A student must complete at Chadron State College a minimum of 50 percent of the hours required for the program of study unless otherwise accepted by institutional agreement prior to enrollment. Completion of specific lower division courses may also be required in individual degree programs.
Courses taken toward completion of a program of study will be transferred to an equivalent program at Chadron State College. Courses that have been recorded as credit/no credit will not be used to meet subject major, comprehensive major, minor, or endorsement area requirements.
Chadron State College will accept from any regionally accredited community college a maximum total of 66 hours to be applied toward the baccalaureate degree. A maximum total of 70 hours from regionally-accredited community colleges will be accepted into the Bachelor of Applied Science degree. Transfer students will be required to meet competency requirements for juniors and to fulfill the upper-division general education requirements of Chadron State College.
Students who have completed an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will have met all Essential Studies requirements except three hours of upper-division electives in essential studies. Completion of specific lower level courses may also be required in individual degree programs.
Credits earned from a non-accredited institution may be accepted on a provisional basis — that is, to be accepted upon the satisfactory completion of 30 hours at Chadron State College. Courses that have been recorded as credit/no credit will not be used to meet major, comprehensive major, minor, or endorsement requirements for Education degrees. The College reserves the right not to transfer credit from non-accredited institutions.
Credits earned at a vocational technical college are transferable if substantially equivalent to Chadron State College courses. Equivalency of a course, including the number of semester hours to be awarded, is determined by the appropriate academic department at Chadron State College. The total accepted transfer hours will not exceed 66 semester credits.
Students who have completed an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution will have met all Essential Studies requirements except three hours of upper-division electives in essentiall studies. Completion of specific lower level courses may also be required in individual degree programs.
Agreements for transfer of Associate of Science degrees for several colleges have been developed. Please see the Transfer Guides page for more information.
The Bachelor of Applied Science degree is designed to provide a specialized program leading toward a baccalaureate degree for individuals in technical occupations. Admission to this degree is restricted to those individuals who transfer to Chadron State College with a completed Associate of Science, Associate of Applied Science, or Associate in Occupational Science degree from an accredited community college. Students are required to complete a designated program of study developed prior to admission into this degree program. The specialized essential studies requirements for this degree are listed with the degree program.
Students with AAS, AS, or AOS degrees may transfer up to 70 semester credit hours into CSC and then complete the remaining essential studies and upper division courses needed to finish their degree. For more information please contact Extended Campus Programs.