College of Letters & Science
Coaching formerly part of HDPE
College Studies
Communications see also COMX
Communication formerly COMM
Creative Writing formerly part of ENGL and WRIT
Computer Science
Computer Science - Programming formerly part of CS
Construction Trades


Drafting Design formerly part of DRFT
Dance formerly part of HHD
Drafting Design formerly DFRT and TE
The Graduate School formerly The Graduate School
Drafting now DDSN and CSTN


Engineering - Biological formerly part of CHBE
Engineering - Chemical formerly part of CHBE
Engineering - Civil formerly CE
Economics formerly ECON
Education - Curriculum & Instruction graduate level only; EDU for undergrad
Education - Early Childhood formerly part of HDCF
Education - Elementary graduate level only; EDU for undergrad
Educational Leadership
Education - Secondary graduate level only; EDU for undergrad
Education - Special formerly part of HDCF
Education formerly EDCI, EDEL, EDSD
Engineering - Electrical formerly EE
Engineering - Environmental formerly ENVE
Engineering - General formerly EM, ENGR
Engineering - Industrial formerly I&ME
Engineering - Materials formerly MET and ME
Engineering Mechanics graduate level only; see EGEN for undergrad
Engineering - Mechanical formerly ME, MET
English mostly graduate level; see also LING, LIT, and WRIT
Engineering - General graduate level only; EGEN for undergrad
Environmental Science formerly LRES
Equine Horsemanship formerly part of ARNR
Equine Science formerly part of ARNR
Earth Systems formerly ESCI
English as a Second Language
Software Engineering formerly part of SE
Engineering Technology - Civil & Construction formerly CET
Engineering Technology - Mechanical formerly MET


Family & Consumer Sciences formerly part of HDCF
Fish & Wildlife Management
Film formerly part of MTA
French formerly MLF


Graphic Design
Geology formerly GEOL
Geography formerly GEOG
German formerly MLG


Health Administration formerly HDHL
Human Development - Counseling  
Human Development - Family Financial Planning
Health Enhancement formerly part of HDPE
Health & Human Development see also ACT
History - Graduate Level
Horticulture & Landscape Design formerly PSPP
History - American formerly HIST
History - World formerly HIST
Health formerly part of HDHL


Intercultural Studies
Interior Design formerly DE
Immunology & Infectious Diseases formerly VTMB
Information Technology Systems


Japanese formerly MLJ


Kinesiology formerly part of HDPE


Licensed Addiction Counselor
Library see also LSCI
Linguistics formerly ENGL
English - Literature formerly part of ENGL
Land Resources & Environmental Sciences graduate level only; see AGSC, BIOM, ENSC, GPHY & NRSM for undergraduate
Liberal Studies
Library Science formerly LIBR


Mathematics formerly MATH
Media Arts formerly ART
Military Aerospace Studies
Microbiology graduate level only; see BIOM for undergraduate
Microbiology Environmental Health
Molecular Biosciences Program
Medical Science
Modern Languages
Museum of the Rockies
Military Science - Army
Master of Science and Engineering Management graduate level only
Master of Science Education
Media & Theatre Arts
Music - Education formerly MUED
Music - General formerly part of MUS
Music - Technology formerly part of MUS


Native American Studies formerly NAS
Nursing formerly N
Natural Resources Science & Management formerly part of ARNR & LRES
Nutrition formerly part of HDFN


Philosophy formerly PHIL
Photography formerly part of MTA
Physics formerly PHYS
Political Science formerly POLS
Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology graduate level only; see HORT for undergraduate
Psychology formerly PSY


Residential Building Performance
Religious Studies formerly RELS


Computer Science - Software Engineering formerly part of CS; now ESOF
Sustainable Food & Bioenergy Systems formerly part of HDFN
Sociology formerly SOC
Spanish formerly MLS
Surveying formerly part of CE


Technical Administrative Skills  
Technology Education see also DDSN
Theatre formerly part of MTA


University College
University Honors
University Studies
Undergraduate Scholars Program


Fish and Wildlife Science & Management formerly ARNR and F&WL
Welding Technology
English - Writing formerly part of ENGL
Women's Studies

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