Norfolk State University to Offer Three-Year Bachelor’s Degree Program

Norfolk State University in Virginia has announced that it will offer an accelerated three-year bachelor’s degree program in interdisciplinary studies. Students in the degree program will be required to take a core curriculum that focuses on critical thinking, research methods, globalization, and communications skills. Students can concentrate in history, sociology, psychology, biology, and other disciplines.

Mille-nsuKhadijah O. Miller, associate professor and chair of the department of interdisciplinary studies at Norfolk State University, said, “The degree program prepares students for today’s fast-paced, high-demand, and multiple-task oriented work force.”

Students in the three-year, accelerated degree program will save money compared to students in traditional degree programs.

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  1. Perfect example. Elizabeth City is cutting programs so it can stay afloat while Norfolk State is expanding. A consortium would help manage growth and survival of HBCUs.

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