KICKSTART

KICKSTART your experience at Minot State by attending classes in a major you may be considering! Choose as many as you want from the list below.

We’ll be ready to greet you when you arrive on campus at Enrollment Services. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled class(es) and we’ll walk you to the classroom.

Questions? Call or text us at 701-639-2467.

To Register, please call us or stop by twenty minutes before the class begins!

Classes and Schedules

Location: Model Hall 115

Instructor: Mr. Darren Seifert

Description: This course introduces students to service side programming for the World Wide Web.

Location: Old Main 120

Instructor: Dr. Erik Anderson

Description: Introduction to the language that describes music and allows for writing it down

Location: Administration 364

Instructor: Dr. Vicki Michels

Description: MHA 338 develops students knowledge of ethical and legal standards pertaining to counseling. Students develop an understanding of the complexity of ethical dilemmas and how to approach finding solutions. 

Location: Model Hall 214

Instructor: Mr. Tim Morris

Description: Topics include limits, continuity, differentiation, Mean Value Theorem, integration (indefinite and definite integrals), Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and applications. 

Location: Hartnett Hall 230C

Instructor: Greg Vettel

Description: This course introduces students to forms and techniques of social media graphics.  Students will explore stylistic elements that are documented in current trends and established methods of design.

Location: Hartnett Hall 220 East

Instructor: Micah Bloom

Description: Introduction to basic painting through a variety of materials.

Location: Model Hall 115

Instructor: Mr. Darren Seifert

Description: In this class, you will explore what it means and takes to be a cyber (computer) professional in the 21st Century.  You will also learn about careers and other skills needed to be a successful techie in today's world.

Location: Swain Hall 214

Instructor: Dr. Lisa Borden-King

Description: Come and experience a course in elementary education focused on teaching reading to students K through 6th grade!  We use a lot of hands-on activities and always have a lot of fun.

Location: Old Main 203

Instructor: Dr. Jynette Larushus

Description: The goal of the class is develop an understanding of sociological theory by exploring some of the basic theoretical orientations sociologists use in studying social phenomena and some of the specific theories based on these orientations.

Location: Hartnett Hall 327W

Instructor: Ms. MariDon Sorum

Description: Communication is key for all humans no matter what form it takes. Students from all majors can explore the Deaf Culture and the basics of American Sign Language (ASL).

Location: Old Main 106B

Instructor: Ms. Jolynn Webster & Ms. Paula Burckhard

Description: Diversity is a vital part of our world - this course looks at the various aspects of how people with disabilities participate in our society.

Location: Administration 359

Instructor: Kristen Howard

Description: This course includes knowledge, values, and skills for preparing entry level Generalist Social Work Practice. An emphasis is placed on learning and applying interpersonal skills used in social work practice, including self-awareness, interactive listening, attending behaviors, and self-disclosure.  

Location: Swain Hall 204

Instructor: Dr. Terry Eckmann

Description: Students will actively participate in group exercise through yoga.

Location: Model Hall 213

Instructor: Mr. Tim Morris

Description: An examination of introductory statistics concepts, including sampling, descriptive statistics, probability, correlation, regression, binomial and normal distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis testing of one and two populations, ANOVA, and Chi-square tests.

Location: Old Main 216

Instructor: Dr. Daniel Ringrose

Description: This course surveys the history of civilations of the world after the year 1500.

Location: Old Main 218

Instructor: Dr. Jynette Larshus

Description: This course encourages students to think critically, to apply sociological knowledge, and to develop a global perspective. Topics for discussion include culture, social interaction, deviance, sexuality, stratification, race relations, gender, family, economics, politics, technology, and social change.

Location: Model Hall 116

Instructor: Mr. Rahul Gomes

Description: This course introduces programming to students using Python and shows how Python can also be used to create interactive webpages. Come join us if you want to be a techie!

Location: Old Main 106B

Instructors: Christina Klassy and Katherine Halvorson

Description: This is a pre-nursing class that focuses on nursing concepts and professionalism.

Location: Memorial Hall 110

Instructor: Dr. Buchholz-Kerzmann

Description: Survey of 21st Century US Criminal Justice including law, lawmaking, and court decisions, law enforcement, courts and prosecution, corrections, juvenile justice, and interface with Homeland Security, FEMA, private security, and contract justice services, and international criminal justice.

Location: Hartnett Hall

Instructor: Ryan Stander

Description: Introduction to digital photography.

Location: Old Main 211

Instructor: Dr. Zebulon Wallace

Description: Introduces students to theory and techniques of geographic information systems (GIS), which includes the discovery, management, analysis, and display of spatial data. GIS is a valuable tool in disciplines that deal with spatial data, including geography, history, field or environmental sciences, epidemiology, economics, and business.

Location: Swain Hall 112

Instructor: Dr. Kathy Hintz

Description: Are you thinking about teaching?  Come to this section of UNIV 110 with first-year students and think about what it might be like to teach.  

Location: Swain Hall 107

Instructor: Chelsie Hultz

Description: This is the HEART of education. Relationships are the number one key! Experience how you will learn how to be the best teacher you can be!

Location: Hartnett Hall 330 West

Instructor: Andrea Donovan

Description: A survey of Modernism in Art.

Location: Memorial Hall 110

Instructor: Dr. Wenjing Zheng

Description: Good teachers strive to meet the needs of every student. See how future teachers are learning how to include students with disabilities.

Location: Old Main 402

Instructor: Mr. Dean Frantsvog

Description: Business Law is a course where we discuss the law and how it affects businesses and individuals on a day to day basis.  It is a required course for accounting majors, but many other majors take this course as well.

Location: Old Main 216

Instructor: Dr. Mark Singer

Description: This course surveys the history of civilizations of the world up to the year 1500.

Location: Memorial Hall 314

Instructor: Sandra Groth

Description: Fun, engaging lectures on the research process and nursing theory.  

Location: Old Main 216

Instructor: Dr. Mark Singer

Description: This course surveys the history of civilizations of the world up to the year 1500.

Location: Old Main 121

Instructor: Dr. Erik Anderson

Description: Ear training, development of singing and listening skills.

Location: Old Main 104

Instructor: Dr. Stewart Kelly

Description: This class focuses on what it means to be a human being and the so-called "nature-nurture controversy."

Location: Old Main 218

Instructor: Dr. Harry Hoffman

Description: This course focuses on the social, political, legal, and economic dimensions of contemporary women's issues. Topics include the feminization of poverty, reproductive technology, single parenthood, childcare policies, aggression against women, and institutionalized sexism.

Location: Cyril Moore 210

Instructor: Dr. Super

Description: Introduction to principles of genetics including: inheritance, DNA and chromosomes, gene regulation, evolution, and genetic engineering.

Location: Swain Hall 106

Instructor: Ms. MariDon Sorum

Description: Communication is key for all humans no matter what form it takes. Students from all majors can explore the Deaf Culture and the basics of American Sign Language (ASL).

Location: Hartnett Hall 303E

Instructor: Kristen Howard

Description: This course is an overview of basic knowledge, values, and skills applied in macro social work. Social problems will be defined and discussed and the various arenas and methods of macro practice will be reviewed. To provide experiential application of the concepts and skills learned in the course, students will engage in service learning projects under the auspices of community organizations. These projects will provide students the opportunity to practice and demonstrate skills in the various stages of the planned change process and will assist in the process of students’ accomplishment of course learning objectives. 

Location: Old Main 106B

Instructor: Ms. Susan Weston

Description: Business course focused on accounting principles.

Location: Cyril Moore 311

Instructor: Dr. Bob Crackel

Description: In this lab, students will conduct an experiment and make observations on different chemical reactions.

Location: Old Main 104

Instructor: Dr. Stewart Kelly

Description: Basic problems, concepts, and methods of philosophy.

Location: Swain Hall 106

Instructor: Ms. MariDon Sorum

Description: Communication is key for all humans no matter what form it takes. Students from all majors can explore the Deaf Culture and the basics of American Sign Language (ASL).

Location: Memorial Hall 222

Instructor: Kristen Howard

Description: This course is an overview of the basic knowledge, values, and skills applied in social work with groups.  Students will become acquainted with the stages of group development and the dynamics, objectives, and tasks of each stage. General leadership skills will be explored as well as specific interventions with the individual group member, the group as a whole, and the group's external environment.  The class will also examine groups as manifestations of societal/cultural norms and will discuss the specific knowledge, values, and skills related to working with groups that have diverse membership.

Location: Model Hall 214

Instructor: Dr. Alexandra Deufel

Description: Freshman level course on animal biology. During this class, we will probably be talking about evolution and how to illustrate evolutionary relationships between animals. 

Location: Hartnett Hall 330 West

Instructor: Andrea Donovan

Description: In this course, students will examine western art from Paleolithic to Renaissance.

Location: Old Main 218

Instructor: Dr. Harry Hoffman

Description: This course encourages students to think critically, to apply sociological knowledge, and to develop a global perspective. Topics for discussion include culture, social interaction, deviance, sexuality, stratification, race relations, gender, family, economics, politics, technology, and social change.

Location: Swain Hall 106

Instructor: Ms. MariDon Sorum

Description: Communication is key for all humans no matter what form it takes. Students from all majors can explore the Deaf Culture and the basics of American Sign Language (ASL).

Location: Memorial Hall 222

Instructor: Dr. Holly Pedersen

Description: Our 5 senses help children learn about the world around them - but how is children's learning impacted when vision, hearing, or both are not typical and what can teachers do to make learning accessible to these students?

Location: Hartnett Hall 301E

Instructor: Nicole Thom-Arens

Description: This course is an introduction to the field of broadcasting and communication. We discuss the variety of career options available after graduation and how all of the careers are interconnected.

Location: Old Main 213

Instructor: Dr. Jon Rumney

Description: Classical Music in Vienna (1770-1820)

Location: Memorial Hall 222

Instructor: Dr. Wenjing Zheng

Description: Good teachers strive to meet the needs of every student. See how future teachers are learning how to include students with disabilities.

Location: Cyril Moore 215

Instructor: Dr. Deufel

Description: Student research into constriction, swallowing, and burrowing in snakes.

Location: Hartnett Hall 327W

Instructor: Mrs. Lisa Roteliuk

Description: This course provides an overview of assessment and intervention strategies to maximize communication, socialization, and education of person who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

Location: Old Main 218

Instructor: Dr. Harry Hoffman

Description: This course encourages students to think critically, to apply sociological knowledge, and to develop a global perspective. Topics for discussion include culture, social interaction, deviance, sexuality, stratification, race relations, gender, family, economics, politics, technology, and social change.