General provisions and contents

  • Provisions of this Catalog are subject to change without notice and do not constitute an irrevocable contract between the university and any student.
  • The online version of this Catalog is the official university Catalog.
  • 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
2016 Summer Session, 2016 Fall, 2016-2017 Winter Session, 2017 Spring Semester, 2017 Summer Session 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 Renewal.

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 Sciences, Art, Biological Sciences, Government and Social Sciences, History and Geography, Interdisciplinary Studies, Languages and Literature, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Music, Petroleum Engineering Technology and Safety Management,  and Physical Sciences.

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Accounting and Finance, Business Administration and Computer Information Systems, Management and Marketing.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Teacher Certification, Teacher Education,  Student Teaching, and Psychology, Counseling and Family Studies.

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH and CHEF JOHN FOLSE CULINARY INSTITUTE
Allied Health Sciences, Chef John Folse Culinary Institute, and Nursing.

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Academic Services

GRADUATE STUDIES
Arts & Sciences, Business AdministrationEducation, and Nursing.

COURSES OF INSTRUCTION

LISTING OF UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATION, FACULTY, STAFF

GLOSSARY