Northwest Gen Ed AA

Northwest College -- Associate of Arts Degree General Education Course Requirements

Aligning General Education Requirements: A significant part of any degree program is the institution’s General Education requirements. These courses are meant to serve as the educational foundation of your studies, while providing a broad academic background. The Associate of Arts degree at Northwest College requires 39 to 42 general education hours for graduation, and BHSU requires 41 hours. Many general education courses offered by Northwest College will be accepted by BHSU, but to ensure maximum transferability, the list below contains Northwest College general education courses that will fulfill BHSU general education requirements. (Many other courses will also transfer. Please check with a BHSU Admissions Counselor.)



 Northwest College’s requirements
 Courses that will transfer to BHSU as Gen. Education
 Credits
American and Wyoming Government POLS 1000, HIST 1221, 1210 3-6
English ENGL 1010, 1020, 2017, 2030 6
Mathematics
MATH 1000, 1050, 1400, 1405, 1450, 2200,
2205, 2210, 2345, 2350 STAT 2010, 2050,
2070
3
Lab Science ASTR 1005, 1050; BIOL 1000, 1002, 1010,
2023; CHEM 1000, 1020, 1030, 1090; GEOL
1100, 1200; PHYS 1110, 1120, 1310, 1320
4
Humanities

CO/M 1010, 1040, 2090, 2150; ENGL 2210,
2220, 2310, 2320; FREN 1010, 1020;
GERM 1010, 1020; HEB 1010, 1020;
HIST 1110, 1120; JAPN 1010, 1020;
JOUR 1000; PHIL 1000, 2311, 2420;
SPAN 1010, 1020, 2030, 2040

9
Visual and Performing Arts ART 1010, 1050, 1110, 2010, 2020;
MUSC 1000, 2025; THEA 1100
9
Social Science ANTH 1200; ECON 1010, 1020; GEOG 1000;
HIST 1210, 1221, 2290; POLS 1000, 2010,
2310; PSYC 1000; SOC 1000, 1100
6
Comparative Cultural Awareness ANTH 1200; ART 1010, 2010, 2020;
ENGL 2210; FREN 1010, 1020; GEOG 1000;
GER 1010, 1020; HEB 1010, 1020; HIST 1110,
1120, 2290; JAPN 1010, 1020; MUSC 1000,
2025; PHIL 2311; POLS 2010, 2310;
SPAN 1010, 1020, 2030, 2040
6
 Health & Wellness  HLED 1270; Some PEAC courses will transfer
as part of BHSU’s Gen Ed Wellness
requirement
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The chart below shows BHSU General Education Requirements, and NWCCD general education courses that can fulfill the requirements, 41 required credits.

 BHSU Requirements  Applicable NWCCD courses  Credits
English
     Composition I ENGL 1010 3
     Composition II ENGL 1020, 2017, 2030 3
Speech CO/M 1010, 2090,2150 3
Mathematics MATH 1000, 1050, 1400, 1405, 1450, 2200, 2205,
2210, 2345, 2350; STAT 2010, 2050, 2070
3
Natural Science & Lab
(Two courses)
ASTR 1005, 1050; BIOL 1000, 1002, 1010, 2023;
CHEM 1000, 1020, 1030, 1090; GEOL 1100, 1200;
PHYS 1110, 1120, 1310, 1320
6-10
Wellness & Lab HLED 1270 and some PEAC courses
2
Social Science
(Three courses)
ANTH 1200; ECON 1010, 1020; GEOG 1000;
HIST 1210, 1221, 2290; POLS 1000, 2010, 2310;
PSYC 1000; SOC 1000, 1100
9
Arts & Humanities
(Four courses)
ART 1010, 1050, 1110, 2010, 2020; CO/M 1000,
1040; ENGL 2210, 2220, 2310, 2320; FREN 1010,
1020; GERM 1010, 1020; HEB 1010, 1020;
HIST 1110, 1120; MUSC 1000, 2025; PHIL 1000,
2311, 2420; THEA 1100
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For More Information or To Apply: Please call a BHSU admissions councilor at 605-642-6343. Or visit BHSU's WEB PAGE.