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Requirements

 Human Relations | S.D. Indian Studies | CONTACT

Teacher education programs in South Dakota require verification of successful completion of an approved three-semester-hour course in Human Relations and an approved three-semester-hour South Dakota Indian Studies course. Courses are approved based on course strands listed below.

HUMAN RELATIONS COURSE STRANDS

1. An awareness and understanding of the values, lifestyles, contributions and history of a pluralistic society.
2. The ability to recognize and deal with dehumanizing biases, including, but not limited to, sexism, racism, prejudice and discrimination, and an awareness of the impact such biases have on interpersonal relations.
3. The ability to translate knowledge of human relations into attitudes, skills and techniques which result in favorable experiences for students.
4. The ability to recognize the ways in which dehumanizing biases may be reflected in instructional materials.
5. Respect for human dignity and individual rights.
6. The ability to relate effectively to other individuals and to groups in pluralistic society other than the teacher's own.




Approved Human Relations Courses at South Dakota Institutions

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE
EDUC 355 Human Relations in Education

BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY
EDFN 475/EDFN 575 Human Relations

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
EDFN 475 Human Relations

DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
EDU 410 Human Relations/Multiculturalism
EDU 610 Advanced Human Relations/Multiculture

MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE
EDN 377 Human Relations Skills

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
EDFN 475/575 Human Relations

OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE
ED 463 Human Relations for Education Majors

PRESENTATION COLLEGE
SO/SW 333 &323 Institutional Racism/Sexism

SISSETON WAHPETON COLLEGE
ED 275 Human Relations for Educators

SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY
ED 447/547 Human Relations/Multicultural Approach
ED 637 Human Relations/Culturally Responsive Teaching

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
EDFN 475 Human Relations
EDFN 725 Education in Pluralistic Society
CHRD 731 Multicultural Counseling and Human Relations

UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS
EDU 251/351/505 Human Relations

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
EDFN 475/575 Human Relations
COUN 831 Culture and Diversity
UHON 390 Social Justice in a racially and ethnically diverse world/Human Relations



Approved Online Human Relations Courses at South Dakota Institutions

EDU 410 Human Relations/Multiculturalism - DWU
EDU 610 Advanced Human Relations/Multiculture - DWU
EDN 377 Human Relations Skills – MMC
EDFN 475/575 Human Relations – NSU
EDFN 475/575 Human Relations - BHSU
EDFN 475/575 Human Relations - USD
EDFN 475 Human Relations - DSU
EDFN 475 Human Relations - SDSU






S.D. INDIAN STUDIES COURSE STRANDS

1. Culture Dynamics:
1. Establish a fundamental awareness of cultural dynamics such as race and gender bias, stereotyping, assumptions, etc.
2. Examine the culture of Lakota/Dakota people, their world view, values, kinship system, oral tradition, health, economy and environment.

2. History:
1. Survey the history of Indian/White encounters and that of South Dakota from early contact to the present.
2. Study U.S. federal Indian policy, land and trade conflicts, treaty and legislative history.
3. Cover contemporary legal and political issues such as sovereignty and jurisdiction on and off the reservation.

3. Educational Theory and Background:
1. Inquire into traditional tribal education.
2. Summarize the history of church, federal, public and tribal education of Indian leaders.
3. Explore legislative issues regarding Indian education such as Title V or Title VII.

4. Implementation and strategies:
1. Examine school and community relations.
2. Analyze questions of Indian learning and teaching styles.
3. Conceptualize and encourage integrated curriculum development.
4. Evaluate authentic assessment.


Approved South Dakota Indian Studies Courses at South Dakota Institutions

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE
NAST 320 Native American Social Systems
NAST 352 History of Lakota/Dakota

BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies
INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture & Education

DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
EDU 635 American Indian History and Culture
EDU 335 American Indian Education

KILIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE
INED 211 South Dakota Indian Studies

MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE
EDN 360 Indian Studies

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE
ED 203 Indian Education

PRESENTATION COLLEGE
HS 313 History and the American Indian

SISSETON WAHPETON COLLEGE
DAK 279 Teaching the Native American Child

SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY
ED 339 Indian Education

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
AIS 421 Indians in North America
ANTH 421/521 Indians in North America
HIST 368 History and Culture of American Indians
AIS 368 History and Culture of American Indians

UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS
EDU 231/533 Native American Studies

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies
INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture and Education

Approved Online South Dakota Indian Studies Courses at South Dakota Institutions

EDU 335 American Indian Education - DWU
EDU 635 American Indian History and Culture - DWU
EDN 360 Indian Studies - MMC
ED 203 Indian Education - OLC
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies - BHSU
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies - NSU
INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies - USD
INED 411 South Dakota Indian Studies – DSU
INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture and Education – DSU



Out-of-State Courses Meeting the Indian Studies Requirement

Bismarck State College
SOC 275 American Indian Studies

Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
Requirement includes all three courses:
ANTH 435 Northern Plains Indian Cultures
ANTH 337 People & Cultures of North America
HIST 430 History of American Indians

Creighton University, Omaha, NE
HIS 108 The Native American World

Minnesota State University - Mankato
HIST 430/530 Native American History

Montana State University
EDCI 540-801 American Indian Studies for Educators

North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
EDUC 489 Native American/Multicultural Instructional Practices

Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, ND
NAS 112 Introduction to Native American Studies

Southwest Minnesota University, Marshall, MN
INDS 101 Introduction to Indigenous Nations and Dakota Studies

University of Mary, Bismarck, ND
SOC 202 Contemporary American Indian Societies

University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE
NAMS 1100 Introduction to Native American Studies

University of Wyoming
EDCI 5141–40 Instructional Methodologies in American Indian Education





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