Apr 14, 2024  
2015-16 NSU Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-16 NSU Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

General Education Requirements

Effective Fall 2010, Northeastern State University implemented the following general education curriculum. 

Global Perspectives (6 hours)

Select ONE course each from TWO of the five categories for a total of 6 credit hours, OR take two consecutive courses in a language other than English.

Life Skills (6 hours)

Humanities (6 hours)

2. Fine Arts Appreciation

Choose ONE course from the following:

Natural Sciences (7-9 hours)

At least one course from the biological or physical sciences must include a lab.

1. Biological Sciences (3-4 hours)

2. Physical Sciences (3-5 hours)

Quantitative Analysis (3 hours)

Total Hours = 49-51

Computer Proficiency

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency, which includes the competent use of a variety of software and networking applications.  Students may complete the requirement through one of three options:

  1. Successfully completing a high school computer science course that meets the State Regents’ high school curricular requirements; OR
  2. Satisfying NSU’s computer proficiency assessment; OR
  3. Successfully completing CS/IS 1003 Computers in Modern Society or EDUC 4823 Emerging Technologies

Students should complete this requirement in their first 30 hours of course work.