2023-2024 Curriculum REQUESTS

 

2023-2024 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
April 24 AAC Course Summary
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
     
April 24 AAC Program Summary
4/10/2024 4/24/2024
     
April 2 AAC Course Summary
3/19/2024
4/2/2024

   
April 2 AAC Program Summary
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
     
February 15 AAC Course Summary
2/1/2024
revised3/19/2024
2/15/2024
Approved partial (3/19/2024-Revised new AGLE program courses to existing prefixes held for program approval)
3/5/2024
Approved
February 15 AAC Program Summary
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
3/5/2024
Approved
January 18 AAC Course Summary
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
Held for new specialization
4/4/2024
Approved
January 18 AAC Program Summary
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
Approved (resubmit BSED Feb 2024)
1/29/2024
Approved
December 12 AAC Course Summary
11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved

1/4/2024

Approved
December 12 AAC Program Summary
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved
November 21 AAC Course Summary
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
4/9/2024
Approved
November 21 AAC Program Summary
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
November AAC Course Summary
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
November AAC Program Summary
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
October AAC Course Summary
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
October AAC Program Summary
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
September AAC program Summary
8/24/2023
9/7/2023
Approved
Items to SDBOR

August AAC Program Summary
7/26/2023
8/9/2023
Approved
8/22/2023
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
2/05/2020
Sustainable Agricultural Systems (B.S.)
  4/2020
Sustainable Agricultural Systems minor
  4/2020
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Undergraduate Certificate
  4/2020
Master of Laws, LLM
  3/10/2023
Global Citizenship minor

5/19/2023
Quantum Computing, M.S.

8/23/2023
Digital Humanities Undergraduate and Graduate Certificates
  11/13/2023

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Agreements with other Universities (Articulation and Accelerated Agreements/Joint Programs/MOU)

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status SDBOR Status

Joint Data Science & Engineering Graduate (PhD) Program USD and SDSM&T (Mines)

8/24/2023
2/1/2023
10/20/2022
9/7/2023
2/16/2023
11/3/2022
Held-Nov AAC

 
MOU-Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad and USD
08/24/2023
9/7/2023
  10/4/2023
Approved

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Accelerated Graduate Program Requests

Program Name Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status SDBOR Status
   



 

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Existing Program Substantive Program Modifications

Program Name Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status SDBOR
Status

Business Analytics major [UBAN]
(Degrees affected: MS, MBA, Accelerated MBA, Graduate Certificate, BBA, and Minor)

CIP Code change to major
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
  N/A
N/A
English (MA) with Literature and Creative Writing specializations
Re-name specializations (align with existing on PhD); identify course lists and clarify requirements
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
  N/A
N/A
Public Administration (MPA)
Total credit hours required for program; add new specialization
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
  N/A
N/A
Technical Leadership (BS)
Re-name program: Leadership and Management; Total credits of supportive course work and electives.
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
  N/A
N/A
History, MA
Total credits required within discipline, electives, and supportive course work, and total hours for the program
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
  N/A
N/A
Medical Laboratory Practice minor
Total credits required within electives, and supportive course work
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
  N/A  N/A
Medical Laboratory Science, B.S.
Total credits required within discipline, electives, and supportive course work
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
  N/A N/A 
Forensic Anthropology Undergraduate Certificate
Total credits required within electives and total credits for program
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
N/A
N/A
Technology for Education and Training, M.S.
Total credits required within discipline, electives, supportive course work, and total credits for program, Rename program.
2/1/2024
2/15/2024  Approved
N/A
N/A
Secondary Education, B.S.Ed.
Total credits required within discipline, electives, and supportive course work for the program, remove Biology Education specialization, add new specialization Science Education (see new spec)
1/4/2024
2/1/2025-Revised
1/18/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
N/A
N/A 
Chemistry, M.S. (Thesis only)
Total credits required within electives credits required for the program
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
Approved
N/A
N/A
Materials Chemistry, Ph.D.
Total credits required within electives, within discipline, supportive coursework, and total credits required for the program
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
Approved
N/A
N/A
Communication Studies, MA
Total credits required within electives and total credits required for the program
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Approved N/A
N/A
Elementary Ed, BSED with Early Childhood and Kindergarten emphases, ELED/SPED BSED
Total credits required within discipline, electives, and total credits required for the program
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Approved  N/A
N/A
Kinesiology and Sport Management, BS
Exception to SDBOR policy 2.5.13 (request to allow up to 75 hours of transfer for this degree)
11/28/2023
12/12/2023

N/A
N/A
Social Work, BS with Child Welfare specialization
Total credits required within discipline, electives, and supportive course work for the program
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Approved  N/A
N/A
Physical Therapy, DPT
Total credits required within discipline and total credits required for the program
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
N/A
N/A 
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Graduate Certificate
Re-name: Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
N/A
N/A
Elementary Education, MA
Total credits required within discipline, supportive, elective coursework, and total credits; Existing specialization re-name; Re-activated UMA.ELE without specialization coding.
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
N/A  N/A
Dental Hygiene, B.S.
Total credits required within discipline, supportive, and elective coursework.
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
N/A N/A 
Music Performance major, BM [UBM.MUP], Music Education major, BM [UBM.MUE], and Musical Arts major, B.M.A. UBMA.MUA] *
Reorganization, move content from 3 existing majors into a single existing Music major with 4 specializations.
8/24/2023
9/7/2023
Approved
10/4/2023
Approved
Operations and Supply Chain Management [UOSC] Graduate Certificate
Major CIP Code change - UOSC
7/26/2023
8/9/2023
Approved
N/A
N/A
Business Administration, MBA with Operations and Supply Chain Management specialization and accelerated coding [UMBA.BSA-OSC and UMBA.BSA-O.AP]

Specialization CIP Code change - UOSC
7/26/2023
8/9/2023
Approved N/A
N/A
Chemistry (BS) with Chemistry Coordinate specialization
Total credits required within discipline, total credits required for program, existing specialization (terminate specialization)
4/12/2023
4/26/2023
Approved 6/5/2023
N/A
N/A

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New Certificate Program Request

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Artificial Intelligence for Business Analytics Graduate Certificate 11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved

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New Site Requests

Program Title Site Requested Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Special Education, M.A.
Online
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
4/4/2024
Approved

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Site Termination

Program Title Site Termination Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
 

 
 

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New Specialization

Program Name New Specialization Name Date Post AAC Status BOR Status
Public Administration (MPA)
Executive Public Administration
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
     
Secondary Education (BSEd)
Science Education
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
4/4/2024
Approved
Health Sciences (BS)
Radiologic Technology
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
Approved
4/4/2024
Approved
Business Administration (MBA)
Artificial Intelligence for Business Analytics
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved
Secondary Education (MA)
Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved
Health Sciences (MS)
Applied Behavior Analysis
5/4/2023
5/18/2023
Approved
6/22/2023
Approved

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Intent to Plan

Program Title Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Artificial Intelligence, M.S.
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
4/4/2024
Approved
Agribusiness Leadership, B.B.A. (Team Dynamics processing)
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
12/13/2023
Approved

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Request to Seek Program Accreditation Requests

Program Title Accrediting Body Date Posted
ACC  Status SDBOR Review Status


         

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New Baccalaureate Degree Minor Requests

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Arts in Health
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
4/4/2024
Approved

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New Undergraduate Degree Program Request

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Agribusiness Leadership, BBA
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Revisions requested to program and courses 3/19/2024
4/4/2024
Approved

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New Graduate Degree Program Requests

Program Name Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
Artificial Intelligence, M.S.
approximately 4/10/2024 (updates pending in TDX)
4/24/2024

 

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Program Placement on Inactive Status or Termination

Program Title Change Requested Effective Dates Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status

Biology Education specialization
(Secondary Education,B.S.Ed.)

Termination with enrolled students
SU2024
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
Approved

 
Long-Term Care Administration specialization (Administration, M.S.)
Termination without enrolled students
SU2024
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
Approved

 
American Indian Education Undergraduate Certificate
Place on inactive status
SU2024
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved
Laboratory Science Undergraduate Certificate
Place on inactive status
Fall 2023
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved
Regulatory Affairs Undergraduate Certificate
Place on inactive status
Fall 2023
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
12/14/2023
Approved
Chemistry Coordinate Specialization (Chemistry, B.S.)
Place on inactive status
SP23/SU24
6/6/2023
6/20/2023
Approved
7/31/2023
Approved

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New Course Requests

Course Number and Title Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
LAW 862 Indian Law at the Supreme Court
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
     
LAW 879 Agricultural Law & Policy
4/10/2024  4/24/2024
     
LAW 880 Jurisprudence
4/10/2024 4/24/2024
     
LAW 886 Advanced Litigation
4/10/2024 4/24/2024
     
LAW 887 Editing & Advocacy
4/10/2024 4/24/2024       
MUEN 430/MUEN 530 Chamber Music Ensemble
4/10/2024
4/24/2024
     
MGMT 409 Critical Issues in Agribusiness Leadership
2/1/2024
Revised 3/19/2024
2/15/2024
Changed prefix 3/19/2024, pending program approval
4/4/2024
Approved
FIN 423 Agribusiness Financial Risk Management
2/1/2024
Revised 3/19/2024
2/15/2024  Changed prefix 3/19/2024, pending program approval 4/4/2024
Approved
MKTG 437 Marketing Agribusiness Goods and Services
2/1/2024
Revised 3/19/2024
2/15/2024
Changed prefix 3/19/2024, pending program approval 4/4/2024 Approved
DSCI 447 Applied Artificial Intelligence for Agribusiness
2/1/2024
Revised 3/19/2024
2/15/2024
Changed prefix 3/19/2024, pending program approval 4/4/2024
Approved
ANTH 420/520 Cultural & Heritage Resource Management
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
3/5/2024
Approved
PUBH 727 Cancer Epidemiology
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Approved
3/5/2024
Approved
HSC 481 Radiologic Technology Patient Care & Education
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
held for new spec approval
4/4/2024
Approved
HSC 482 Radiologic Technology Anatomy & Physiology
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
held for new spec approval
4/4/2024
Approved
HSC 483 Imaging Procedures I
1/4/2024
1/18/2024 held for new spec approval
4/4/2024
Approved
HSC 484 Imaging Procedures II
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
held for new spec approval
4/4/2024
Approved
HSC 485 Radiation Science
1/4/2024
1/18/2024
held for new spec approval
4/4/2024
Approved
ARTD 470/570 Immersive Design AR/VR
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved
CHEM 708 Chemistry Graduate Orientation
11/28/2023  12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

CHEM 710 Methods in Chemistry Teaching

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/29/2024
Approved

PEDS 801 Pediatric Infectious Diseases

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

PEDS 802 Peds ACES & Trauma Informed Care

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

PEDS 807 Pediatric Native American Health

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

PEDS 808 Pediatric Emergency Medicine

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

SOCW 341 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024
Approved

SOCW 470 Pre-Practicum

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/29/2024
Approved

SOCW 739 Advanced Mental Health Practice I: Integrated

11/28/2023 12/12/2023
Approved
1/4/2024  Approved
BME 351 Biomedical Engineering Economics
11/7/2023
11/21/2023
Approved 4/9/2024
Approved
DSCI 729 Business Artificial Intelligence Applications
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
ELED/SEED 721 Research-Based Literacy & Social Studies Instructional Methods
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
PE 430/530 Promoting Fitness & Well-Being in the Elementary Classroom
10/19/2023
11/2/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
BME 426/526 Healthcare Systems Safety Engineering
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
DHYG 210 Head & Neck Anatomy
9/19/2023  10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
DHYG 434 Dental Health Education & Community II
9/19/2023 10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
DHYG 445 Research Methods for Dental Professionals
9/19/2023 10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved
PHTH 705 Physiology for the Medical Rehabilitation Professional
9/19/2023 10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved

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Revised Course Requests

Course Number and Title Changes to the course
Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
BADM 501 Business Essentials I
 New description; removed some content
10/19/2023
11/3/2023
Approved
11/29/2023
Approved
DCOM 428/528 American Sign Language I
Common with BHSU-Renumber; delete dual list DCOM 528
9/19/2023
10/3/2023
Approved
10/26/2023
Approved

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Authority to Offer Common Course Requests

Course Number and Title Universities
Currently Offering
Date Posted AAC Status Regent VPAA Status
MUEN 130 Chamber Music Ensemble
BHSU and NSU
3/19/2024
4/2/2024
Approved

 

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Revisions to General Education Requirements

Goal/Course Number and Title Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status BOR Status
SGR #4
DCOM 101 American Sign Language I &
DCOM 102 American Sign Language II

Add to SGR #4 Humanities
11/28/2023
12/12/2023
Gen Ed Discipline Council review
4/4/2024
Approved

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Prefix Request

Prefix Requested Changes Requested Date Posted AAC Status
AGLE
Agribusiness Leadership
2/1/2024
2/15/2024
Prefix rescind 3/19/2024

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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
Basic French Language Proficiency Certificate
N/A
New Undergraduate Certificate for BHSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU, and USD. Each university will post.
4/2/2024
Approved
   
Basic German Language Proficiency Certificate
N/A
New Undergraduate Certificate for BHSU, NSU, SDSU, and USD. Each university will post.
4/2/2024
Approved
   
Basic Spanish Language Proficiency Certificate
BHSU
New Undergraduate Certificate for BHSU, DSU, NSU, SDSMT, SDSU, and USD. BHSU will post the final document.
5/18/2023
Approved
6/22/2023
Approved

Approved Department/College/School Name Changes

Current Title New Title BOR Approval Date
 N/A

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