Admissions

Essential Studies

Only those Chadron State College Essential Studies Courses that have a direct equivalent at Northwest College are listed below. Check the current Chadron State catalog for other Essential Studies Requirements and options.

First Year Inquiry - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete at CSC.          

Writing- 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
ENG 135 Composition I 3 ENGL 1010 English I: Introduction to Composition 3 hrs.
ENG 136 Composition II 3 ENGL 1020 English II; Introduction to Literature 3 hrs.

Communications - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
C A 125 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 CO/M 1010 or 1040 Public Speaking or Introduction to Human Communication 3 hrs.
C A 130 Interpersonal Communication 3 CO/M 1030 Interpersoanl Communication 3 hrs.
C A 225 Communicating in Groups and Teams 3 CO/M 2120 Small Group Communication 3 hrs.

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

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
MATH 133 Introduction to Mathematics 3 MATH 1000 Problem Solving 3
MATH 134 Plane Trigonometry 3 MATH 1405 Pre-Calculus Trigonometry 3
MATH 135 Pre-Caculus Mathematics 3 MATH 1450 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry 5
MATH 142 College Algebra 4 MATH 1400 College Algebra 4

Creative Art Forms - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
MUS 102 Wind Symphony 1 MUSC  1378 College Band 1
MUS 103 Concert Choir 1 MUSC 1400 Collegiate Chorale 1
MUS 104 Vocal Jazz Ensemble 1 MUSC 1403 or 1404 or 1410 Vocal Jazz or Master Chorale or Vocal Ensemble 1 or 1 or 1
MUS 105 Jazz Ensemble 1 MUSC 1390 Jazz Ensemble I 1
MUS 108 Brass Ensemble 1 MUSC 1460 Brass Ensemble 1
MUS 116 Class Piano Foundations I 1 MUSC 1290 Class Piano I 1
MUS 117 Class Piano Foundations II 1 MUSC 1295 Class Piano II 1
TH   134 Principles of Acting 3 THEA 1100 Beginning Acting 3

Scientific Methodology - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
BIOL 121 and 121L Human Biology and Lab (Not for Biology or Health Science majors) 2 hrs and 1 hr lab ZOO 2010 and 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 hrs & 4 hrs
BIOL 136 and 136L Biological Science and Lab 2 hrs and 1 hr lab BIOL 1010 Genreal Biology I 4 hrs
BIOL 225 and 138 and 138L and 139 and 139L Cellular Biology and General Botany and Lab and General Zoology and Lab 3 hrs and 3 hrs and 3 hrs BIOL 1010 and 1020 General Biology I and General Biology II 4 hrs. & 4 hrs
CHEM 131 and 131L College Chemistry I and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab CHEM 1020 General Chemistry I 5 hrs
CHEM 140 and 140L Survey of Chemistry and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab CHEM 1000 Introduction to Chemistry 5 hrs
GEOS 231 and 231L Physical Geology and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr lab GEOL 1100 Physical Geology 4 hrs
GEOS 234 and 234L Earth System History and Lab 3 hrs and 1 hr Lab GEOL 1200 Historical Geology 4 hrs
PHYS 151 and 151L College Physics I and Lab 4 hrs and 1 hr lab PHYS 1110 General Physics I 4 hrs
PHYS 241 and 241L University Physics I and Lab 4 hrs and 1 hr lab PHYS 1310 College Physics I 4 hrs

The Human Condition - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 233 Western Civilization I 3 HIST 1110 Western Civilizaztion I 3 hrs.
MUS 235 Elements of Music 3 MUSC 1000 Introduction to Music 3 hrs
PHIL 231 Introduction to Philosophy 3 PHIL 1000 Introduction to Philosophy 3 hrs

Social Sciences - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
HIST 151 U.S. History to 1877 3 HIST 1210 United States History I 3 hrs
HIST 152 U.S. History Since 1877 3 HIST 1221 The United States from 1865 3 hrs
HIST 234 Western Civilization II 3 HIST 1120 Western Civilization II 3 hrs
P S 101 Introduction to Political Science 3 POLS 1000 American & Wyoming Government 3 hrs

Civic Involvement - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete at CSC          

Human Diversity - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
ANT 231 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3 ANTH 1200 Intro to Cultural Anthropology 3
WLAN 100 Conversational Spanish 3 SPAN 1010, 1020, 2030 or 2041 First Year Spanish I or First Year Spanish II or Second Year Spanish I or Second Year Spanish II 4

Health and Wellness - 3 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
HPER 103 Golf 1 PEAC 1255 Beginning Golf .5
HPER 233 Personal Health and Wellness 3 HLED 1006 Personal Health 3 hrs

Capstone Integration - 6 Hours Required

CSC Course # CSC Course Title Credit Hours Northwest College Course # Northwest College Course Title Credit Hours
No course equivalencies currently exist. Complete at CSC
Reviewed March 2013