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  Dec 14, 2017
 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

College of Education and Human Sciences


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Jill Thorngren, Dean
Jane Hegland, Assistant Dean
CY Wang, Assistant Dean
SWG 249, 605-688-6181
Box 2275A, Brookings, SD 57007-0097
Email: jill.thorngren@sdstate.edu
http://www.sdstate.edu/ehs/index.cfm

Introduction

The College of Education and Human Sciences (EHS) develops human potential by enhancing individual, family, school, and community well-being. Graduates from the College work in diverse work settings which span business, education, government and non-profit or community agencies. Examples of careers in EHS include an educator who provides leadership and instruction in our schools, a dietitian who counsels others to establish a healthy or specialized diet, an interior designer who designs residential or commercial spaces, a wellness professional who works with adults to promote good health practices for people of all ages, a pilot serving our country or a professional counselor supporting the development of others.
The College of Education and Human Sciences works to advance teaching, learning, and scholarship through:

  • Exemplary student-centered undergraduate and graduate education that prepares tomorrow’s professionals.
  • Basic, applied, and translational scholarship that addresses vital issues of health, development, learning, leadership, sustainability, and quality of life across the lifespan.
  • Engagement with individuals, families, schools, organization and communities which transform knowledge and discovery into practice and provides meaningful impacts.
  • To be a recognized leader in teacher education and the human sciences and innovative in advancing new science, pedagogy and design.

Departments

Counseling and Human Development
Consumer Sciences
Health and Nutritional Sciences
Teaching, Learning and Leadership

Degrees Offered

Bachelor of Science
Master of Education*
Master of Science*
Doctor of Philosophy*

* Graduate degrees are offered in collaboration with the Graduate School. For details, see the Graduate Catalog.

Accreditations

Accreditation Council for Education of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)
Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs (NCATE)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) recognition
South Dakota Department of Education (DOE)

Programs

Majors and Minors in Education and Human Sciences

Major
Agricultural Education, Communication, and Leadership- Agricultural Education
Apparel Merchandising
Athletic Training
Aviation
Consumer Affairs
Dietetics
Early Childhood Education
Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Exercise Science
Health Education
Hospitality Management
Human Development and Family Studies
Interior Design
Nutrition and Food Science
Physical Education Teacher Education

Sport, Recreation and Park Management

Minors
Aviation
Food Safety
Gerontology
Health Education
Human Development and Family Studies
Interior Design
Leadership
Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Organizations
Nutrition
Physical Education
Recreation Administration
Rehabilitation Services

Department
Teaching, Learning and Leadership

Consumer Sciences
Health and Nutritional Sciences
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Health and Nutritional Sciences
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Curriculum

Students enrolled in the College of Education and Human Sciences must meet the University General Education Requirements. In addition, each major has specific required courses pertinent to the field and profession. For a complete listing of graduation requirements, refer to the description of specific majors elsewhere in this catalog.

Minor changes occurring in programs are reflected in program guide sheets issued each year. Entering students must meet the program requirements for graduation listed on the guide sheets, which will reflect the curriculum changes subsequent to the printing of this catalog. The College offers many courses that may be considered exploratory courses for those potentially interested in specific majors. Students should visit with their advisors for information about appropriate courses.

Teaching Certificates and Endorsements
Teaching certificates are issued by state Departments of Education. The secondary certificate qualifies the holder to teach particular subjects in secondary and middle school/junior high grades. The K-12 certificate qualifies the holder to teach in kindergarten through high school. The certificate states the subjects or subject groups in which the individual may teach. Endorsements are available in English as a Second Language, coaching, reading, and over 20 discipline-specific content areas.

Experiential Education
Many majors in the College of Education and Human Sciences provide opportunities to become familiar with the world of work as related to the major. Field experiences, practicums, and internships are available and often required.

Graduate Programs in Education and Human Sciences
Those pursuing an M.S., M.Ed. and Ph.D. degree in Education and Human Sciences disciplines are enrolled in the Graduate School. The program of work is planned with a faculty adviser from the area of concentration. Specific requirements are outlined in the Graduate School Catalog obtained from the Dean of the Graduate School, South Dakota State University, Box 2201, Brookings, South Dakota, 57007-1998. Web address: http://www.sdstate.edu/ (Search “catalog”, select current year)
 

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