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South Dakota State University offers a diverse academic portfolio of majors, minors and specializations. We welcome you to our community of learners and encourage you to become part of the Jackrabbit family where you can discover your dreams and achieve your goals.

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College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences


College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science

Animal Science

Dairy and Food Science

Natural Resource Management

Ness School of Management and Economics

Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences


College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Aerospace Studies

Architecture

English and Interdisciplinary Studies

Military Science

Ness School of Management and Economics

School of American and Global Studies

School of Communication and Journalism

School of Design

School of Performing Arts

School of Psychology, Sociology and Rural Studies

College of Education and Human Sciences


College of Education and Human Sciences

School of Education, Counseling and Human Development

School of Health and Consumer Sciences

College of Natural Sciences
 

College of Natural Sciences

Biology and Microbiology

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Geography and Geospatial Sciences

Physics

College of Nursing


College of Nursing

Graduate Nursing

Undergraduate Nursing

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions


College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

Allied and Population Health

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy Practice

Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering


Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Construction and Operations Management

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanical Engineering

Graduate School


Graduate School Landing Page

Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College


Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College

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Regents update transfer policy for seamless academic transition

The South Dakota Board of Regents began the process of revising its transfer policy to improve students' ability to seamlessly move their earned credits between the state's public universities and technical colleges.

Cassady named dean of SDSU’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Joseph Cassady has been named the South Dakota Corn endowed dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at South Dakota State University. John Killefer, the college’s previous dean, has accepted a faculty position with SDSU’s Department of Animal Science.

NAEYC reaccredits SDSU's Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education

South Dakota State University officials announced the National Association for the Education of Young Children has reaccredited the university’s Fishback Center for Early Childhood Education.