Admissions

Essential Studies

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

First Year Inquiry - 6 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist.  Complete 6 hours at CSC.        6      
Writing - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCDCourse # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
ENG 135 Composition I       3 ENGL 1010 English Composition I       3
ENG 136 Composition II       3 ENGL 1020 English Composition II       3
Communication - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
C A 125 Fundamentals of Oral Communication     3 CO/M 1010 or CO/M 1040 Intro to Public Speaking or Intro to Human Communication     3
C A 130 Interpersonal Communication     3 CO/M 1030 Interpersonal Communication     3
C A 225 Communicating in Groups & Teams 3 CO/M 2120 Small Group Communication 3
Mathematics - 3 Hours Required (All Business majors must complete MATH 138 Applied Calculus, 142 College Algebra or 151 Calculus I)
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 133 Introduction to Mathematics     3 MATH 1000 Problem Solving     3
MATH 134 Plane Trigonometry     3 MATH 1405 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry     3
MATH 135 Pre-Calculus Mathematics     3 MATH 1450 Pre-Calculus Algebra & Trigonometry     6 
MATH 142 College Algebra     4 MATH 1400 Pre-Calculus Algebra     3
Creative Art Forms - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
ART 228 Ceramics I      3 ART 2410 Ceramics I      3
MUS 103 Concert Choir      1 MUSC 1400 Collegiate Chorale      1
MUS 105 Jazz Ensemble      1 MUSC 1390 Jazz Ensemble I      1
MUS 117 Piano Class I      1 MUSC 1300 Class Piano I      1
MUS 118 Piano Class II      1 MUSC 1301 Class Piano II      1
TH   134 Principles of Acting      3 THEA 1100 Beginning Acting      3
Sciences - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121 and 121L Human Biology and Lab 2 and 1 hr lab ZOO 2010 and ZOO 2012 Human Anatomy & Human Physiology & Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr
BIOL 136 and 136L Biological Science and Lab 2 hrs and 1 hr lab BIOL 1010 General Biology I     4
BIOL 138 and 138L, BIOL 139 and 139L, BIOL 225 General Botany and Lab, General Zoology and Lab, Fundamentals of Cellular Biology 3 hrs and 3 hrs and 3 hrs BIOL 1010 and BIOL 1020 General Biology I and General Biology II 4 hrs and 4 hrs
CHEM 131 and 131L College Chemistry I and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab CHEM 1025 and CHEM 1028 Chemistry I and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr    
CHEM 140 and 140L Survey of Chemistry and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab CHEM 1000 Introduction to Chemistry     5    
GEOS 231 AND 231L Physical Geology and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab GEOL 1100 Physical Geology     4    
PHYS 151 and 151L College Physics I and Lab 4 hrs and 1 hr lab PHYS 1110 General Physics I     4    
If a student has taken SC BIOL 1010 & 1020, credit for BIOL 138/L,  139/L and 225 can be given.
Health and Wellness - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD  Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
HPER 103 Golf     1 PEAC 1055 Golf     1
HPER 233 Personal Health and Wellness     3  HLED 1006 Personal & Community Health     3
The Human Condition  - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
ART 239 Elements of Art     3 ART 1010 Intro to Art: History & Criticism     3
HIST 233 Western Civilization I     3 HIST 1110 Western Civilization I     3
MUS 235 Elements of Music     3 MUSC 1000 Introduction to Music     3
PHIL 231 Introduction to Philosophy     3 PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy     3
TH    235 Elements of Theatre 3 THEA 1000 Introduction to Theatre     3
Social Science  - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 151 U.S. History to 1877      3 HIST 1210
 
U.S. History I     3
HIST 152 U.S. History Since 1877     3 HIST 1220 U.S. History II     3
HIST 234 Western Civilization II     3 HIST 1120 Western Civilization II     3
P S   231 American National Government     3 POLS 1000 American & Wyoming Government     3
Civic Involvement - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist. Complete 3 hours at CSC.       3      
Human Diversity - 3 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
WLAN 100 Conversational Spanish    3 SPAN 1010 or SPAN 1020 or SPAN 2030 or SPAN 2040 First Year Spanish I or First Year Spanish II or Second Year Spanish I or Second Year Spanish II    4
 
Capstone - 6 Hours Required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours NWCCD Course # NWCCD Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist. Complete at CSC
Updated January 2013, June 2014