INSTITUTION INFORMATION

South Dakota State University
Brookings, South Dakota
Institution Liaison: Don Marshall

Last Updated: 2021-01-13



South Dakota State University Passport Block

The Passport Block listed here is for general information only. Students must see the institution's website for access to its official block.

ORAL COMMUNICATION

One course from one list.  The courses listed below are 3-credit courses.

Courses in Oral Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

SPCM

101

Fundamentals of Speech

SPCM

215

Public Speaking




WRITTEN COMMUNICATION

Two courses from one list.  All of the courses listed below are 3-credit courses.

Courses in Written Communication

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ENGL

101

Composition I

ENGL

201

Composition II

ENGL

277

Technical Writing for Engineering

ENGL

283

Introduction to Creative Writing




QUANTITATIVE LITERACY

One course from one list. Number of credits for the courses listed below range from 3-5 credits.

Courses in Quantitative Literacy

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

MATH

114

College Algebra

MATH

103

Quantitative Literacy

MATH

115

Pre-Calculus

MATH

120

Trigonometry

MATH

121

Survey of Calculus

MATH

123

Calculus I

MATH/STAT

281

Introduction to Statistics




NATURAL SCIENCES

Two courses from one list. Most of the science courses listed below include a laboratory component. The combination of the lecture and lab sections is 4 credits for most of the classes.

Courses in Natural Sciences

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

101/L

Biology Survey & Lab

BIOL

103/L

Biology Survey II & Lab

BIOL

151/L

General Biology I & Lab

BIOL

153/L

General Biology II & Lab

BOT

201/L

General Botany I & Lab

CHEM

106/L

Chemistry Survey and Lab

CHEM

108/L

Organic & Biochemistry/L

CHEM

112/L

General Chemistry I & Lab

CHEM

114/L

General Chemistry II & Lab

CHEM

115/L

Atomic & Molecular Structure & Lab

CHEM

120/L

Elementary Organic Chemistry & Lab

CHEM

127/L

Structure and Function of Organic Molecules & Lab

GEOG

131/L

Physical Geography: Weather & Climate & Lab

GEOG

132/L

Physical Geography: Natural Landspace & Lab

MICRO

231/L

General Microbiology & Lab

PHYS

101/L

Survey of Physics & Lab

PHYS

111/L

Introduction to Physics I & Lab

PHYS

113/L

Introduction to Physics II & Lab

PHYS

185/L

Introduction to Astronomy I & Lab

PHYS

187/L

Introduction to Astronomy II & Lab

PHYS

211/L

University Physics I & Lab

PHYS

213/L

University Physics II & Lab

PS

213/L

Soils & Lab

PS

243

Principles of Geology

PS

244

Geology Resources of South Dakota & Lab

RANG

205

Introduction to Range Management & Lab




HUMAN CULTURES

 One course from one list.

The courses lsited below range from 3-4 credits.

Courses in Human Cultures

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

AIS/LAKL

101

Introductory Lakota I

AIS/LAKL

102

Introductory Lakota II

ANTH

210

Cultural Anthropology

ARAB

101

Introductory Arabic I

ARAB

102

Introductory Arabic II

ARTH

100

Art Appreciation

ARTH

211

History of World Art I

ARTH

212

History of World Art II

ENGL

210

Introduction to Literature

ENGL

211

World Literature I

ENGL

212

World Literature II

ENGL

221

British Literature I

ENGL

222

British Literature II

ENGL

241

American Literature I

ENGL

242

American Literature II

FREN

101

Introductory French I

FREN

102

Introductory French II

FREN

201

Intermediate French I

FREN

202

Intermediate French II

GEOG

200

Introducation to Human Geography

GER

101

Introductory German I

GER

102

Introductory German II

GER

201

Intermediate German I

GER

202

Intermediate German II

HIST

111

World Civilizations I

HIST

112

World Civilizations II

HIST

121

Western Civilization I

HIST

122

Western Civilization II

HIST

151

US History I

HIST

152

US History II

LAKL

201

Intermediate Lakota I

LAKL

202

Intermediate Lakota II

MUS

100

Music Appreciation

PHIL

100

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL

200

Introduction to Logic

PHIL

220

Introduction to Logic

REL

224

Old Testament

REL

225

New Testament

REL

250

World Religions

RUSS

101

Introductory Russian I

RUSS

102

Introductory Russian II

SPAN

101

Introductory Spanish I

SPAN

102

Introductory Spanish II

SPAN

201

Intermediate Spanish I

SPAN

202

Intermediate Spanish II




CRITICAL THINKING

 One course from one list.

SDSU does not have general education goals that specifically reference "critical thinking." However, the learning outcomes for critical thinking are imparted and reinforced in the general education courses lsited below. The coures listed below range from 3-4 credits.

Courses in Critical Thinking

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ABS

203

Global Food Systems

ART

121

Design I 2D

ARTH

212

History of World Art II

BIOL

101/101L

Biology Survey I/Lab

BIOL

103/103L

Biology Survey II/Lab

BIOL

151/151L

General Biology I/Lab

BIOL

153/153L

General Biology II/Lab

BIOL

201/201L

General Botany/Lab

CHEM

106/106L

Chemistry Survey/Lab

CHEM

108/108L

Organic and Biochemistry

CHEM

112/112L

General Chemistry I

CHEM

114/114L

General Chemistry II

ECON

201

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON

202

Principles of Macroeconomics

ENGL

101

Composition I

ENGL

201

Composition II

ENGL

277

Technical Writing in Engineering

ENGL

283

Introduction to Creative Writing

ENGL

125

Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

ENGL

151

Introduction to English Studies

ENGL

210

Introduction to Literature

ENGL

211

World Literature I

ENGL

212

World Literature II

ENGL

221

British Literature I

ENGL

222

British Literature II

ENGL

240

Juvenile Literature

ENGL

241

American Literature I

ENGL

242

American Literature II

ENGL

248

Women in Literature

ENGL

249

Literature of Diverse Cultures

ENGL

250

Science Fiction

ENGL

256

Literature of the American West

ENGL

268

Literature

GEOG

101

Introduction to Geography

HIST

151

US History I

HIST

152

US History II

INFO

102

Social/Ethical Aspects of Information

MATH

103

Quantitative Literacy

MATH

114

College Algebra

PHIL

100

Introduction to Philosophy

PHIL

200

Introduction to Logic

PHIL

215

Introduction to Social/Political Philosophy

PHIL

220

Introduction of Ethics

PHYS

111/111L

Introduction to Physics/Lab

PHYS

112/112L

Introducation to Physics/L

PHYS

211/211L

University Physics I/L

PHYS

213/213L

University Physics II/L

POLS

100

American Government

POLS

141

Governments of the World

POLS

165

Political Ideologies

POLS

253

Current World Problems

SOC

100

Introduction to Sociology

SOC

150

Social Problems

SOC

240

Sociology of Rural America

SPCM

101

Fundamentals of Speech

SPCM

215

Public Speaking

SPCM

222

Argumentation and Debate

WMST

101

Introduction to Women's Studies




CREATIVE EXPRESSION

 One course from one list.

SDSU does not have general education goals that specifically reference "creative expresssion". However the learning outcomes for creative expression are imparted and reinforced in the general education courses listed below. The majority of courses listed below are 3 credits.

Courses in Creatve Expression

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ART

111

Drawing I

ART

112

Drawring II

ART

121

Design I 2D

ART

123

Three Dimensional Design

ART

211

Drawing III - Figurative

ART

212

Drawing IV: Mixed Media

ART

231

Painting I

ART

251

Ceramics

ART

281

Printmaking I

ARTH

100

Art Appreciation

ARTH

120

Film as Art

ARTH

211

History of World Art I

ARTH

212

History of World Art II

ENGL

125

Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies

ENGL

151

Introduction to English Studies

ENGL

210

Introduction to Literature

ENGL

211

World Literature I

ENGL

212

World Literature II

ENGL

221

British Literature I

ENGL

222

British Literature II

ENGL

240

Juvenile Literature

ENGL

241

American Literature I

ENGL

242

American Literature II

ENGL

248

Women in Literature

ENGL

249

Literature of Diverse Cultures

ENGL

250

Science Fiction

ENGL

256

Literature of the American West

ENGL

268

Literature

ENGL

283

Introduction to Creative Writing

ENGL

284

Introduction to Criticism

MCOM

145

Media Literacy/Ethics

MCOM

160

Introduction to Film

MCOM

225/L

Social Media Design & Lab

MUEN

100

Concert Choir

MUEN

102

Men's Chorus

MUEN

103

Women's Chorus

MUEN

107

Opera Workshop

MUEN

110

Orchestra

MUEN

120

Marching Band

MUEN

121

Symphonic Band

MUEN

122

Concert Band

MUEN

140

String Ensemble

MUEN

150

Woodwind Ensemble

MUEN

160

Brass Ensemble

MUEN

170

Percussion Ensemble

MUEN

180

Jazz Ensemble

MUS

100

Music Appreciation

MUS

130

Music Literature & History I

MUS

131

Music Literature & History II

MUS

201

History of Country Music

MUS

203

Blues, Jazz & Rock

THEA

100

Introduction to Theatre

THEA

131

Introduction to Acting

THEA

135

Theatre Activities - Acting

THEA

145

Theatre Activities- Technical

THEA

241

Stagecraft

THEA

250

Play Analysis




TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

 One course from one list.

SDSU does not have general education goals that specifically reference "teamwork and value sytems". However, the learning outcomes for teamwork are imparted and reinforced in the general education courses listed below. The courses listed below range from 3-4 credits.

Courses in Teamwork

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

BIOL

151/151L

General Biology I/Lab

BIOL

153/153L

General Biology II/Lab

CHEM

106/106L

Chemistry Survey/Lab

CHEM

108/108L

Organic and Biochemistry

CHEM

115/115L

Atomic and Molecular Structure/Lab

CHEM

112/112L

General Chemistry I

CHEM

114/114L

General Chemistry II/Lab

PHYS

111/111L

Introduction to Physics/Lab

PHYS

113/113L

Introduction to Physics II/Lab

PHYS

211/211L

University Physics I/L

PHYS

213/213L

University Physics II/L

SPCM

101

Fundamentals of Speech

THEA

100

Introduction to Theatre

THEA

131

Introduction to Acting




HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

One course from one list.

The courses listed below are 3 credits each.

Courses in Social Sciences/DIversity

Required

Available Online

Course Prefix

Course Number

Course Title

ABS

203

Global Food Systems

ANTH

210

Cultural Anthropology

ANTH

220

Physical Anthropology

CJUS

201

Introduction to Criminal Justice

ECON

201

Principles of Microeconomics

ECON

202

Principles of Macroeconomics

GEOG

101

Introduction to Geography

GEOG

200

Introduction to Human Geography

GEOG

210

World Regional Geography

GEOG

212

Geography of North America

GEOG

219

Geography of South Dakota

GLST

201

Global Studies I

HDFS

141

Individual and the Family

HDFS

210

Lifespan Development

HIST

121

Western Civilization I

HIST

122

Western Civilization II

HIST

151

U.S. History I

HIST

152

U.S. History II

INFO

102

Social and Ethical Aspects of Information

POLS

100

American Government

POLS

102

American Political Issues

POLS

141

Governments of the World

POLS

165

Political Ideologies

POLS

210

State and Local Governments

POLS

253

Current World Problems

PSYC

100

General Psychology

REL

237

Religion in American Culture

SOC

100

Introduction to Sociology

SOC

150

Social Problems

SOC

240

Sociology of Rural America

SOC

250

Courtship and Marriage

WMST

101

Introduction to Women's Studies





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