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    THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Academic Degrees, Majors, Minors, Specializations, Certificates, Pre-Professional Programs


 USD offers the following undergraduate degrees:  Associate of Arts (A.A.); Associate of Science (A.S.); Bachelor of Arts (B.A.); Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.); Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.); Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.); Bachelor of Liberal Studies (B.L.S.); Bachelor of Music (B.M.); Bachelor of Musical Arts (B.M.A.); Bachelor of Science (B.S.); and Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed).

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Majors

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Accounting (B.B.A.) 
Accounting Combined Programs (B.B.A./M.P.A.) 
Addiction Studies (B.S.) 
Anthropology (B.A., B.S.) 
Art (B.F.A.) 
Art Education (B.F.A.) 
Biology (B.S.) 
Biology Education - See:
      Secondary Education/Biology Education (B.S.Ed.) 
      Biology (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Chemistry-American Chemical Society (ACS) Approved Chemistry (B.S.) 
Chemistry Coordinate (B.S.) 
Chemistry Education - See:
     Chemistry (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Communication Sciences and Disorders (B.A., B.S.) 
Communication Studies (B.A., B.S.) 
Communication Studies Education (also Speech Communications) - See:
     Secondary Education/Speech Communication Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
Computer Science (B.A., B.S.) 
Contemporary Media and Journalism (B.A., B.S.) 
Criminal Justice (B.A., B.S.) 
Dental Hygiene (B.S.)  
Early Childhood Education - See:
     
Elementary Education & Early Childhood (B.S.Ed.)   
Earth Sciences (B.S.) 
Earth Sciences Education - See:
     Earth Sciences (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Economics (B.A., B.S.)  - Through College of Arts & Sciences
Economics (B.B.A.)  - Through School of Business
Elementary Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Elementary Education & Early Childhood (B.S.Ed.) 
Elementary Education & Kindergarten Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Elementary & Special Education (B.S.Ed.) 
English (B.A., B.S.) 
English Education - See:
     Secondary Education/English Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     English (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Finance (B.B.A.)  
French Studies (B.A.) French Education - See:
     French Studies (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification 
General Studies (A.A.) 
General Studies (B.G.S.) - Business Specialization 
General Studies (B.G.S.) 
German (B.A.) 
German Education - See:
      German (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification Health Sciences (B.S.) 
Health Sciences (B.S.)    
Health Services Administration (B.B.A.) 
History (B.A., B.S.) 
History Education - See:
     Secondary Education/History Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     History (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Human Resource Management (B.B.A.) 
International Studies (B.A.) 
Kindergarten Education - See:
     Elementary Education & Kindergarten Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Kinesiology and Sport Science (B.S. KSS)  
Liberal Studies (B.L.S.) 
Management (B.B.A.) 
Marketing (B.B.A.) 
Mathematics (B.S.) 
Mathematics Education - See:
     Secondary Education/Mathematics Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Mathematics (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Medical Biology (B.S.) 
Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.) 
Music Education (B.M.) 
Music Performance (B.M.) 
Musical Arts (B.M.A.) 
Native Studies, (B.A.)  
Nursing (A.S.) 
Nursing (A.S.)-LPN to RN Upward Mobility 
Nursing (BSN) 
Nursing (RN-BSN) 
Philosophy (B.A., B.S.) 
Physical Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Physics (B.S.) 
Physics Education - See:
     Physics (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Political Science (B.A., B.S.) 
Political Science Education - See:
     Political Science (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Psychology (B.A., B.S.)  
Secondary Education Majors: 
     Biology (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification      
     Secondary Education/Biology Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Chemistry (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Earth Sciences (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     English (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Secondary Education/English Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     French Studies (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     German (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     History (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Secondary Education/History Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Mathematics (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Secondary Education/Mathematics Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Physics (B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Political Science (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Spanish (B.A.) with Secondary Education Certification  
     Secondary Education/Spanish Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Secondary Education/Special Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Secondary Education/Speech Communication Education (B.S.Ed.)   
     Speech Communication - See: 
          Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Social Work (B.S.) 
Sociology (B.A., B.S.) 
Spanish (B.A.) 
Spanish Education - See:
      Secondary Education/Spanish Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Special Education/Elementary - See:
     Elementary & Special Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Special Education/Secondary - See:
     Secondary Education/Special Education (B.S.Ed.) 
Speech Communication Education (also Communication Studies)- See:
     Secondary Education/Speech Communication Education (B.S.Ed.)  
     Communication Studies (B.A./B.S.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Sustainability (B.A./B.S.) 
Theatre Education -  See:
     Theatre (B.F.A.) with Secondary Education Certification 
Theatre: Theatre Specialization (B.F.A.) 
Theatre: Acting Specialization (B.F.A.) 
Theatre: Design/Technology Specialization (B.F.A.) 
Theatre: Musical Theatre Specialization (B.F.A.)   

Minors

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Non-teaching Minors:
Accounting 
Addiction Studies 
Anthropology 
Archaeology 
Art 
Art History 
Biology 
Business Administration (Non-Business Majors) 
Chemistry  
Civic Leadership Studies  
Classical Humanities  
Coaching 
Communication Sciences and Disorders  
Communication Studies  
Computer Science  
Conservation & Biodiversity Minor 
Contemporary Media and Journalism  
Creative Writing 
Criminal Justice 
Disaster Response 
Earth Sciences 
Economics (Non-Business Majors or Business Majors with substitutions)  
English  
Entrepreneurial Studies (Business Majors) 
Entrepreneurial Studies (Non-Business Majors) 
Film Studies  
Finance (Business Majors) 
French Studies 
Geography 
Gerontology  
German 
Health (Non-Teaching) 
Health Sciences 
Health Services Administration 
History 
Interdisciplinary Language Areas 
Interdisciplinary Sciences 
International Business (Business Majors) 
International Studies 
Latin  
Legal Studies in Business (Business Majors Only) 
Marketing (Business Majors)   
Mathematics 
Mathematics: Composite 
Military Science  
Music (Non-Teaching) 
Native Studies 
Philosophy 
Physics 
Political Science 
Psychology 
Religious Studies  
Sociology 
Spanish 
Statistics 
Sustainability 
Theatre 
Women and Gender Studies  
   
Teaching Minors:
Biology Teaching 
Biology (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Chemistry (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Communication Studies (alternative minor for Teacher Education)   
Contemporary Media & Journalism (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Earth Sciences Teaching 
Earth Sciences (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Economics Teaching  
Economics (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Education Composite 
English Teaching 
English (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
French Teaching - See: Modern Foreign Languages (K-12) Teaching 
German Teaching - See: Modern Foreign Languages (K-12) Teaching  
Health Teaching  
History (alternative minor for Teacher Education)  
Lakota Language Teaching Minor 
Mass Communication Teaching 
Mathematics (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Mathematics Composite (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Modern Foreign Languages (K-12) Teaching  (French & German)
Physical Science Teaching  
Physics (alternative minor for Teacher Education)  
Physics Teaching 
Political Science Teaching 
Political Science (alternative minor for Teacher Education)  
Psychology (alternative minor for Teacher Education)       
Reading (K-12) Teaching 
Sociology Teaching 
Sociology (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Spanish Teaching 
Spanish (alternative minor for Teacher Education) 
Speech Communication Teaching 
Theatre Teaching 
Theatre (alternative minor for Teacher Education)   

Specializations

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Acting - Theatre 
Ceramics - Art 
Conservation and Biodiversity-Biology 
Creative Writing -English 
Design/Technology-Theatre 
Disaster Response - Psychology 
Exercise Science-Kinesiology and Sport Science 
Graphic Design - Art  
Journalism - Contemporary Media and Journalism 
Lakota Language-Native Studies 
Molecular Biology & Physiology-Biology 
Musical Theatre - Theatre 
Oceti Sakowin Oyate Studies-Native Studies 
Painting - Art 
Photography - Art 
Prevention - Addiction Studies   
Printmaking - Art 
Public Relations - Contemporary Media and Journalism 
Sculpture - Art 
Secondary Teaching - English 
Sport Management-Kinesiology and Sport Science 
Strategic Communication - Contemporary Media and Journalism 
Theatre - Theatre 
Treatment - Addiction Studies    

 Certificates

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Addiction Studies Certificate - Online Only 
American Indian Education Certificate 
Drafting for the Entertainment Industry Certificate 
Piano Pedagogy Certificate 

 Pre-Professional Programs

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Pre-Chiropractic 
Pre-Dentistry 
Pre-Engineering 
Pre-Law 
Pre-Medicine 
Pre-Occupational Therapy 
Pre-Optometry 
Pre-Osteopathic Medicine 
Pre-Pharmacy 
Pre-Physical Therapy 
Pre-Physician Assistant Studies 
Pre-Podiatry 
Pre-Veterinary Medicine