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NIU has expanded its summer catalog with 60 undergraduate and 140 graduate courses offered across northern Illinois and online. A wide variety of courses are available beginning Monday, June 17, including classes from five colleges: Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences and Visual and Performing Arts. Locations for...
NIU President John Peters and John Gosciniak at the December commencement ceremony.
NIU’s innovative Bachelor of Science in Applied Management (BSAM) with an emphasis in public safety recently celebrated a significant milestone – the graduation of its first student. John Gosciniak of Naperville served as a marshal at the university’s December graduation in recognition of his high academic achievement in the program. The BSAM in Public Safety...
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Taking a preview course before starting training for a new career is a little like taking a new car for a test drive – informative and helpful. Northern Illinois University’s Department of Special and Early Education in the College of Education is offering people the chance to “test drive” the Early Childhood Studies program by...
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Nurses who live or work near Oakton Community College soon will be able to earn an NIU bachelor’s degree at Oakton Community College. NIU is expanding its regional credit programming by offering a bachelor of science degree in nursing at Oakton’s Des Plaines campus starting in summer 2012. “We are thrilled to work with Oakton...
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NIU is becoming a regional leader in changing Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees into pathways for bachelor’s degrees. Formerly, the AAS was regarded as a “terminal” degree, because its career and technical emphases prepared students for specific professions but not for further college studies. “The concept of a terminal associate degree is becoming obsolete,”...