Black Hills State University

Spearfish, SD

Black Hills State University says, "[The] General Education Program provides students with the opportunity to pursue a broad liberal arts education in addition to a specialized major and / or minor in an academic field. The general education program is designed to help students attain the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to produce new insights into humanity's intellectual development and a deepened comprehension of our cultural roots." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.bhsu.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,020
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:16%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$8,004 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$10,586 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Arts & Humanities" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is only an option in the "Arts & Humanities" requirement.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Black Hills State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 04/14/2016

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