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Sitting Bull College (SBC) offers academic and career and technical education training. The College has implemented a standard core curriculum incorporating the essential basics for each specified degree offering. The core curriculum is found in the general education requirements. These requirements are directly linked to the four student outcomes identified as the central goals for student achievement by the institution and directly correlate to the mission of the college.

MASTER OF SCIENCE
The Master of Science (MS) degree is granted to the student, who wishes to complete a program of study
which leads to employment in a specific career. The MS degree program requires a minimum of thirty-eight
(38) credit hours of course work. For admissions into a Master’s program a student must have successfully
completed a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, and meet the necessary requirements for admission
into the program.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Master of Science degree:
Environmental Science

MASTER OF EDUCATION
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree is granted to the student, who wishes to complete a program of
study in curriculum and instruction. The M.Ed. degree program requires a minimum of thirty-six (36) credit
hours of course work. For admissions into a Master’s program a student must have successfully completed
a Bachelor’s degree, in a related field is preferred but not required, and meet the necessary requirements
for admission into the program.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Master of Education degree:
Curriculum and Instruction

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree is granted to the student, who wishes to complete a
program of study which leads to employment in a specific career. The MS degree program requires a
minimum of thirty-eight (38) credit hours of course work. For admissions into a Master’s program a student
must have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, and meet the necessary
requirements for admission into the program.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Master of Science degree:
Master of Business Administration

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/BACHELOR OF ARTS/BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK
The Bachelor of Science/Arts/Social Work (BS/BA/BSW) degree is granted to the student who wishes to
complete a program of study which leads to employment in a specific career. Each BS/BA/BSW degree
program requires a minimum of one hundred and twenty-five (125) credit hours of course work. For
admissions into a Bachelor’s program a student must have successfully completed an Associate degree in
a related discipline.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Bachelor of Science/Arts degrees:
Business Administration
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Science Education
Environmental Science
General Studies
Native American Studies
Social Work

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS
The Associate of Arts (AA) degree is generally granted to the student who intends to transfer to a four-year
institution. Students must complete the SBC general education requirements and may also select an area
of emphasis in any of the instructional areas. Each AA degree program requires a minimum of sixty (60)
credit hours of course work.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Associate of Arts degrees:
Business Administration
General Studies
General Studies – Nursing Transfer
Native American Studies
Pre-Engineering

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE
The Associate of Science (AS) degree is designed to prepare students for a vocation by providing more
specialized training than the AA degree. It also provides enough general education course work for the
student who intends to transfer. Each AS degree program requires a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours of
course work.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Associate of Science degrees:
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Environmental Science
Human Services Technician
Information Technology
Lakhotiyapi/Dakhotiyapi
Practical Nursing
Teacher Education

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree is granted to the student who wishes to complete a
vocational program of study, which leads to employment in a specific career. It requires that nearly all the
course work be in a specific area, with only limited general education requirements. Each AAS degree
program requires a minimum of sixty (60) credit hours of course work.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Associate of Applied Science degrees:
Lay Advocate/Paralegal

CERTIFICATE
A certificate of completion is awarded for successful completion of a vocational training program. Certificate
programs provide vocational skills training and will require minimum academic course work.
Sitting Bull College offers the following Certificates of Completion:
Building Trades Commercial Driver’s License Electrical
Heavy Equipment Operations I Heavy Equipment Operations II Welding
Lakhotiyapi/Dakhotiyapi I Lakhotiyapi/Dakhotiyapi II