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Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College of Arts and Sciences






Benjamin Jones, Associate Professor and Dean
Dale Droge, Professor and Academic Coordinator
Bruce Feistner, Associate Professor and Director of Respiratory Care Program
John Nelson, Professor and English Coordinator
Wendy Romero, Associate Professor and Digital Arts and Design Coordinator


Richard Avery, Kristel Bakker, Justin Blessinger, Susan Conover, Kari Forbes-Boyte, Thomas Jones, Kurt Kemper, Alan Montgomery, Jeffrey Palmer

Associate Professors:

Glenn Berman, Stacey Berry, Joseph Bottum, Michael Gaylor, Jeffrey Howard, Viki Johnson, Mary Reinesch, William Sewell, Joseph Staudenbaur

Assistant Professors:

Angela Behrends, Ryan English, Joshua Hughes, Haley Larson, James Maloney, Jill Olson, Zhe Ren, Timothy Orme, Lacy Patnoe, Mark Spanier, Richard Wicklein


Gillian Berman, Sandra Champion, Deana Hueners-Nelson, Kim Jones, Angela Keith, Michael Lynch, Kelly MacLeod, Nevine Nawar, D. Scott Richardson, Kelly Steinmetz, Abby Wortman


The College of Arts and Sciences offers a variety of programs and courses leading to successful careers. Computer technology is integrated throughout all majors. The College offers the majority of the general education courses that serve as background for all degrees. Faculty in the arts, English, and social sciences are principally located in Beadle Hall. Math and science faculty are located in the C. Ruth Habeger Science Center. The clinical faculty in Respiratory Care are located at Avera McKennan and Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls and Rapid City Regional Hospital in Rapid City.

The disciplines within the College of Arts and Sciences are Art, Art Design, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Game Design, Cyber Leadership & Intelligence, Digital Arts & Design, English, Geography, History, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Physical Science, Respiratory Care, Sociology, Spanish, Speech, and Theatre.  In addition to degree programs, the College of Arts and Sciences offers majors, minors, and courses which qualify students to apply for admission to professional schools.