NCU Catalog - April 2018 
    
    Apr 14, 2021  
NCU Catalog - April 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Programs and Certificates


Admission to a Bachelor’s degree program requires a conferred Associate’s degree and/or a conferred Bachelor’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution with a cumulative 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

– OR –

  • An official high school transcript, or the equivalent of a high school diploma*

Note: Acceptable equivalents of a high school diploma include a) official proof of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) or b) an official State certificate received by a student after the student has passed a State-authorized examination that the State recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma. Homeschooled students must abide by the state statutes or regulations governing homeschools and, if applicable, must provide documentation of the applicant’s participation in the homeschooling process.

– AND –

  • An official academic transcript from a regionally or nationally-accredited institution, which indicates the applicant has successfully completed at least 60 semester transfer credits as defined in the University’s Transfer of Credit policy, with a cumulative 2.0 grade point average on a 4.0 scale, and has met all general education requirements needed for a NCU bachelor’s degree before entering NCU

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General Education

As of June 22, 2012, NCU requires applicants to its Bachelor degree programs to have completed all General Education requirements prior to enrolling in the University. See Basis of Admissions  for further details. Effective February 10, 2014, NCU no longer offers general education courses as a means of teach-out for non-degree studies or for general education fulfillment.

General Education Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

NCU requires that students satisfactorily complete a minimum of 36 semester credit hours in general education for the bachelor’s degree program. This requirement may be satisfied by the transfer of general education courses completed at the associate and bachelor’s degree levels at approved postsecondary colleges and schools.

Required General Education credits: 36
English Composition 6
College-level Mathematics 3
Humanities 6
Natural Sciences 6
Social/Political Sciences 6
General Education Electives (can fit any of the above categories) 9

Post-Baccalaureate Certificates

Admission to a Post-Bachelor’s Certificate program requires a conferred bachelor’s level or higher degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution.

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