INSTITUTION INFORMATION

South Dakota State University
Brookings, South Dakota
Institution Liaison: Mary Kay Helling

South Dakota State University Passport Block

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

ORAL COMMUNICATION

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

Oral Communication
Courses in Oral Communication
Required 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.

Written Communication
Courses in Written Communication
Required 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.

Quantitative Literacy
Courses in Quantitative Literacy
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
MATH 102 College Algebra
MATH 103 Quantitative Literacy
MATH 115 Pre-Calculus
MATH 120 Trigonometry
MATH 121 Survey of Calculus
MATH 123 Calculus I
MATH 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.

Natural Sciences
Courses in Natural Sciences
Required 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.

Human Cultures
Courses in Human Cultures
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
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
ANTH 210 Cultural Anthropology
AIS/LAKL 101 Introductory Lakota I
AIS/LAKL 102 Introductory Lakota II
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
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.

Critical Thinking
Courses in Critical Thinking
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
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
ABS 203 Global Food Systems
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
SPCM 215 Public Speaking
SPCM 222 Argumentation and Debate
HIST 151 US History I
HIST 152 US History II
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 150 Social Problems
SOC 240 Sociology of Rural America
GEOG 101 Introduction to Geography
ART 121 Design I 2D
ARTH 212 History of World Art II
MATH 103 Quantitative Literacy
MATH 102 College Algebra
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
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
WMST 101 Introduction to Women's Studies
INFO 102 Social/Ethical Aspects of Information
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 200 Introduction to Logic
PHIL 215 Introduction to Social/Political Philosophy
PHIL 220 Introduction of Ethics
POLS 100 American Government
POLS 141 Governments of the World
POLS 165 Political Ideologies
POLS 253 Current World Problems



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.

Creatve Expression
Courses in Creatve Expression
Required 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
DANC 130 Dance Fundamentals
DANC 131 Movement Theory
DANC 132 Movement II
DANC 230 Techniques II
DANC 240 Multicultural Dance
DANC 241/L Creative Movement Children
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.

Teamwork
Courses in Teamwork
Required Course Prefix Course Number Course Title
SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech
THEA 100 Introduction to Theatre
THEA 131 Introduction to Acting
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



HUMAN SOCIETY AND THE INDIVIDUAL

One course from one list.

The courses listed below are 3 credits each.

Social Sciences/DIversity
Courses in Social Sciences/DIversity
Required 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