Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD

Northern State says, "Completion of a baccalaureate program at Northern State University consists of courses that meet requirements in several categories: system general education, institutional graduation, degree, and major." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.northern.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:3,001
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:23%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,887 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$10,469 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the requirement only applies to select degree programs.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because the requirement only applies to select degree programs and may be fulfilled with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Behavioral/Social Science" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Behavioral/Social Science" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES
  • General Education Assessment

    Northern State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 04/14/2016

C

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