North Arkansas College provides for the establishment of a minimum core of courses which will apply toward the general education core requirements for transfer to baccalaureate degrees at state-supported institutions of higher education. North Arkansas College follows the State Minimum Core as described in ADHE Policies in Section 3.
Before transferring to any institution, a student should check with the transfer counselor at that institution to verify courses required by particular majors. Courses included in the college’s core curriculum are described in the Higher Education Policies Section 3.6.
According to the State Minimum Core, North Arkansas College will satisfy the requirements below with courses listed in the College Catalog.
English Composition 6
Speech Communication 0-3
3*College algebra or course as sophisticated as college algebra
*Institutions may require students majoring in math, engineering, science, and business to take higher math as part of the state minimum core.
8** Science courses must include laboratories.
**Institutions may require students majoring in math, engineering, science, education, and health related professions to take higher or specific science courses as part of the state minimum core.
Fine Arts/Humanities 6-9*** Must be broad survey courses(s).
US History or ***Institutions may require students Government 3 majoring in engineering to take either
Other Social Science 6-9*** six hours of humanities and social sciences at the junior/senior level or substitute an 136 additional six hours of higher math and/or additional science as part of the state minimum core.