Students wishing to pursue a graduate degree or laboratory science career should replace biology, math and chemistry in core curriculum with these courses: BIOL 151-151L; MATH 120; and CHEM 112-112L. In addition, students should take BIOL 202-202L, BIOL 204-204L, CHEM 114-114L, CHEM 326-326L, and CHEM 464-464L. Remaining credits should be used to support a focus area in horticulture.
* The 30 credit Board of Regents System General Education Requirements (SGRs) must be completed as part of a student’s first 64 credits.
** South Dakota State University has an 8-9 credit Institutional Graduation Requirement (IGRs).
(G) Globalization Requirement.
(AW) Advanced Writing Requirement.
Students must take the proficiency examination after completing 48 credits. English 101, and a course in each of the General Education areas of social science, mathematics, natural science, and humanities and arts must be taken prior to taking this exam.