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Nicholls State University
Undergraduate and Graduate
Bulletin for 2006-2007


Nicholls State University is a Member of the University of Louisiana System

Thibodaux, Louisiana 70310
Toll Free - 1-877-642-4655
(985) 446-8111

www.nicholls.edu

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Provisions of this Bulletin are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between the university and any student.

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The online version of this Bulletin is the official university Bulletin.

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The university reserves the right to change the calendar, fees, and the rules regulating university admissions, registration, and graduation and to change any other regulations affecting the student body. Changes shall go into effect whenever the proper authorities so determine and shall apply to current and prospective students.

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Nicholls State University frequently takes or commissions photography and videotaping of students, faculty and staff, as well as campus visitors. Nicholls reserves the right to use these photographs and videotapes as part of its publicity and marketing efforts.

UNIVERSITY CALENDAR

2006 Summer Intersession, 2006 Seven-Week Summer Session, 2006 Fall, 2007 Spring Semester and Schedule of Classes.

GENERAL INFORMATION

About Nicholls, Strategic Plan, Accreditation, Special Centers and Institutes and Special Programs.

DEGREES AND DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

General University Requirements, Residence Requirements, Minimum Subject Requirements and Honors.

ACADEMIC PROCEDURES

University Year, Exceptional Sessions, Course Numbering, Student Classifications, Attendance, Grading, Probation and Suspensions and Academic Renewl.

ADMISSIONS

General Information, Classifications, Requirements by Classification, Procedures and New Student Orientation.

RECORDS AND REGISTRATION

Change of Name or Address, Transcripts, Course Registration, Schedule Changes and Advanced Placement

FEES AND EXPENSES

Registration and Tuition Fees, Textbook and Supplies, Housing and Exemptions.

FINANCIAL AID, SCHOLARSHIPS, AND AWARDS

Projected Costs, Applying for Aid and Sources of Financial Aid.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, Complaints, Equal Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination, Substance Abuse and Hazing.

STUDENT SERVICES, ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMS

Auxiliary Services, Enrollment Services, Student Life, Student Services, Student Government Association, Student Programming Association, Student Organizations, Campus Recreations, Athletics, Publications, Radio, Music, Campus Ministry and Peer Assistance.

College of Arts and Sciences

Applied Science, Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, History and Social Sciences, Languages and Literature, Mass Communication, Fine Arts and Physical Sciences.

College of Business Administration

Accounting and Information Systems, Business Administration, Finance and Economics, Management and Marketing.

College of Education

Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Family and Comsumer Science, Student Teaching and Psychology and Counselor Education.

College of Nursing and Allied Health

Allied Health Sciences and Nursing.

University College

General Studies and University Studies.

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute

Culinary Arts

Graduate Studies

Arts & Sciences, Business Administration and Education.

Courses of Instruction

LISTING OF UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY, STAFF

GLOSSARY