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Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED 
Undergraduate Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English, B.S.E.

The English Major for Bachelor of Science in Education is designed to prepare graduates to teach composition, literature, and speech in secondary schools. In addition to gaining skills and knowledge of composition and literary study, students learn computer applications for text processing and language analysis. All DSU teacher education graduates complete a K-12 Educational Technology Endorsement program.

System-wide General Education Requirement (30 Credits)

Majors must take ART 121 , ENGL 210  , INED 211  , SPCM 101 , 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  and EPSY 210  as part of the Institutional Graduation Requirement.


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


Students must take 3 credits in American Literature I or II and 3 credits in World Literature I or II.

Take 6 credits from the following (6 Credits)

Note: Since content varies, courses may be repeated.

Professional Education Courses (29 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.

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.


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  is 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.

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.