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Black Hills State University: Distance Learning Programs


Spearfish, South Dakota
Extended Services and Instructional Technology

Black Hills State University was founded in 1883. It is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. It first offered distance learning courses in 1994. In fall 2004, there were 641 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.

Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, career placement assistance, e-mail services, library services.

Contact Sheila R. Aaker, Extended Services Coordinator, Black Hills State University, Extended Services, 1200 University Street, Unit 9508, Spearfish, SD 57799-9508. Telephone: 605-642-6771. Fax: 605-642-6031. E-mail: [email protected]


AA General Studies; General Studies

Advanced Graduate Diploma Curriculum and Instruction


Undergraduate— accounting and computer science; American literature (United States and Canadian); biblical and other theological languages and literatures; business administration, management and operations; business/commerce; business, management, and marketing related; developmental and child psychology; economics; educational psychology; education related; English; English composition; finance and financial management services; fine and studio art; geography and cartography; human resources management; international business; library science related; marketing; mathematics; psychology; psychology related; social sciences; sociology; technical and business writing.

Graduate— developmental and child psychology; education; educational assessment, evaluation, and research; educational/instructional media design; education related; hospitality administration.

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