May 23, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Education, B.S.E.

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This program is designed to prepare students for the teaching profession in the area of 7-12 business education. Students are educated in the use of computers in the school and business as well as the fundamentals of accounting, economics, and business management. All DSU teacher education graduates complete a K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement Program.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ECON 201 , PSYC 101 , MATH 102 , and one of 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 Requirements.


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

Electives (3 Credits)

Professional Education Courses (32 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

Advanced 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.

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