PROGRAM TRACKS

Majors Available at BHSU

  • American Indian Studies
  • Composite Social Science
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Social Science
  • Sociology

For the purposes of this program, gateway courses are defined as those which introduce students to a content area/discipline/major in addition to key courses which students need to complete during their first year of study.


    FALL
  • ENGL 101 Composition I or ENGL 101C according to placement (3)
  • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (3)
  • THREE courses from the lists A and B below, two from one category and one from the other category (9)
    • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3) or PSYC 101 General Psychology (3) or SOC 150 Social Problems (3) or SOC 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice or SOC 151 Social Issues in Sustainability (3)
    • HIST 151 or HIST 152 United States History (3) or POLS 100 American Government (3) or AIS/HIST 257 Early American Indian History and Culture (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15
    SPRING
  • ENGL 201 Composition II (3)
  • MATH 102 for Behavioral Sciences or choice of MATH 102 or MATH 103 for Social Sciences (3)
  • THREE courses from the lists A and B below, two from one category and one from the other category (9)
    • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3) or PSYC 101 General Psychology (3) or SOC 150 Social Problems (3) or SOC 151 Social Issues in Sustainability (3) or PSYC 221 Lifespan Developmental Psychology (if took pre-requisite PSYC 101 in fall) (3)
    • HIST 151 or HIST 152 United States History (3) or POLS 100 American Government (3) AIS/HIST 257 Early American Indian History and Culture (3) GEOG 210 World Regional Geography (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15

Majors Available at BHSU

  • Art Composite
  • Communication/English
  • Composite Communication/Speech
  • Composite Music
  • Corporate Communication
  • English
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design & Communication
  • Spanish
  • Speech/Speech Communication

For the purposes of this program, gateway courses are defined as those which introduce students to a content area/discipline/major in addition to key courses which students need to complete during their first year of study.


    FALL
  • ENGL 101 Written Communication I (or ENGL 101C according to placement) (3)
  • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (OR SPCM 215 Public Speaking OR SPCM 222 Argumentation and Debate) (3)
  • THREE courses from the lists A, B, C, and D below. It is recommended that students take one from each of the four lists. (9-10)
    • Exploring the Humanities:
      ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature (3) or ENGL 211 World Literature I (3) or HIST 121 Western Civilization I (3) or HIST 122 Western Civilization II (3) or HUM 100 Introduction to Humanities (3) or PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3)
    • Examining the Visual and Performing Arts:
      ARTH 100 Art Appreciation (3) or ARTH 121 Introduction to the Visual Arts (3) or ARTH/AIS 251 American Indian Art History (3) or MUS 100 Music Appreciation (3) or MUS 110/110L Basic Music Theory and Aural Skills (recommended only for those with musical background) (3) or MUS 240 Music Cultures of the World (3) or THEA 100 Introduction to Theater (3)
    • Learning Languages:
      GER 101 Introductory German I (4) or LAKL 101 Introductory Lakota I (4) or RUS 101 Introductory Russian I (4) or SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish I (4)
    • Participating in the Visual and Performing Arts:
      ART 111 Drawing I (3) or ART 121 Design I 2D (3) or ART 123 Three Dimensional Design (3) or MCOM 151 Introduction to Mass Communications (3) or MCOM 265 Basic Photography (Not a General Education Course) (3) or MUEN 100 Concert Choir (by audition) (3) or MUEN 122 Concert Band (3) or MUEN 130 Chamber Music: Dakota Chamber Orchestra (3) or MUEN 180 Jazz Ensemble (3) or SPCM 222 Argumentation and Debate (3) or THEA 131 Introduction to Acting (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: (15-16)
    SPRING
  • ENGL 201 Written Communication II (3)
  • MATH 102 or MATH 103 (3)
  • A course in either Natural Sciences or Social Sciences (selected from the list of General Education courses) (3-4)
  • TWO Arts and Humanities courses from lists A, B, and C below. It is recommended that students select those two courses from the same list. (6-7)
    • Language and Literature:
      AIS/ENGL 241 American Indian Oral Literature (3) ENGL 210 Introduction to Literature (3) ENGL 212 World Literature II (3) or MCOM 151 Introduction to Mass Communications (3) or MCOM 210 Basic Newswriting (not a Gen. Edu course; pre-req. ENGL 101) (3) or PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy (3) or THEA 270 History of World Cinema (3) or GER 101 Introductory German II (4) or LAKL 101 Introductory Lakota II (4) or RUS 101 Introductory Russian II (4) or SPAN 101 Introductory Spanish II
    • Music and Theater:
      MUEN 100 Concert Choir (by audition) (3) or MUEN 122 Concert Band (3) or MUEN 130 Chamber Music: Dakota Chamber Orchestra (3) or MUEN 180 Jazz Ensemble (3) or MUS 100 Music Appreciation (3) or MUS 200 American Music (3) or THEA 100 Introduction to Theater (3)
    • Visual Arts:
      ART 111 Drawing I (3) or ART 112 Drawing II (3) or ARTH 121 Introduction to the Visual Arts (3) or ARTH 211 History of World Art I (3) or ARTH 212 History of World Art II (3) or ARTH/AIS 251 American Indian Art History (3) or MCOM 265 Basic Photography (not a General Education Course) (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: (15-17)

Majors Available at BHSU

  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Physical Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Sciences

For the purposes of this program, gateway courses are defined as those which introduce students to a content area/discipline/major in addition to key courses which students need to complete during their first year of study.


    FALL
  • ENG 101 Composition I (gen-ed) (3)
  • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (or SPCM 215 Public Speaking or SPCM 222 Argumentation and Debate) (3)
  • WEL 100/100L Wellness & Wellness Lab (or other gen-ed course) (2)
  • GS 100 University Experience: Science (1)
  • MATH 102 College Algebra (3) or MATH 120 Trigonometry (3) or MATH 121 Survey of Calculus (4) or MATH 123 Calculus I (4)
  • Choose either A, B, or C below (3-4)
    • BIOL 101/101L, Biology Survey and Lab OR BIOL 151/151L, General Biology I and Lab (4)
    • GEOL 201/201L Physical Geology & Lab (4)
    • Chemistry or Physical Science focus: Arts & Humanities (gen-ed) (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15-16
    SPRING
  • ENGL 201 Composition II (gen-ed) (3)
  • Choose either A, B, or C below, depending on choice made in fall semester (3-4)
    • Biology Focus: MATH 281 Introduction to Statistics (3)
    • Chemistry Focus: MATH 120 Trigonometry (3) or MATH 115 Pre-Calculus (5)
    • Environmental Physical Science and Physical Science Focus: MATH 123 Calculus I (4)
  • Choose either A, B, or C below, depending on choice made in fall semester (3-4)
    • BIOL 103/103L, Biology Survey II and Lab (4) or BIOL 153/153L, General Biology I and Lab (4)
    • GEOL 310 Volcanology (3) or GEOL 392 Topics (3)
    • CHEM 106/106L, Chemistry Survey and Lab (4) or CHEM 112/112L, General Chemistry I and Lab (4)
  • Arts & Humanities (gen-ed) (3) or/and (if needed) Social Science (gen-ed) (3)

  • TOTAL CREDITS: 12-14

Majors Available at BHSU

  • Business Administration
    • Specialization in Accounting
    • Specialization in Economics and Finance
    • Specialization in Entrepreneurial Studies
    • Specialization in Human Resource Management
    • Specialization in Management
    • Specialization in Marketing
    • Specialization in Tourism & Hospitality
  • Business Education
  • Professional Accountancy
  • Tourism and Hospitality

For the purposes of this program, gateway courses are defined as those which introduce students to a content area/discipline/major in addition to key courses which students need to complete during their first year of study.


    FALL
  • ACCT-210 Principles of Accounting I (pre-requisite for ACCT-211)
  • ECON-201 Principles of Microeconomics (gen-ed; pre-requisite for ECON-304) (3)
  • MIS-105 Introduction to Computers (pre-requisite for MIS-205 & BADM-320) (3)
  • SPCM- 101, 215, or 222 (gen-ed) (3)
  • WEL-100/L Wellness & Lab (or other gen-ed course) (3)

    Spring
  • ACCT-211 Principles of Accounting II (pre-requisite for ACCT-460 & BADM-310) (3)
  • ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics (gen-ed; pre-requisite for ECON-304) (3)
  • ENGL-101 Composition I (pre-requisite for ENGL-201; gen-ed) (3)
  • MATH-281 Intro to Statistics (gen-ed; pre-req for BADM-320, 321, 425 & ECON- 304) (3)
  • MIS-205 Advanced Computer Applications (3)

  • TOTAL CREDITS: 15

Majors Available at BHSU

  • Composite Math and Science Education
  • Composite Outdoor Education
  • Composite Science Education
  • Early Childhood/Special Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Exercise Science: Science
  • K-12 Special Education
  • Physical Education Exercise Science: Management

For the purposes of this program, gateway courses are defined as those which introduce students to a content area/discipline/major in addition to key courses which students need to complete during their first year of study.


    FALL(Education Focus)
  • ENGL 101 Composition I or ENGL 101C according to placement (3)
  • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (3)
  • Arts and Humanities elective (3)
    • BIOL 101/101L or BIOL 103/103L Biology Survey with Lab (4) plus WEL 100/100L with lab (2)
    • PSYC 101 General Psychology (3) plus HIST 151 OR HIST 152 US History (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15


    SPRING (Education Focus)
  • ENGL 201 Composition II (3)
  • MATH 103 for ELED, SPED, or ECESPED or MATH 102 for secondary teaching (3)
  • Choose One: GEOG 210 World Regional Geography (3) OR POLS 100 American Government (3)
  • Choose either A or B below, depending on choice made in fall semester (6)
    • BIOL 101/101L or BIOL 103/103L Biology Survey with Lab (4) plus WEL 100/100L Wellness with lab (2)
    • PSYC 101 General Psychology (3) plus HIST 151 OR HIST 152 US History (3)

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15


    FALL (Exercise Science or Outdoor Education Focus)
  • ENGL 101 Composition I or ENGL 101C according to placement (3)
  • SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech (3)
  • BIOL 101/L Biology Survey I and Lab OR *BIOL 151/L General Biology I and Lab (4)
  • CHOOSE 5-6 credits from either A or B below, some from each category (5-6)
    • PE 101 The Exercise Science major (3) or HLTH 251 First Aid & CPR (1)
    • PE 100 Beginning Rock Climbing (1) or PE 100 Fly Fishing (1) or PE 100 Orienteering (1) or PE 100 Backpacking (1) or PE 100 Canoeing (1)
    *will need BIOL 151/L if you become an Outdoor Education major or if you become an Exercise Science student who plans to go to graduate school

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15


    SPRING (Exercise Science or Outdoor Education Focus)
  • ENGL 201 Composition II (3)
  • MATH 102 College Algebra (3)
  • BIOL 103/L Biology Survey II OR *BIOL 153/L General Biology II and Lab (4)
  • CHOOSE 5-6 credits from either A or B below, some from each category (5-6)
    • HLTH 251 First Aid & CPR (1) or PE 216/L Fitness Assessment & Lab (3)
    • PE 100 Cross Country Skiing (1) or PE 100 Fly Fishing (1) or PE 100 Beginning Rock or Climbing (1) or PE 100 Intermediate Rock Climbing (1)
    *will need BIOL 153/L if you become an Outdoor Education major or if you become an Exercise Science student who plans to go to graduate school

    TOTAL CREDITS: 15