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SDSU adding American Indian studies major

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The state Board of Regents says South Dakota State University will begin offering an undergraduate degree in American Indian studies starting this fall.

The school in Brookings has offered a minor in American Indian studies since 1994.

The regents say the bachelor of arts degree will equip graduates to work with tribal governments and in other public-sector careers, including a wide range of jobs that involve research, communications and analytical skills.

SDSU is also adding an online-only option to its master's degree in journalism geared to professionals already working in news and media.

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