Human Relations and SDIS Requirements for Teacher Certification

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 BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY
   EDUC 355 Human Relations in Education

   EDFN 475/EDFN 575 Human Relations

DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
   EDFN 475 Human Relations

   EDU 410 Human Relations/Multiculturalism
   EDU 610 Advanced Human Relations/Multiculture

MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY
   EDN 377 Human Relations Skills

   EDFN 475/575 Human Relations

OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE PRESENTATION COLLEGE
   ED 463 Human Relations for Education Majors

   SO/SW 333 &323 Institutional Racism/Sexism

SISSETON WAHPETON COLLEGE SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY
   ED 275 Human Relations for Educators

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

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS
   EDFN 475 Human Relations
   EDFN 725 Education in Pluralistic Society
   CHRD 731 Multicultural Counseling/Human Relations

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

   EDN 377 Human Relations Skills
Northern State University Black Hills State University
   EDFN 475/575 Human Relations

   EDFN 475/575 Human Relations

University of South Dakota Dakota State University
   EDFN 475/575 Human Relations

   EDFN 475 Human Relations
South Dakota State University
   EDFN 475 Human Relations




SD Indian Studies Course Strands

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

• 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 BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY
   NAST 320 Native American Social Systems
   NAST 352 History of Lakota/Dakota

   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

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

   EDU 635 American Indian History and Culture
   EDU 335 American Indian Education

KILIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE
   INED 211 South Dakota Indian Studies

   EDN 360 Indian Studies

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY OGLALA LAKOTA COLLEGE
   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

   ED 203 Indian Education

PRESENTATION COLLEGE SISSETON WAHPETON COLLEGE
   HS 313 History and the American Indian

   DAK 279 Teaching the Native American Child

SINTE GLESKA UNIVERSITY SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
   ED 339 Indian Education

   AIS 211 American Indian Culture and Education
   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 UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA
   EDU 231/533 Native American Studies

   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies
   INED 211 SD American Indian Culture and Education
Approved Online South Dakota Indian Studies Courses at South Dakota Institutions
DAKOTA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY MOUNT MARTY COLLEGE
   EDU 335 American Indian Education
   EDU 635 American Indian History and Culture

   EDN 360 Indian Studies

Oglala Lakota College Black Hills State University
   ED 203 Indian Education

   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies

Northern State University University of South Dakota
   INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies    INED 411/511 South Dakota Indian Studies
Dakota State University
   INED 411 South Dakota Indian Studies
   INED 211 South Dakota American Indian Culture and Education


Out-of-State Courses Meeting the Indian Studies Requirement
Bismarck State College Chadron State College, Chadron, NE
   SOC 275 American Indian Studies

   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 Minnesota State University - Mankato
   HIS 108 The Native American World

   HIST 430/530 Native American History

Montana State University North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
   EDCI 540-801 American Indian Studies for Educators

   EDUC 489 Native American/Multicultural Instructional Practices

Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, ND Southwest Minnesota University, Marshall, MN
   NAS 112 Introduction to Native American Studies

   INDS 101 Introduction to Indigenous Nations and Dakota Studies

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

   NAMS 1100 Introduction to Native American Studies

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



Contact

For any questions relating to certification, email us at: certification@state.sd.us or visit Teacher Certification Administrative Rule.