Students who are members of the Northampton Community College honors program and who complete an approved associate degree program at NCC will receive 16 credits toward completion of the Dickinson degree (32 credits).

Following are Northampton Community College courses grouped according to Dickinson College graduation-requirement categories. Those courses not fulfilling graduation requirements will be reviewed on a course-by-course basis for major requirements. Any non-designated courses will be considered electives. Please note that virtual courses will not be accepted for transfer to Dickinson.

Writing Intensive

Quantitative Reasoning Course

  • Mathematics: 150, 175, 180, 202, 211 
  • Economics: 201 or 251

Distribution Courses

Division I:  Arts and Humanities (two courses from two of the following three areas)

  • Philosophy:  111, 121, 201, 202, 204
  • Literature/ English:  201, 203, 205, 250, 251, 255, 257, 260, 264, 265
  • Art: 100, 101, 107, 110, 111, 158, 161, 162, 251, 256; Dance: 101; Music:  101, 110; Communications/Theatre:  110, 111, 115, 117, 130, 206, 211, 220, 225

Division II:  Social Sciences (two courses from two different disciplines)  

  • Economics: 201, 251
  • History:  103, 113, 121, 153, 163, 166, 167, 168, 173, 210
  • Political Science:  101, 105, 110, 202, 251
  • Psychology:  103, 221, 251, 254, 255, 258
  • Sociology:  102, 103, 105, 125, 150, 204

Division III:  Laboratory Sciences (two four-credit courses, may be from the same department)  

  • Biology:   104, 105, 107, 110, 115, 150, 160, 202, 204, 206, 210, 150, 254, 260,
  • Chemistry:  105, 120, 135, 201, 220, 225, 251
  • Geology:  201
  • Physics:  101, 151

Cross-Cultural Studies

Languages

Foreign Language through the intermediate level or equivalent (AP, SAT II, Placement Exam)

U.S. Diversity

One course with a focus on U.S. diversity

  • English:  265
  • History:  113, 121
  • Sociology/Anthropology:  105, 125, 150, 204

Comparative Civilization

One course with a focus on the comparative study of civilizations

  • English:  250
  • History:  167, 168
  • Philosophy:  204

Physical Education

Two semesters of physical education, one of which could be a physical education & wellness course