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Note: This preview version of the 2007-2008 Bulletin is in PDF Format

Nicholls State University
Undergraduate and Graduate
Bulletin for 2007-2008

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

• Provisions of this Bulletin are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between the university and any student.
• The online version of this Bulletin is the official university Bulletin.
• 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.
• 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
2007 Summer Intersession, 2007 Seven-Week Summer Session, 2007 Fall, 2008 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, 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