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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
New Students and Family Programs

Sophomores and Honors

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/newstudent/communities/current/sophomores.html

2014-2015 learning communities for current students are:

  • Sophomore Elementary Education
  • Sophomore Essence of Nursing
  • Honors

These learning communities are approved for next year, but are contingent on availability of funding. If funding is not secured, they will be cancelled. Enrollment forms for 2014-2015 will become available in March 2014.

Students who choose to enroll in  learning communities must meet pre-requisites for the courses offered and must agree to participation and other requirements.  Students do not have to take all courses offered for the learning community, but will be required to take a minimum number of the courses offered.  There is no on-campus residency requirement for participation in the sophomore learning communities.

Sophomore Elementary Education

Only students who have participated in the first-year Elementary Education Learning Community are eligible to participate in the Sophomore Elementary Education Learning Community. See the enrollment form for detailed enrollment requirements. Enrollment for 2014-15 is now open, and forms are due by 4pm Wednesday, March 26.

[PDF] Sophomore Elementary Education Enrollment Form (177 KiB)

Fall semester 2014:

  • MATH 202: Elements of Mathematics II (3 credits)
  • AST 101: Introduction to Astronomy (3 credits)
  • EEC 215: Intro. to Educational Psychology (4 credits)
  • ED 220: EEC Learning Community Seminar 1 (1 credit)

Spring semester 2015:

  • MATH 203: Elements of Mathematics III (3 credits)
  • GEOL 100: Our Geologic Environment (3 credits)
  • EEC 222W: Human Relations in a Multicultural Society (3 credits)
  • HIST 190: U.S. History to 1877 (4 credits)
  • EEC 499: Independent Study/EEC Learning Community Seminar 2 (1 credit)

 

Essence of Nursing

Only students who have participated in the first-year Anatomy of Nursing or Elements of Nursing Learning Communities are eligible to participate in the sophomore Essence of Nursing Learning Community. Enrollment is limited and will be done on a first-come, first-served basis. See the enrollment form for detailed enrollment requirements. Enrollment for 2014-15 is now open, and forms are due by 4pm Wednesday, March 26.

[PDF] Sophomore Essence of Nursing Enrollment Form (163 KiB)

Fall Semester 2014:

  • KSP 235: Human Development (3 credits)
  • BIOL 330: Principles of Human Physiology (4 credits)
  • FCS 242: Nutrition I (3 credits)

Spring Semester 2015:

  • BIOL 270: Microbiology (4 credits)
  • NURS 282: Pathophysiology (3 credits)
  • NURS 284: Pharmacology (3 credits)
  • NURS 286: Relationship-based Care in Nursing Practice (3 credits)

 

Honors

The  Honors course enrollment information will come out via the Honors Program Office.  Honors students can choose among the courses offered through the Honors Program. 

For more information about the Honors Program, please visit the Honors Program website.