Majors and Minors
See descriptions for all university courses, if prerequisite courses are needed, if they fulfill General Education requirements, if there are lecture, discussion and laboratory components, and generally when they are offered. Refer to the course offerings section of mynmu.nmu.edu for current course offerings and to register for particular courses.
Academic Standards, Policies and Degree Requirements
Familiarity with the content of the Northern Michigan University Undergraduate Bulletin is essential for all students. It is important that students obtain complete information and understand all of the requirements to successfully complete their degree programs. Although there are faculty advisers and many other sources of assistance, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to meet all graduation requirements.
The General Education Program is designed to complement a student’s academic major by promoting the integration of knowledge derived from multiple perspectives and stresses the development of problem-solving skills and intellectual creativity through the exploration of a broad range of disciplines and fields. Bachelor's degree students must successfully complete ten general education courses, mostly of their choosing, in these component areas: