NCU Catalog - October 2020 
    
    Jun 20, 2021  
NCU Catalog - October 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Programs and Certificates


Undergraduate Legal Programs and Certificate Requirements

Applicants must have 36 semester units of college transferable credit which include at least 18 semester units of general-education in three categories. At least 6 units of freshman English or college composition must be completed with a C or better prior to admission.

To be considered, applicants must submit an application, forward official transcripts from all colleges and universities they attended, and complete the specific writing sample as outlined in the admission packet for the program.

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Undergraduate Business and Psychology Degree Programs

Does student have an Associate’s Degree or 60 Transferable Credits?
If Yes,  If No, 

Official transcript from a conferred Associate’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 transcript with a minimum of 60 transferable credit hours from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution with a cumulative 2.0 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale.

Official  transcript(s), with a minimum of 24 transferable semester credit hours completed at a regionally, or nationally, accredited academic institution or ACE-approved course credit equivalencies.

And one of the following:
A copy of a high school diploma
A copy of a final, official high school transcript that shows the date when the diploma was awarded
A copy of a General Education Development (GED) certificate or GED transcript that indicates the student passed the exam
Certification of a passing score on a test that the student’s state authorizes and recognizes as the equivalent of a high school diploma
A copy of the “secondary school leaving certificate” or similar document from the proper government for students who complete secondary school in a foreign country
A copy of a secondary school completion credential for homeschool if state law requires homeschooled students to obtain that credential
A transcript or the equivalent, signed by a parent or guardian of the homeschooled student, that lists the secondary school courses the student completed and documents the successful completion of a secondary school education in a homeschool setting

Note: All undergraduate degree-seeking students must meet the General Education Requirements of 48 semester credits listed below.

Note: To be considered for transfer credit, the courses must be completed at the associate and bachelor degree levels; remedial and developmental courses cannot be accepted as transfer credit. Courses must also be completed at a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution. For more information on transfer credit, please visit the 

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General Education

As of July 6, 2020, NCU requires students enrolled in its Bachelor degree programs to complete  48 semester credit hours of General Education Courses plus an additional 12 semester credit hours of either General Education Elective courses or Foundation Courses based on program requirements. Students must complete the 60 semester credits prior to beginning their studies in the program Core curriculum. 

The table below outlines the required credits by subject:

Communication Arts 3
Mathematics 6
Science and Technology 3
Natural Science 3
Arts & Humanities 9
Social Sciences 6
English & Language Arts 6
Interdisciplinary Studies  12
General Education Electives/ Foundation Courses 12
Total General Education and Foundation Credits 60

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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