Admissions

Essential Studies

Only those Chadron State College Essential Studies courses that have a direct equivalent at Northwest Technical Community College are listed below. Check the current Chadron State catalog for other Essential Studies Requirements and options.

A student who has completed an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited institution  will have met all Essential Studies requirements except three (3) hours of upper division electives in Essential Studies. Completion of specific lower level courses may also be required in individual degree programs.  

First Year Inquiry - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
 No course equivalencies currently exist. Complet six hours at CSC.          

     

Skills - Writing - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
 ENG 135  Composition I  3  ENGL 110 Composition I  3
 ENG 136  Composition II  3  ENGL 115 Composition II  3

Skills - Communication - 3 hours required (Business majors must complete BA 331 or the equivalent)

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
C A 125 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 ENGL 120 Public Speaking 3

Modes of Inquiry - Human Condition - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
MUS 235 Elements of Music 3 HUM 115 Music Appreciation 3

Skills - Creative/Design Art- 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist. Complete three hours at CSC.          

Civic Involvement - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist. Complete at CSC          

Modes of Inquiry - Social Science - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 151 U.S. History to 1877 3 HIST 107 U.S. History to 1877 3
HIST 152 U.S. History Since 1877 3 HIST 110 U. S. History Since 1877 3
SOC 231 Introduction to Sociology 3 SOC 105 Sociology 3

 

Personal & Social Responsibility - Wellness - 3 hours required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete three hours at CSC.      

 

 Modes of Inquiry - Science - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 136 and BIOL 136L Biological Science and Lab 2 & 1 BIO 155 General Biology

5

 

CHEM 140 and CHEM 140L Survey of Chemistry  and Lab 3 & 1 SCI 176 Fundamentals of Chemistry 5
GEOS 130 Earth Science 3 SCI 150 Earth Science 5
PHYS 151 and PHYS 151L College Physics I and Lab 4 & 1 PH  143 General Physics 5

Skills - Mathematics - 3 Hours Required (Business majors at CSC must complete MATH 138, 142 or 151 or their equivalent)

 

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 134 Plane Trigonometry 3 MATH 140 Trigonometry 3
MATH 142 College Algebra 4 MATH 115 College Algebra 4
MATH 232 Applied Statistics 3 MATH 180 Statistics 3

 Personal & Social Responsibility - Human Diversity - 3 hours required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist.  Complete three hours at CSC.          

Capstone - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWT Course # NWT Course Title Credit Hours

No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete all 6 hours at CSC

Reviewed March 2013