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Brookings, South Dakota

South Dakota State University Majors

Undergraduate Majors at South Dakota State University

The most popular major at South Dakota State University is Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse followed by Economics and Animal Sciences. A list of all 71 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at South Dakota State University
Agriculture 30

Agriculture

Graduates
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations 41
Agricultural Economics 3
Agricultural Mechanization 12
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations 9
Landscaping and Groundskeeping 9
Agricultural Communication/Journalism 3
Animal Sciences 71
Dairy Science 20
Agronomy and Crop Science 29
Range Science and Management 9

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 20

Education

Graduates
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 41
Agricultural Teacher Education 12
Music Teacher Education 15
Technical Teacher Education 1

Engineering

Graduates
Agricultural Engineering 11
Civil Engineering 26
Computer Software Engineering 6
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 19
Mechanical Engineering 42

Engineering Technology

Graduates
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 16
Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician 21
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 44
Engineering/Industrial Management 10

Foreign Languages

Graduates
German Language and Literature 4
French Language and Literature 2
Spanish Language and Literature 29

Work and Family Studies

Graduates
Family Resource Management Studies 5
Consumer Economics 48
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies 29
Human Development and Family Studies 30
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 9

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 13
Rhetoric and Composition 14

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24
General Studies 19

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 88
Biochemistry 3
Microbiology 14

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 15

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Natural Resources Management and Policy 4
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management 43

General Studies

Graduates
International/Global Studies 13

Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies

Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 17
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other 15

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Chemistry 6
Physics 1

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 41

Social Sciences

Graduates
Economics 73
Geography 11
Geography, Other 7
Political Science and Government 17
Sociology 62

Transportation and Materials Moving

Graduates
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology 2
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations 8
Flight Instructor 6

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 10
Interior Design 11
Graphic Design 20
Music 2
Music Management 1

Health Professions

Graduates
Athletic Training/Trainer 15
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 11
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 66
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 287

Business

Graduates
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 4
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management 9

History

Graduates
History 39

Communication

Graduates
Journalism 49

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=219356 IPEDS survey data for South Dakota State University.