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ART K-12

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
ART 110RA--2D Art Fundamentals    4
ART 111RA--3D Art Fundamentals    4
ART 112RA--Drawing Fundamentals    3
ART 202IA--Ancient - Medieval Art     3
ART 203IA--Renaissance-Modern Art     3
ART 205--Painting     4
ART 238RA--Representational Draw     4
Take one class from the following:
     ART 206--Metalsmithing   
     ART 207--Sculpture    
     ART 208--Ceramics    
EDEL 332--Teaching Art (3)
EDSD 453--Methods of Teach Art (3)
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BIOLOGY

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
BIOL 101IN--Biology of Organisms    4
BIOL 102--Molec & Cellular Biol     4
BIOL 301--Principles of Genetics     3
BIOL 303--Principles of Ecology     3
BIOL 403--Evolution     3
BIOL 406--Rocky Mountain Ecosyst     2
Take one of the following:
     MB 101IN--Unseen Universe: Microbes    3
     MB 301--General Microbiology     5
Take one of the following:
     BIOL 411--Animal Physiology    3
     BIOL 430--Plant Physiology  3
Biology Electives (except BIOL 100) 3
EDSD 301--Paraprofessional (with 466) (1)
EDSD 466--Methods of Teach Sec Science (3)
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Chemistry

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
BCHM 340--General Biochemistry    5
CHMY 141--College Chemistry I     4
CHMY 143--College Chemistry II     4
CHMY 211--Elements of Organic Chem     5
CHMY 361--Elements of Physical Chemistry     4
CHMY 362--Elements of Physical Chem Lab     1
Take one of the following:
     CHMY 311--Analytical Chem-Quant Analysis 3
     CHMY 401--Advanced Inorganic Chemistry 3
     CHMY 505 --Crit Concepts in Chem      3
EDSD 466--Method Teach Sec Science (3)
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EARTH SCIENCE

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
GEO 101IN --Intro to Physical Geology    4
GPHY 111CS--Intro to Physical Geography     4
ERTH 307--Principles of Geomorphology     4
ERTH 303--Weather and Climate     3
GEO 205R--Mineralogy     4
GEO 211--Earth History and Evolution     3
Take one of the following:
     GEO 312--Dinosaur Paleontology    3
     GEO 310--Invertebrate Paleontology     3
EDSD 466--Methods Teach Sec Sci (3)
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Students who are required to take more than 8 credits listed above in their major must take additional elective physical science courses in the Earth Sciences, Geography, or Geology rubric with the advice and consent of their minor advisor in Earth Sciences.


ECONOMICS

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Departmental Courses Required Credits
ECNS 101IS--Economic Way of Thinking    3
ECNS 202--Principles of Macroeconomics    3
ECNS204IS--Microeconomics     3
ECNS 311--Int Micro with Econ Ed Apps     3
ECNS 313--Money and Banking;    3
One additional ECNS course at the 300 or 400 levels;
(No seminars, 492s, or 490's)
3
EDSD 458--Method Teach Soc Study    3
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NOTE: ECNS 251 (Honors Economics, 4 credits) may be substituted for the three-course sequence: ECNS 101, ECNS 202, and ECNS 204.


ENGLISH

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
LIT 110IH--Intro to Lit;    3
Take one of the following:
     LIT 240--Bible as Lit    3
     LIT 233--Classical Fndtns of Lit      3
LIT 223--British Lit I     3
LIT 224--British Lit II     3
LIT 210 --Survey of Am Lit I     3
LIT 211--American Lit II     3
WRIT 201--College Writing II     3
ENGL 338--Language for Teachers    4
Take one of the following:
     LIT 300--Literary Criticism    3
     LIT 308--Multicultural Lit     3
     LIT 440--Studies in World Lit     3
     LIT 337--Oral Traditions     3
     ENGL 461--Integrative Teaching Methods     3
EDSD 457--Methods Teach Engl    3
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The Core courses required for our program will fulfill the Humanities component of the Core and will therefore be counted among the 32 credits stipulated for the Core.


FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
HDCF 263--Relationships and Family Systems 3
HDFN 221CS--Human Nutrition 3
HDFN 226--Culinary Fundamentals 3
HDFN 227--Culinary Fundamentals Lab 2
HDCF 138--Survey of Family Finance & Cons Issues 3
HDCF 219--Apparel Construction 3
HDCF 338--Personal & Fam Finance I 3
HDCF 335--Program Planning in FCS 3
HDCF 344--Contemporary Housing 3
EDSD 459--Methods of Teaching FCS (3)
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FRENCH K-12

Credits
FRCH 101--Elementary French I    4
FRCH 102D--Elementary French II     4
FRCH 201D--Intermediate French I     3
FRCH 220D--French Lang Culture     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     FRCH 305--Histoire Civilisation
     FRCH 320--La France Aujourd'Hui
FRCH 323--Adv Grammar & Comp    3
FRCH 324--Adv Conv & Phonetic     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     FRCH 401--French Literature I
     FRCH 402--French Literature II
EDCI 462--Methods of Teach Mod Lang (4)
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GERMAN K-12

Credits
GRMN 101--Elementary German I    4
GRMN 102D--Elementary German II     4
GRMN 201D--Intermediate German I     3
GRMN 220D--German Language & Cult     3
GRMN 330--Adv Gram Conv Comp I     3
GRMN 331--Adv Gram Conv Comp II     3
GRMN 401--Linguistics-Phonetics     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
     ML 344--Instr Perspectives
     GRMN 350--German Culture & Civilization
     GRMN 303IH--Issues of German Cinema
     GRMN 315--Survey of German Literature
     GRMN 320--Contemporary German Literature
     GRMN 450R--Sem: German Lit & Cult
EDCI 462--Methods of Teach Mod Lang (4)
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GOVERNMENT

Take all of the following: (9 credits)
PSCI 210IS--Intro to American Government
PSCI 260--Intro to State and Local Govt
PSCI 214IS--Principles of Political Science
Take two of the following:(American Institutions; 6 credits)
PSCI 346--American Presidency
PSCI 306--Legislative Process
PSCI 471--American Constitutional Law
Take one of the following: (Political Theory; 3 credits)
PSCI 451--Ancient & Medieval Pol Sci
PSCI 354--Contemp Issues in Pol Theory
Take two of the following: (Political Processes and Public Policy; 6 credits)
PSCI 341--Political Parites and Elections
PSCI 302--Media and Politics
PSCI 441--Montana Local Politics
PSCI 436--Politics of Food and Hunger
PSCI 439--International Human Rights
EDSD 458--Methods of Teaching Social Studies Secondary

The Department offers a Teaching Minor in History to strengthen the academic portfolios of non-majors preparing for teaching careers. Students are required to consult with the Department's certification officer prior to declaring the Teaching Minor.

HISTORY

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.


Credits
All required
     HSTR 101IH--Western Civilization I 4
     HSTR 102IH--Western Civilization II 4
     HSTA 101IH--American History I 4
     HSTA 102IH--American History II 4
Take one of the following:
     HSTR 130D--Latin American History 4
     HSTR 140D--Modern Asia 4
     HSTR 145D--History of Japan 4
     HSTR 160D--World History 4
All required
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     Upper Division History Elective 3
     EDSD 358--Method Teach Soc Studies 3
TOTAL CREDITS 32

LIBRARY MEDIA K-12

Available only through the BATE graduate level online program

Required courses are: Credits
EDCI 304--Children's Literature    3
EDCI 406--Young Adult Literature 2
EDCI 522--Info Resources & Services     3
EDCI 545--Orgn of Info Schl Lib Media Cntrs 3
EDCI 546--Schl Lib Media Speclst 3
EDCI 547--Info Inqry Ed Chng 3
EDCI 548--Manage of Info Rsrces 3
EDCI 476--Internship     2
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The Library Media Endorsement has been redesigned around graduate level coursework. It is available to qualified undergraduates by special permission of the instructor.

Total is 22 credits for minor or added endorsement for K-12 library media certification.


Mathematics

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
M 171Q--Calculus I    4
M 172Q--Calculus II     4
M 273Q--Multivarible Calculus     4
M 242--Methods of Proof     3
M 328--Higher Math for Sec Teachers     3
M 329--Modern Geometry     3
M 428--Math Modeling for Teachers     3
STAT 332--Elementary Statistics     3
EDSD 461--Methd Teach Sr Hi Math (3)
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PHYSICS

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
Take one of the following:
     PHYS 211--Gen & Mod Phys I    4
     PHYS 221--Honors Gen & Mod Phys I     4
Take one of the following:
     PHYS 212--Gen & Mod Phys II    4
     PHYS 222--Hnrs Gen & Mod Phys II     4
EDSD 466--Method Teach Sec Scnce (3)
PHYS 213--Gen & Mod Phys III    4
PHYS 231--Intro Theoretical Phys     3
PHYS 261--Physical Measurements I     2
PHYS 361--Physical Measuremnts II     2
Take one of the following:
     PHYS 301--Classical Mechanics    4
     PHYS 317--Electr & Magnetism I     3
Physics elective (200 level or above) 3
Approved elective in Biology,
      Chemistry, or Earth Science
3
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PSYCHOLOGY

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
PSYX 100IS--Intro to Psychology     3
PSYX 221--Research Design & Analysis I     4
PSYX 231--Research Design & Analysis II 3
PSYX 350--Physiological Psychology    3
PSYX 354--Sensation & Perception 3
PSYX 370--Psychology of Learning     3
PSYX 380--Memory and Cognition     3
PSYX 340--Abnormal Psychology     3
PSYX 360--Social Psychology     3
EDSD 458--Method Teach Soc Study    (3)
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READING K-12

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
EDCI 406--Young Adult Literature     2
EDCI 434--Corr & Remedial Readng     3
EDCI 474--Middle School Literacy    2
EDCI 476--Internship     2
EDEL 304--Children's Literature     3
EDEL 305--Princ and Prac of Emergent Lit (K-3) 4
EDEL 405--Tch Lit to Rdrs (4-8)     4
EDSD 450--Content Area Reading     2
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SPANISH K-12

Credits
SPNS 101--Elementary Spanish I    4
SPNS 102D--Elementary Spanish II     4
SPNS 201D--Intermediate Spanish I    3
SPNS 220D--Spanish Language & Culture     3
SPNS 323--Adv Grammar & Phonetics    3
SPNS 324--Spanish Adv Conversat & Comp     3
Select three credits from the following: 3
SPNS 361--Hispanic Texts & Cinema   
SPNS 416--Spanish Culture & Revolution   
SPNS 335IH--Travel in Lat Am Lit & Film
Select three credits from the following: 3
     SPNS 320--Spanish Culture & Civiliation
     SPNS 330--Latin Amer Cult & Civ
     SPNS 325--Survey of Spanish Lit
     SPNS 332--Contemp Latin Amer Literature
EDCI 462--Methods of Teach Mod Lang (4)
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TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

A student must receive a grade of C or better in all the courses required for this minor and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Credits
TE 207--Materials and Processes    4
AGED 333--Const Tech     3
TE 406--Curr & Facilities Plan     3
TE 101--Intro to Technology Ed     1
TE 230--2-D Comp Aided Draftng     3
TE 330--Transportation Tech     3
TE 331--Electronic & Video Communicatn     4
TE 417--Manufacturing Technology      3
EDSD 452--Methods Teach Ag & TE (3)
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