Mar 31, 2023  
NCU Catalog - July 2021 (Amended) 
NCU Catalog - July 2021 (Amended) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Education Requirements and Courses

General Education Requirements

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 (2000-level) or foundation courses based on program requirements. Click here to review program-specific admissions requirements by program.

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

General Education Courses

Communications ( 3 credit hours required)

Mathematics (6 credit hours required)

Science & Technology (3 credit hours required)

Natural Science (3 credit hours required)

Arts & Humanities ( 9 credit hours required)

Social Sciences (6 credit hours required)

English & Language Arts (6 credit hours required)

Interdisciplinary Studies (12 credit hours required)

  • Additional courses from the above categories

Total Required General Education: 48 Credit Hours