Bachelor of Science in Computer Education

Computer Education Survival Tip #1032:
When the history teacher breaks down for the third time this week and weeps openly in the lounge, that's not the best time to talk about how students actually sprint to your classroom to be first to lay claim to one of the quad-core machines you just installed.

Computer Education Survival Tip #511:
When you are teaching fellow teachers how to use the latest technology, and that stunning new French teacher is amazed at your skill and asks if you will "come fix my home computer," even though it may seem wrong, the word is pronounced "wee" despite its being spelled "oui". Got it? Wee.

Possible Job Titles:

  • Computer Teacher
  • Technology Education Instructor
  • Technology Resource Teacher
  • Industrial Technology Teacher

Job Outlook:

Very Good

Benefits of a DSU Degree?

  • Class Size/personal attention:
    • 24:1
  • Cool facts:
    • Students are able to teacher K-12 computers giving students opportunities to teach in the elementary, middle or high school grades. Students also have the expertise to work as technical coordinators for a school district.
  • Faculty's unique experiences or certifications in this major:
    • Many faculty teaching in this major have had previous experience teaching in school districts, worked in business, and are currently working with school districts on state projects.
  • Integrated Technology:
    • Students have the benefit of using one-to-one wireless mobile computers on campus giving them the experience needed to teach in South Dakota schools that are moving to one-to-one classrooms.
  • What type of special opportunities can students take part in?
    • There are various organizations that students can obtain membership in such as Phi Beta Lambda, Computer Club, Gaming Club, Student Senate, Students in Free Enterprise, and Kappa Sigma Iota. Scholarships and grants are also available by applying to the DSU Enrollment Services Office.

Read more about the course requirements for Computer Education, B.S.E. at DSU.

Last Updated: 9/19/12