2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Bachelor of Science

The curriculum leading to the Bachelor of Science degree emphasizes mathematics and the natural sciences and offers a pre-professional program for mathematicians, physicists, biologists, physicians, nurses, psychologists, and business administrators.

The number of hours in the major, minor, and elective categories will vary depending on the major and minor selected. The Bachelor of Science degree requires a minimum of 40 semester hours in courses numbered above 300.  A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed in residence, with the last 10 hours of academic work completed at Northwest. A minimum total of 120 academic hours are required for this degree.

B.S. Degree


The Northwest Core

44 to 47

Institutional Requirements


Major, Major/Minor, or Major/Major Requirements

55 to 60

Electives and Other Departmental Requirements

9 to 17

Total Credit Hours: 120