The certificate consists of four required courses. Students who have not yet achieved a bachelor’s degree will take the undergraduate (400 level) courses; students holding a bachelor’s degree may enroll in the graduate (500 level) courses. The two levels are offered simultaneously in the same classroom, but additional requirements and expectations pertain to students enrolled at the graduate level.
At least 9 credits of the certificate must be taken from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. A grade of “C” or better must be earned in every course, in order to recieve the certificate.