MSU Billings Course Descriptions
A&SC - Arts & Sciences
A&SC 101 College Success Strategies
1 cr. Orients students to the expectations of college-level study and introduces basic strategies for success (such as time management, goal setting, choosing a major, study skills, and test taking).
A&SC 111 First Year Seminar
2 cr. (F, Sp) Provides resources, strategies, and learning environments that actively engage students in meeting their educational goals while increasing their knowledge of community, civic engagement, and service learning. Students who are taking, or have taken, A&SC 101 cannot enroll in A&SC 111.
A&SC 291 Independent Study
V1-3 cr. Provides an opportunity to receive credit for individualized or special experiential learning opportunities.
A&SC 292 Interdisciplinary Seminar
V1-3 cr. An opportunity to explore basic themes and concepts common to the broad areas of the Humanities, the sciences, and the social sciences and to focus on contemporary Human problems. Course content will vary, and the course may be repeated for credit.
A&SC 297 Service Learning
1 cr. (P/NP). Introduces students to basic skills as a volunteer; offers credit for a variety of service activities including volunteer work with the needy, tutoring, and helping service organizations; and helps students assess their experience.
A&SC 298 Student Leadership Development
1 cr. (P/NP). Provides a leadership training component to supplement student involvement in a student leadership position. No student officer or participant in student organization need take this course as a condition for his or her participation.
A&SC 492 Interdisciplinary Seminar
V1-3 cr. An opportunity to explore in-depth certain concepts, problems, and issues from a combination of arts and sciences disciplines. Course content will vary, and the course may be repeated for credit.