2021-2022 Curriculum 
Requests


2021-2022 Curriculum and Instruction requests at USD.

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Institutional Curriculum Request Summary

Summary/Date of Submission Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
 May AAC Course Summary  5/5/2022  5/19/2022 Approved (USD withdrew BME 486)
6/6/2022 Approved
 May AAC Program Summary  5/5/2022  5/19/2022 Approved 6/6/2022 Approved
 March AAC Course Summary  3/14/2022  3/28/2022 Approved 6/2/2022 Partial
 March AAC Program Summary  3/14/2022  3/28/2022 Approved 5/3/2022
5/9/2022
Partial
January AAC Course Summary
1/4/2022
1/20/2022  Approved
2/3/2022
2/15/2022

Partial Approval
January AAC Program Summary
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
2/3/2022
2/7/2022

Approved
November AAC Course Summary
10/21/2021
11/4/2021
Approved
12/15/2021
Approved
October AAC Course Summary
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved
11/8/2021
Approved
October AAC Program Summary
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved
11/8/2021
Approved
May AAC Course Summary (DNAP for CRNA courses)
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Held for program approval,
Approved at SDBOR August meeting

8/5/2021
Approved
           

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USD Programs Under Review with SDBOR

Program Name Site Request Date
Technology Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Certificate (pending amended documents from USD)
On-campus, Online
2/5/2020

New Program: Conservation and Biodiversity B.S.-SDSU confirmed support and approval at the May AAC meeting. Item was held by BOR staff.

  4/13/2022
New Program: Physiology, Cell and Molecular Biology B.S.-Item was held by USD so two specializations changes to new programs proceed together.   4/13/2022

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Agreements with other Universities (Articulation Agreements/Accelerated Agreements/MOU)

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status SDBOR Status
Northeast Community College AA Degrees towards USD BBA Majors (either business/accounting or non-business or non-accounting to USD BBA)
5/5/2022
5/19/2022 Approved
6/22/2022
Approved
Sisseton Wahpeton College Dakota Studies AA towards USD Native American Studies BA 5/5/2022 5/19/2022  Approved 6/22/2022 Approved
Sisseton Wahpeton College Sustainable Environmental Studies AS towards USD Sustainability BS 5/5/2022 5/19/2022  Approved 6/22/2022 Approved
Accelerated Master’s Agreement (3+2): NSU Sociology BA to USD Master of Social Work, MSW 5/5/2022 5/19/2022  Approved 6/22/2022 Approved
Lake Area Technical College Dental Assisting Program towards USD Dental Hygiene BS       5/10/2022 Approved

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Accelerated Graduate Program Requests

Program Name Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status SDBOR Status
Master of Social Work, MSW
Sociology, BS (24 hours)
5/5/2022
5/19/2022
Approved
6/22/2022
Approved 

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Existing Program Substantive Program Modifications

Program Name Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status
Biomedical Engineering, B.S. Change total credits required for discipline; total credits of electives; and total credits required for the program  5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
Counseling and Psychology in Education, HDEP specialization (MA, EdS, and PhD) New CIP code specifically to Human Development and Ed Psych Specialization used in 3 degrees (counseling)  5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
Psychology, MA-Human Factors specialization CIP code and existing specialization  5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 
Psychology, PhD-Human Factors specialization CIP code and existing specialization  5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
Sociology, BA/BS Change total credits required of electives and total credits required for program  5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
Alternative Teacher Certification (Graduate) Name Change 3/14/2022 3/28/2022
Pending EDC meeting
Doctor of Physical Therapy Substantial changes to DPT curriculum; changes to the 3 +3 program in Biology, B.S. Human Dynamics specialization to DPT program. 3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
International Studies, B.A. Total credits of required within the discipline; total credit required for program 3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
Medical Biology, B.S. Total credits of required within the discipline; Total credits of supportive course work; total credit required for program 3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
Occupational Therapy, O.T.D. Total credits of required within the discipline; existing specializations 3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
Political Science, B.A./B.S. Total credits of required elective course work 3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
Health Sciences, Ph.D.
Total credits of supportive course work
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
Kinesiology and Sport Management, B.S.
Total credits required within the discipline; total credits of electives; existing specialization
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
Operational Analytics, B.B.A.
Change program name to Business Analytics, BBA; New major Business Analytics
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved 2/7/2022
Professional Accountancy, M.P.A.
Change program name to Accountancy; New major Accountancy; New degree type Master of Accountancy, MAcc
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Returned for new program document
Business Administration, MBA
Total credits of electives; total credit required for program; and existing specializations
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved

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New Certificate Program Request

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Indian Law Graduate Certificate (On-campus)
6/22/2022 7/7/2022
     
Data Science Undergraduate Certificate (On-campus, Online) 3/14/2022
3/28/2022
Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Fundamentals of Medical Spanish Undergraduate Certificate (On-campus, Online) 3/14/2022
3/28/2022
Approved 5/10/2022
Approved
Bioinformatics Graduate Certificate (On-campus, Online)
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
3/29/2022
Approved

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New Site Requests

Program Title Site Requested Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Biology minor [Online] Online
6/22/2022
7/7/2022      
Computer Science minor [Online]
Online
6/22/2022 7/7/2022      
Interdisciplinary Sciences minor [Online]
Online
6/22/2022 7/7/2022
     
Spanish minor [Online]
Online
6/22/2022 7/7/2022
     
Elementary Education, B.S.Ed. [USD-Sioux Falls]
USD-Sioux Falls
6/22/2022 7/7/2022
     
Addiction Counseling and Prevention minor [Online] Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
6/22/2022
Approved
Anthropology minor [Online] Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 6/22/2022 Approved
Child and Adolescent Development minor [Online] Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 6/22/2022
Approved
CPE, MA with a specialization in Human Development and Educational Psychology, Plan B only [Online] Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 6/22/2022
Approved
Health Sciences minor [Online] Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 6/22/2022 Approved
Kinesiology and Sport Management, M.A. Exercise Science specialization [Hybrid; Online]
Hybrid; Online
5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved 6/22/2022
Approved
Educational Administration and Leadership, M.A. with Curriculum Director specialization [Online]
Online
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
3/29/2022
Approved

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Site Termination

Program Title Site Termination Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Education Administration and Leadership, M.A. and Ed.S. with Curriculum Director specialization Remove On-campus
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved

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New Specialization

Program Name New Specialization Name Date Post AAC Status BOR Status
Psychology, BA/BS
Mental Health specialization 6/22/2022 7/7/2022
     

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Intent to Plan

Program Title Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Conservation and Biodiversity B.S. 5/5/2022
5/19/2022-Held by SDBOR Staff
     
Physiology, Cell and Molecular Biology B.S. 5/5/2022
5/19/2022-Held by SDBOR Staff
     
Music, B.S. with Music Technology and Industry specialization [On-campus, Online]
1/4/2022
2/8/2022
1/20/2022 Held by Dept
2/17/2022
Approved
3/29/2022
Approved
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice  [Sioux Falls]
2/4/2021
Revised 2/25/2021
Revised 3/08/2021
Revised 5/5/2021
2/18/2021
Approved
6/23-24/2021
Approved

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Request to Seek Program Accreditation Requests

Program Title Accrediting Body Date Posted
ACC  Status SDBOR Review Status
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP)
Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational programs (COA)
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/3-5/2021
Approved

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New Baccalaureate Degree Minor Requests

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Deaf Education
3/14/2022
3/28/2022
Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Public Policy
3/14/2022
3/28/2022
Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Medical Laboratory Practice
6/29/2021
7/14/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved

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New Undergraduate Degree Program Request

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Music, B.S. with Music Technology and Industry specialization
5/11/2022
5/19/2022
Approved
6/22/2022
Approved
Supply Chain Management, B.B.A. (On-campus, Online)
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
3/29/2022
Approved

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New Graduate Degree Program Requests

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP)   [Sioux Falls]
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved

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Program Placement on Inactive Status or Termination

Program Title Change Requested Effective Dates Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
American Indian Education Grad Certificate Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022
Approved
5/10/2022 Approved
Biology Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022  3/14/2022
3/28/2022  Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Chemistry (alternative minor for Teacher Ed.) Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Earth Sciences Teaching Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022  3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Economics Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
English Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
German Teaching Minor Termination Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
History (alternative minor for Teacher Ed.) Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Mass Communication Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Mathematics (alternative minor for Teacher Ed.) Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Media & Journalism (alternative minor for Teacher Ed.) Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Modern Foreign Languages (K-12) Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Physical Science Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Physics Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Political Science Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Psychology (alternative minor for Teacher Ed.) Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Sociology Teaching Minor Termination
Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Spanish Teaching Minor Termination Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Speech Communication Teaching Minor Termination Fall 2022
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
5/10/2022
Approved
Music, M.M.-History of Musical Instruments
Reactivation
Fall 2023
AAC posted memo
8/11/2021
Approved
10/6/2021
Approved

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New Course Requests

Course Number and Title Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
THEA 101 First Year Experience

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
HELD by SDBOR staff   
CMST 413/513 Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication

5/5/2022

5/19/2022
Approved 6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 818 Consumer Law

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 819 Data Protection and Privacy

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved 6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 846 Writing Seminar

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved  6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 848 Healthcare Compliance

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 867 Securities Regulation

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
LAW 873 Social Security Disability and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
MICR 445/545 Vector-borne Infectious Diseases

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
PSYC 416/516 Cognitive Neuroscience

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved 6/6/2022 Approved
PSYC 448/548 The Psychology of Motivation

5/5/2022

5/19/2022 Approved  6/6/2022 Approved
ANTH 407 Bioarchaeology

3/14/2022

3/28/2022
Approved
6/2/2022
Approved
ANTH/HIST 325 Plagues and Peoples

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
BIOL 421/L and BIOL 521/L Advanced Geospatial Analyses and Lab

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
CSC 417 517 Programming for Scientific Computing

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
ESCI SUST 421 521 Soil and Landscape

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
PHTH 703 Rural Health and Clinical Implications

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
PHTH 745 Human Development and Clinical Implications

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved 6/2/2022 Approved
PHTH 749 Neuromuscular Therapy III

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved  6/2/2022 Approved
PHTH 750 Pediatric Physical Therapy II

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
PHTH 753 Pelvic Health

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
SPAN 275 Basic Medical Conversations in Spanish

3/14/2022

3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
BIOL 485/L and BIOL 585/L Drone Applications and Laboratory
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
2/3/2022
Approved
CSC 787 AI in Medical Imaging Informatics
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved 3/30/2022 Approved
DSCI 448/548 Supply Chain Analytics
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved 3/30/2022 Approved
KSM 245 Intercollegiate Athletic Administration
1/4/2022  1/20/2022
Approved 2/3/2022
Approved 
PSYC 773 Research Methods in Clinical Psychology
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved 2/3/2022
Approved
PSYC/SUST 434/534 Behavior and Sustainability
10/21/2021
11/4/2021
Approved
12/15/2021
Approved
BADM 501-Business Essentials I
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved
11/8/2021
Approved
BADM 502-Business Essentials II
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved
11/8/2021
Approved
KSM 210-Resistance Training Basics
9/21/2021
10/5/2021
Approved
11/8/2021
Approved
CRNA 713-Professional Aspects of Nurse Anesthesiology Practice 5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 715-Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Anesthesiology Practice
5/6/2021
5/20/2021  Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 716-Basic Principles of Nurse Anesthesiology Practice  5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved 
CRNA 843-Advanced Anatomy/Physiology for Nurse Anesthesiology
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 844-Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology I
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 846-Advanced Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology II
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 852-Coexisting Pathologies and Anesthesia Implications
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 854-Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesiology I
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 856-Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesiology II
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 857-Advanced Principles of Nurse Anesthesiology III
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 877-Seminar I Business of Anesthesia
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021  Approved
CRNA 878-Seminar II Clinical Topic Synthesis
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved  8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 881-Clinical Residency I
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 882-Clinical Residency II
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 883-Clinical Residency III
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 884-Clinical Residency IV
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved
CRNA 885-Clinical Residency V
5/6/2021
5/20/2021
Approved
8/5/2021
Approved

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Revised Course Requests

Course Number and Title Changes to the course
Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
PHTH 742 Geriatric Physical Therapy
Addition of lab component offered as co req, lab name change
3/14/2022
3/28/2022 Approved
 6/13/2022 Approved
PHTH 744 Neuromuscular Physical Therapy II
Addition of lab component offered as co req, reduce cr hrs
3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved   6/13/2022 Approved
PHTH 774 Clinical Education V
Change in instructional method, delivery, pre reqs
3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved   6/13/2022 Approved
MCOM 305 Sports Broadcasting
BHSU and USD prerequisite change

5/5/2022

5/19/2022
Approved
6/6/2022 Approved
CSC 427 527 Information Security
Change course name and description for use in the data science certificate; remove prereq
3/14/2022 3/28/2022
Approved  6/2/2022 Approved
CSC 472 572 Server Admin and Virtualization
Change course name and description for use in the data science certificate; remove prereq
3/14/2022 3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
PHIL 309 The Evolution/Creation Debate
Revision to course title and description
3/14/2022  3/28/2022 Approved
6/2/2022 Approved
HSC 460 Leading Change
USD
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
2/3/2022
Approved
SPAN 120  Medical Spanish I
BHSU, SDSU, and USD
1/4/2022
1/20/2022  Approved
2/15/2022
Approved
PHYS 581-Mathematical Physics I
SDSU, SDSM&T, USD
10/21/2021
11/4/2021
Approved
12/15/2021
Approved
 PE 180  Foundations in HPER
BHSU, NSU, DSU, SDSU, USD
2/4/2021
2/18/2021
Rescind 7/19/2021
Suggest add 192 Topics for 1 hour
 

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Authority to Offer Common Course Requests

Course Number and Title Universities Currently Offering This Course Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
BME 486 Immuno-Engineering
SDSM&T 5/5/2022
5/19/2022   USD Withdrawal 2022.06.06
 
PSYC 375/375L Research Methods in Psychology and Lab
SDSU 5/5/2022
5/19/2022   6/6/2022
Approved
PSYC 376/376L Research Methods II and Lab
SDSU 5/5/2022
5/19/2022   6/6/2022 Approved
PSYC 417 Health Psychology
SDSU
5/5/2022
5/19/2022
  6/6/2022 Approved
HRM 468/568 Negotiation/Dispute Resolution
BHSU (USD requests under MGMT prefix)
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
2/3/2022
Approved
PHYS 764 Physics of Neutrinos
SDSM&T
1/4/2022
1/20/2022
Approved
2/3/2022
Approved 
FREN 433-French Culture and Civilization
SDSU (add authority to teach out program)
10/22/2020
11/5/2020
Approved
 Hold-Not approved
 

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Revisions to General Education Requirements

Goal/Course Number and Title Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
N/A
           

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Prefix Request

Prefix Requested Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status
 N/A        

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120 Credit Exceptions

Program Title New exception or Update to existing Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
N/A






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Collaborative/Cooperative Program Curriculum

Shared Program University Posted Form Type or Course Number-Title AAC Status Final Approver (SDBOR/VPAA Regents) Status
American Civic Traditions Undergraduate certificate [online/on-campus]
BHSU
New Certificate
5/19/2022
Approved
6/22-23/2022
Approved
GER 311 Composition and Conversation I
SDSU and USD (Cr Hr change) --- SDSU has posted for the collaborative group
Revised common course posted on 5/5/2022 5/19/2022
Approved
6/6/2022
Approved

Approved Department/College/School Name Changes

Current Title New Title BOR Approval Date
 N/A

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