Educated Citizen Courses
Minimum requirements for the Core Curriculum are broken up into four categories: communications, humanities, social sciences and natural & applied sciences. Below is a list of all of the courses NMC offers to fulfill these requirements. Each program has specific requirements within these categories. Consult the program courses tab for more specific information.
A baccalaureate degree requires 45 credit hours and an associate degree requires 21 credit hours to complete the Educated Citizen Core Curriculum.
|Baccalaureate Degree (45 credit hours)||Associate Degree (21 credit hours)|
|Communications (9 credit hours)||Communications (6 credit hours)|
|COM 101 English Composition||COM 101 English Composition|
|COM 245 OR COM 230 Language & Culture in Healthcare||COM 245 OR COM 230 Language & Culture in Healthcare|
|COM 320 Healthcare Collaboration & Leadership||COM 290 Portfolio Synthesis|
|Humanities (15 credit hours)||Humanities (6 credit hours)|
|HUM 150 The World of Ideas: Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric||HUM 150 The World of Ideas: Critical Reasoning & Rhetoric|
|HUM 210 Introduction to Ethics||HUM 2-- The World of Ideas: Elective|
|HUM 255 The World of Ideas: Historical Perspectives||Natural & Applied Sciences
(3 credit hours)
|**HUM 220/255/277 The World of Ideas: Electives||3 credits determined by program|
|Natural & Applied Sciences
(9 credit hours)
|Social Sciences (6 credit hours)|
|9 credits determined by program||SSC --- Psychology Elective|
|Social Sciences (12 credit hours)||SSC 235 The Sociology of Culture|
|SSC --- Psychology Elective||.
|SSC 235 The Sociology of Culture|
|SSC 465 Capstone: The Educated Citizen|
|Statistics or Research or combined Statistics/Research Course|
|**Six credits of Humanities: At least of one of the two humanities elective courses must be in the Arts or Human Connection distribution area.|