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Essential Studies

Only those Chadron State College Essential Studies courses that have a direct equivalent within the Colorado Community College System are listed below. Please refer to the current Chadron State catalog for other Essential Studies Requirements and options.

Please note that only courses with a grade of “C” or above will be accepted as transfer credit.
Grades of "C-" or below are not transferrable
 

A student who has completed an Associate of Arts degree from the Colorado Community College system will have met all Essential Studies requirements except  three (3) hours of upper division Essential Studies elecitves.  Completion of specific lower level courses may also be required in individual degree programs.  A student with an Associate of Science or an Associate of Occupational Studies should check with the CSC Registrar's office for specific details regarding additional Esential Studies credits that may be required for graduation.

First Year Inquiry - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
No equivalencies currently exist. Complete six hours at CSC.          

Writing - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
ENG 135 Composition I 3 ENG 121 English Composition I 3
ENG  136 Composition II 3 ENG 122 English Composition II 3

Communications - 3 Hours Required (CSC Business majors must compete BA 331 or equivalent)

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
B A 331 Business Communications 3 BUS 217 Business Communication and Report Writing 3
C A 125 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 COM 115 Public Speaking 3

Mathematics- 3 Hours Required (CSC Business majors must complete MATH 138, 142 or 151)

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 133 Introduction to Mathematics 3 MAT  120 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts 4
MATH 134 Plane Trigonometry 3 MAT 122 College Trigonometry 3
MATH 135 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 3 MAT 166 Pre-Calculus 5
MATH 138 Applied Calculus 3 MAT 125 Survey of Calculus 4
MATH 142 College Algebra 4 MAT 121 College Algebra 4
MATH 232 Applied Statistics 3 MAT 135 Introduction to Statistics 3

Creative Art Forms - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
TH  134 Principles of Acting 3 THE 111 Acting I 3

Social Sciences- 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 151 U.S. History to 1877 3 HIS 201 United States History I 3
HIST 152 U.S. History since 1877 3 HIS 202 United States History II 3
HIST 234 Western Civilization II 3 HIS 102 History of Western Civilization II 3
P S 101 American National Government 3 POS 111 American Government 3

Health and Wellness - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies at this time. Complete three hours at CSC      

The Human Condition - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
ART 239 Elements of Art 3 ART 110 Art Appreciation 3
ENG 233 Elements of Literature 3 LIT 115 Introduction to Literature I 3
HIST 233 Western Civilization I 3 HIS 101 History of Western Civilization I 3
HUM 231 Humanistic Perspectives 3 HUM 121, 122 or 123 Humanities: Early Civilization,  Humanities: Medieval-Mod or Humanities: Modern World 3 or 3 or 3
PHIL 231 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHI 111 Introduction to Philosophy 3
TH  235 Elements of Theatre 3 THE 105 Introduction to Theatre Arts 3

Scientific Methodology - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121 and BIOL 121L Human Biology and Lab. (Not for Biology or Health Science majors or minors.) 2 & 1 BIO 106 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 4
BIOL 136 and BIOL 136L Biological Science and Lab 2 & 1 BIO 105 or BIO 111 or BIO 112 Science or Biology or
General College Biology I w/Lab or
General College Biology w/Lab II
4
5
5
BIOL 138 and BIOL 138L General Botany and Lab 2 & 1 BIO 221 Botany 5
BIOL 139 and BIOL 139L General Zoology and Lab 2 & 1 BIO 220 General Zoology 5
BIOL 225 Fundamentals of Cellular Biology 3 BIO 211 Cell Biology 4
CHEM 131 and CHEM 131L College Chemistry I and Lab 3 & 1 CHE 111 General College Chemistry I w/lab 5
CHEM 140 and CHEM 140L General Chemistry and Lab 3 & 1 CHE 107 Fundamentals of General Chemistry 5
GEOS 231 and Geos 231L Physical Geology and Lab 3 & 1 GEY 111 Physical Geology 4
GEOS 234 and GEOS 234L Earth System History and Lab 3 & 1 GEY 121 Historical Geology 4
PHYS 151 and PHYS 151L College Physics I and Lab 4 & 1 PHY 111 Physics: Algebra-Based with Lab I 5

Civic Involvement - 3 Hours Required 

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete three hours at CSC          

Human Diversity - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
ANTH 231 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3 ANT 101 Cultural Anthropology 3
WLAN 100  Conversational Spanish  3 SPA 111 or 112 Spanish Language I or Spanish Language II  5

Capstone Integration - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours CCCS Course # CCCS Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete six hours at CSC          

Reviewed February 2013