Oct 31, 2020  
NSU Catalog 2020-2021 
    
NSU Catalog 2020-2021

Government (BA)


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No grade below a "C" will be accepted in a course taken to fulfill the Government requirements.

Security Studies (3 credits)


  • POLS 207 - Introduction to Homeland Security 3 credits
  • POLS 403 - Counterterrorism and Cyber Security 3 credits
  • POLS 454 - International Law and Organization 3 credits
  • POLS 455 - International Human Rights 3 credits

International Relations/Comparative Politics (3 credits)


Political Science Electives (9 credits)


Total: 38 credits


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (2:7.6).

Goal #2: Oral Communcation (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 credits Associate)


Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy (AAC Guidelines 7.6).

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BA) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Arts and Humanities (6 credits)


Two additional courses from those listed in General Education Requirements Goal #4. The courses must be from different disciplines than those selected to satisfy General Education Requirements Goal #4.

A total of four courses are required for the BA degree:

  • At least one course must be in the fine arts (ART, ARTH, MUS, THEA).
  • At least one course must be in literature (ENGL).
  • At least one course must be in a foreign language.
  • At least one course must be in Western Civilization (HIST 121  or HIST 122 )

TOTAL DEGREE: 120 CREDITS


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