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Essential Studies

Only those Chadron State College Essential Studies Courses that have a direct equivalent at Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) are listed below. Check the current Chadron State catalog for other Essential Studies Requirements and options.

Students who are graduating with Associate degrees from WNCC should see the Transfer of Associate Degrees page to learn about how their AA and AS degrees from WNCC satisfy the majority of the CSC Essential Studies Requirements.

First Year Inquiry - 6 hours required
CSC Course #
No course equivalencies.  Must complete this 6 hour requirement at Chadron State College chosen from courses FYI 169A -Z
Writing - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
ENG 135 Composition I        3 ENGL 1010 English Composition 1        3
ENG 136 Composition II        3 ENGL 1550 English Composition 2        3
Communication - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
CA 125 Fundamentals of Oral Communication    3 SPCH 1200 or SPCH 1390 Human Communication or Public Speaking 3 hrs or 3 hrs
Mathematics - 3 hours required - All Business majors must complete CSC's MATH 138, 142 or 151 (or equivalent)
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 133 Introduction to Mathematics    3 MATH 1170 Math Applications    3
MATH 134 Plane Trigonometry    3 MATH 1210 Trigonometry    3
MATH 142 College Algebra    4 MATH 1150 College Algebra    4
MATH 232 Applied Statistics    3 STAT 1100 Applied Statistics    3
Creative Arts - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
ART 223 Intro to Photography    3 PHOT 1900 & 1920 B & W Photography 1 & 2 3 + 3
ART 229 Intro to Graphic Design    3 ARTS 1740 Graphic Design I    3
MUS 102 Wind Symphony    1 MUSC 1160 Band    1
MUS 103 Concert Choir    1 MUSC 1200 Collegiate Choral    1
MUS 104 Vocal Jazz Ensemble    1 MUSC 1240 Varsity Vocalise    1
MUS 105 Jazz Ensemble    1 MUSC 1260 WNCC Studio Band    1
TH   134 Principles of Acting    3 THEA 2660 Acting 1    3
Science - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121 & 121L Human Biology & Lab 2 and 1 BIOS 1160 & 1160L Human Anatomy & Physiology and Lab    4
BIOL 136 & 136L Biological Science & Lab 2 and 1 BIOS 1010 & 1010L General Biology and Lab    4
BIOL 138 & 138L General Botany & Lab 2 and 1 BIOS 1300 & 1300L General Botany and Lab    4
BIOL 139 & 139L General Zoology & Lab 2 and 1 BIOS 1380 & 1380L General Zoology and Lab    4
CHEM 131 & 131L College Chemistry I & Lab 3 and 1 CHEM 1600 & 1600L General Chemistry I and Lab    4
CHEM 140 & 140L General Chemistry & Lab 3 and 1 CHEM 1500 & 1500L Introductory Chemistry and Lab    4
GEOS 130 Earth Science    3 PHYS 1200 & 1200L Earth and Space Science and Lab    4
GEOS 231 & 231L Physical Geology and Lab 3 and 1 GEOL 1010 & 1010L Physical Geology and Lab    4
PHYS 135 Physical Science    3 PHYS 1110 & 1110L Physical Science I  and Lab    4
PHYS 151 & 151L College Physics I & Lab 4 and 1 PHYS 1300 & 1300L Physics I and Lab    5
PHYS 241 & 241L University Physics I & Lab 4 and 1 PHYS 2400 & 2400L Physics I w/Calculus and Lab    5
Human Condition - 3 hours required 
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
ART 239 Elements of Art    3 ARTS 1710 Art Appreciation: Western
 
   3
HIST 233 Westerm Civilization I    3 HIST 2100 World Civilization (4000 BC -1500 AD)    3
HUM 231 Humanistic Perspectives     3 HUMS 1100 Introduction to the Humanities    3
MUS 235 Elements of Music    3 MUSC 1400 Music Appreciation    3
PHIL 231 Introduction to Philosophy    3 PHIL 1010 Introduction to Philosophy    3
TH    235 Elements of Theatre    3 THEA 1790 Introduction to Theatre    3
Social Science - 3 hours required 
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 151 US History to 1877    3 HIST 2010 American History I    3
HIST 152 US History since 1877    3 HIST 2020 American History II    3
HIST 234 Western Civilization II    3 HIST 2110 World Civilization (1500 AD - Present)    3
PS    101 Introduction to Political Science    3 POLS 2350 American Government & Politics    3
Personal & Social Responsibility /Civic Involvement - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete 3 hours at CSC          
Personal & Social Responsibility/Human Diversity - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
ANTH 231  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology    3  ANTH 2100  Introduction to Cultural Anthropology    3
ECON 130 Survey of Economics    3 ECON 1230 General Economics    3
FCS 335 Families in Society    3 SOCI 2150 Living in a Diverse Society    3
PS    332 International Politics    3 POLS 2390 International Relations    3
WLAN 100 Conversational Foreign Language    3 SPAN 1300, 1350, 2300 or 2350 Elementary Spanish 1, 2 or Intermediate Spanish 1, 2    3
Wellness - 3 hours required
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
HPER 100 Individualized Fitness    1 PHED 1330 Wellness 2    1
HPER 103 Golf    1 PHED 1210 Golf   .5
HPER 233 Personal Health & Wellness    3 ATHC 1790 Personal Health    3
Capstone - 6 Hours Required.
CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours WNCC Course # WNCC Course Title Credit Hours
Complete 6 hours at CSC chosen from courses numbered 469A-Z
Updated May 2014, August 2014