Dakota State University students walking around campus

Preparation + opportunity = success

That's the DSU equation. We're a four-year university with nationally recognized programs, cutting-edge facilities, and the brightest thinkers. But we're also a tight-knit, inclusive community. Small class sizes mean hands-on training and individualized attention. All this with an affordable, public school price that's among the best values in the region.

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Reading (PK-12) Minor

Reading at every level

Share your love of reading with future students by earning a reading minor (PreK-12). This minor will prepare you to teach children’s literature by teaching you about selection and evaluation of books according to reading levels, interests, special needs, and educational objectives. You’ll also be prepared to teach language arts, which integrates reading, writing, speaking and listening into coursework. By the time you finish this minor you will be qualified to teach reading at any grade level.