Oct 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Technical Leadership (B.S.)

30-38 Major Hours, 120 Degree Hours

The B.S. degree in Technical Leadership is an interdisciplinary degree intended for students who have earned an A.A.S. technical associate degree or have completed a “career” degree program. The program will provide the knowledge and skills needed to undertake leadership and supervisory roles that complement the technical expertise the student acquired at the community or technical college. Students will be able to enter this program directly after completing their associate degree program or after years of technical experience and practice in the field. The program will help students develop their interpersonal and managerial skills.

Students earning a B.S. in Technical Leadership complete all general education requirements (30 hours) , as well as one emphasis area (minimum 11 credit hours of coursework), internship course or a capstone course specific to the B.S. degree in Technical Leadership program.

Program Requirements (3 credit hours)

Choose one of the following emphasis areas (11-12 credit hours)

Electives (15-24 credit hours)

One must have a total of 30 upper division (300/400-level)

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live

If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference USD’s State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization