Dec 09, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog ARCHIVED 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Education, B.S.E.

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This major prepares K-12 teachers to serve the needs of school districts. Graduates are well qualified to teach computer literacy and programming courses. Students are prepared to train other teachers in the integration of computers into other teaching disciplines.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ART 121 , INED 211 , and SOC 285  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)

Majors must take CSC 150  and EPSY 210  as part of the Institutional Graduation Requirements.


Students should complete professional education coursework (see below) concurrently with general education and content major coursework.

Professional Education Courses (32 Credits)

All Professional Education Courses must be completed with a “C” or better.

1 No grade less than a “C” and must be completed prior to admission to Teacher Education

2 Requires field experience.

Electives (14 Credits)

Yearlong Residency / Student Teaching

Teacher candidates complete a yearlong residency / student teaching capstone experience during the final two semesters prior to graduation.  Placements are made in districts with which the College of Education has a formal partnership and whose personnel are trained in the co-teaching model.  Out-of-area placements are not granted for the yearlong residency / student teaching experience.  Requirements for licensure vary from one state to another.  If you are interested in professional licensure, please check with the appropriate licensing body in the state where you intend to practice.  The US Department of Education link will help you learn more about certification in your state.


Students planning to obtain certification and teach outside of South Dakota are encouraged to take

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