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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics Education with Computer Education Minor, B.S.E.

Students majoring in this program develop a strong mathematical background in a mathematics core following the guidelines of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and the Mathematical Association of America. Graduates of this program are prepared to teach mathematics and computer science at the secondary level. These students will receive a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education and a minor in Computer Education. Graduates of this program will also be prepared to use the computer as a tool in both the learning and teaching of mathematics. All DSU teacher education graduates earn a K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

* Majors must take PSYC 101 , MATH 123  and HIST 151  or HIST 152  as part of the System-wide General Education Requirement.

Institutional Graduation Requirement (11 Credits)

Majors must take CIS 130  as part of the Institutional Graduation Requirement.


Students should complete professional education coursework concurrently with general education and content major coursework.


* May be repeated several times provided student does not enroll in the same topics course.

Computer Education Component (15 Credits)

Electives (5 Credits)

One of these credits are met when completing MATH 123  as part of the system general education.

Professional Education Courses (33 Credits)

Students must complete 30 hours of system-wide general education courses in their first 64 credit hours.

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.

Pre-Professional Block


Admission to the Teacher Education Program is required for the remaining courses.

See Requirements for Admission  in the College of Education section.

*Students planning to teach outside South Dakota are encouraged to take SPED 100  for 3 credits.

Early Professional Block

Student Teaching Semester

Admission to Student Teaching is required for enrollment in SEED 488 . See Approval for Student Teaching  in College of Education section. SEED 401  and SEED 440  are taught in a compressed format during the first four weeks of the semester and are usually taken in the same semester as student teaching.

Students planning to teach outside South Dakota are encouraged to take

Minor/Endorsement Programs

(Minors leading to South Dakota certification)

See Education Endorsement Programs  in College of Education section for a list of all available minor/endorsement programs for K-12 and Secondary Education majors.