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INSTITUTION INFORMATION

University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota
Institution Liaison: Dominique Lyon

University of South Dakota Passport Block

The Passport Block listed here is for general information only. Students must see the institution's website http://www.usd.edu for access to the official block.

Students must complete one course from the approved Oral Communication list. This course will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #2.

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
SPCM 215 Public Speaking
SPCM 222 Argumentation

Students must complete two courses from the approved Written Communication list which will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #1.

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 101 Composition I
ENGL 201 Composition II
ENGL 283 Introduction to Creative Writing

Students must complete one course from the approved Quantitative Literacy list. This course will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #5.

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 102 College Algebra
MATH 103 Quantitative Literacy
MATH 104 Finite Math
MATH 115 Pre-Calculus
MATH 120 Trigonometry
MATH 121 Survey of Calculus
MATH 123 Calculus I
STAT 281 Introduction to Statistics

Students must complete two science lecture courses and the corresponding lab courses from the approved Natural Sciences List.  These courses will satisfy the SDBOR General Education Goal #6.

Natural Sciences
Courses in Natural Sciences
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
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
CHEM 106/106L Chemistry Survey & Lab
CHEM 107/107L Organic & Biochemistry Survey & Lab
CHEM 112/112L General Chemistry I & Lab
CHEM 114/114L General Chemistry II & Lab
ESCI 101/101L Dynamic Earth & Lab
ESCI 103/103L Earth and Life Through Time & Lab
MTRO 101/101L Meteorology & Lab
PHGY 220/220L Human Anatomy and Physiology I & Lab
PHGY 230/230L Human Anatomy and Physiology II & Lab
PHYS 111/111L Introduction to Physics I & Lab
PHYS 113/113L Introduction to Physics II & Lab
PHYS 185/185L Introduction to Astronomy I & Lab
PHYS 187/187L Introduction to Astronomy II & Lab
PHYS 211/211L University Physics I & Lab
PHYS 213/213L University Physics II & Lab

Students must complete one course from the approved Human Cultures list.  Courses from the Human Cultures area and Creative Expression area will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #4.

Human Cultures
Courses in Human Cultures
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature
ENGL 211 World Literature I
ENGL 212 World Literature II
ENGL 214 Introduction to American Indian Literature
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
GER 101 Introductory German I
GER 102 Introductory German II
HIST 111 World Civilizations I
HIST 112 World Civilizations II
HIST 121 Western Civilization I
HIST 122 Western Civilization II
LAKL/NATV 101 Introductory Lakota I
LAKL/NATV 102 Introductory Lakota II
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 200 Introduction to Logic
PHIL 220 Introduction to Ethics
REL 224 Old Testament
REL 225 New Testament
RUSS 101 Introductory Russian I
RUSS 102 Introductory Russian II
SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I
SPAN 102 Introductory Spanish II

Critical Thinking skills are acquired through courses completed for other areas from the list below.  There are no specific requirements for this area.

Critical Thinking
Courses in Critical Thinking
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ENGL 101 Composition I
ENGL 201 Composition 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
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
SPCM 215 Public Speaking
SPCM 222 Argumentation
HIST 151 US History I
HIST 152 US History II
PSYC 101 General Psychology
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 150 Social Problems
ART 121 Design I 2D
ARTH 212 History of World Art II
MATH 102 College Algebra
MATH 103 Quantitative Literacy
BIOL 101 Biology Survey I
BIOL 103 Biology Survey II
BIOL 151 General Biology I
BIOL 153 General Biology II
CHEM 106 Chemistry Survey
CHEM 112 General Chemistry I
CHEM 114 General Chemistry II
PHYS 111 Introduction to Physics I
PHYS 113 Introduction to Physics II
PHYS 211 University Physics I
PHYS 213 University Physics II
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 200 Introduction to Logic
PHIL 220 Introduction to Ethics
POLS 100 American Government
POLS 141 Governments of the World
POLS 250 Introduction to International Relations

Students must complete one course from the approved Creative Expression List.  Courses from the Creative Expression area and Human Cultures area will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #4.

Creative Expression
Courses in Creative Expression
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ART 111 Drawing I
ART 112 Drawing II
ART 121 Design I 2D
ARTH 100 Art Appreciation
ARTH 211 History of World Art I
ARTH 212 History of World Art II
MUEN 100 Concert Choir
MUEN 102 Men's Chorus
MUEN 103 Women's Chorus
MUEN 110 Orchestra
MUEN 120 Marching 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
THEA 100 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 131 Introduction to Acting
MUEN 107 Opera Workshop
MUEN 121 Symphonic Band


TEAMWORK AND VALUE SYSTEMS

The Teamwork and Value Systems skills are achieved through courses completed for other areas including lab courses and communications courses.   No additional courses are required for this area.

Students must complete two courses from the approved Human Society and the Individual list.  Students must choose courses from two different disciplines.  These courses will satisfy SDBOR General Education Goal #3.

Human Society and the Individual
Courses in Human Society and the Individual
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
ANTH 210 Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 220 Physical Anthropology
ANTH 230 Introduction to Archaeology
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
EPSY 210 Lifespan Development
GEOG 210 World Regional Geography
HIST 151 US History I
HIST 152 US History II
INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture & Education
NATV 110 Introduction to Native American Studies
POLS 100 American Government
POLS 141 Governments of the World
POLS 210 State and Local Government
POLS 250 World Politics
PSYC 101 General Psychology
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 150 Social Problems
SOC 250 Courtship and Marriage
SUST 201 Sustainability and Society
UHON 111 Ideas in History



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