2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    May 10, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog

Department of Counseling & Human Development

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Jay Trenhaile, Department Head
Lisbeth Leagjeld, CHRD Liaison Black Hills State University - Rapid City
Department of Counseling and Human Development
Wenona Hall 109, Box 507

The mission of the Counseling and Human Development department is to provide high quality educational programs to learners who will work in human science fields, and to generate knowledge of human behavior, cognition, and interaction.

Students will participate in practical experiences designed to provide the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary for careers in individual and family service settings; child/adult focused human services, and/or continued coursework in graduate school.

The Department of Counseling and Human Development is one of the few public university departments in South Dakota that delivers programs at the main campus in Brookings, Community College for Sioux Falls, BHSU - Rapid City, and online.

Graduate Faculty

Andrea Bjornestad, Associate Professor
Staci Born, Assistant Professor
Hande Briddick, Associate Professor
William Briddick, Associate Professor
Christin Carotta, Assistant Professor
Ann Michelle Daniels, Associate Professor
Alan Davis, Professor
Gregory Howard, Senior Lecturer
Lisbeth Leagjeld, Lecturer
Amber Letcher, Associate Professor
Kristine Ramsay-Seaner, Assistant Professor
Katelyn Romsa, Assistant Professor
Jay Trenhaile, Department Head and Professor


Master’s Degrees


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