Explore Social Sciences, Humanities, & Arts

Explore Social Sciences, Humanities, & Arts

This Broad Exploratory Studies (BESt) Program group is designed for students who are interested in studying subject areas related to the social sciences, humanities, or fine arts, or who may find these subject areas and skills helpful in their current or future professional endeavors. Course subjects include  

All courses are three credits, unless otherwise indicated in the “Notes” column. Prerequisites courses must be completed with a grade of C- or better, unless otherwise indicated. Visit with your advisor for more information and assistance in selecting the courses best suited to your academic goals and interests.

Explore Social Sciences, Humanities, & Arts: Missoula College Courses

The courses listed below are offered through Missoula College. Prerequisites and semester rotations may apply. Note that course offerings vary by semester; please review the course schedule for the most updated list of available class sections.

Missoula College Courses
ANTY 101H Anthropology & the Human Experience
CAS 140X Addictions & Diversity
CAS 185 Prevention Practices
CAS 291 Theories of Counseling
CAS 242 Fundamentals of Substance Abuse & Addictions
COMX 111A Introduction to Public Speaking
COMX 115S Introduction to Interpersonal Communication
COMX 140L Introduction to Visual Rhetoric
COMX 212X Introduction to Intercultural Communication
CRWR 211A Introduction to Poetry Workshop
CRWR 212A Introduction to Nonfiction Workshop
CRWR 240A Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop
ENST 231H Nature & Society
LIT 110L Introduction to Literature
LIT 120L Poetry
M 105 Contemporary Math
M 115 Probability & Linear Math
PSYX 100S Introduction to Psychology
PSYX 230 Developmental Psychology: Across the Lifespan
PSYX 238 Adolescent Psychology
PSYX 240 Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology
WRIT 101 College Writing I
WRIT 121 Introduction to Technical Writing

Explore Social Sciences, Humanities, & Arts: Mountain Campus Courses

The courses listed below are offered through the mountain campus. Missoula College students are permitted to take up to six credits through the mountain campus each semester. Prerequisites and semester rotations may apply. Note that course offerings vary by semester; please review the course schedule for the most updated list of available class sections.

Mountain Campus Courses
AAST 141H Introduction to African American Studies
AAST 208H Discovering Africa
ANTY 103H Introduction to Latin American Studies
ANTY 122S Race & Minorities
ANTY 133H Food & Culture
ARTZ 105A Visual Language: Drawing
ARTZ 106A Visual Language: 2-D Foundations
ARTZ 108A Visual Language: 3-D Foundations
ARTZ 131A Ceramics for Non-Majors
ARTH 160L Global Visual Culture
ARTH 200H Art of World Civilization I
ARTH 201H Art of World Civilization II
CLAS 155L Survey of Greek & Roman Literature
CLAS 160L Classical Mythology
CRWR 210S Introduction to Fiction Workshop
DANC 100A Modern Dance I
DANC 110A Ballet I
DANC 115A Jazz Dance I
FILM 103L Introduction to Film
GH 151L Intro to Humanities - Antiquity
GH 152L Western Humanities - Modernity
GPHY 121S Human Geography
GPHY 141S Geography of World Regions
HSTA 101H American History I
HSTA 102H American History II
HSTR 101H Western Civilization I
HSTR 102H Western Civilization II
LIT 210L American Literature I
LIT 211L American Literature II
LIT 220L British Literature: Med to Renaissance
LIT 221L British Literature: Enlightenment to Rom.
LIT 222L British Literature: Victorian to Contemp.
M 118 Math for Music Enthusiasts
MART 101L Introduction to Media Arts
MART 102 Digital Technology in the Arts
MART 11A Integrated Digital Art
MART 112A Introduction to Non-Linear Editing
MUSI 132L History of Rock & Roll
MUSI 133L Country Music: Cowboys, Opry & Nashville
PHL 110E Introduction to Ethics
PSYX 120 Research Methods
PSYX 222 Psychological Statistics
SOCI 101S Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 130S Sociology of Alternative Religions
SOCI 211S Introduction to Criminology
SOCI 202 Social Statistics
STAT 216 Statistics
THTR 101L Introduction to Theatre
THTR 120A Introduction to Acting I
WGSS 163L Historical and Literary Perspectives on Women
WGSS 263S Women's and Gender Studies