Jul 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855
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Welcome to the 2023-2024 Chowan University Academic Catalog

This online catalog provides information pertaining to undergraduate and graduate academic programs, including general education requirements, degree requirements, and course descriptions, and sets forth the university’s academic, registration, and graduation policies and regulations.         

Note: Academic Catalogs from 2012-2013 to 2022-2023 are available by clicking the down arrow in the upper-right hand corner and to the right of “2023-2024 Academic Catalog.” Academic Catalogs from 2006-2007 to 2011-2012 are available by clicking here. Academic Catalogs prior to 2006-2007 are available in the Registrar’s Office.


 To navigate through the catalog, please use the links in the navigation menu on the left side of the screen, or use the Catalog Search box at the top left of the page.


Mobile App

You can view the catalog on your mobile device.

Degree Planner

You will see a Degree Planner icon at the top of each program. Select the printed page icon (as shown below next to the red arrow) for a print-friendly version of your degree requirements presented in a checklist format.



My Portfolio

My Portfolio is your personal catalog. It allows you to save catalog searches and track your favorite degree programs, courses, and other areas of the catalog that interest you. The My Portfolio link is located in the left navigation menu of the catalog.

  1. To save a section of the catalog, click on the Star icon in the top right hand corner of the page (as shown below).
  2. To access your saved sections, click on the My Portfolio link. 



Student Responsibility Statement

Chowan is committed to the ideal of flexibility and diversity in the educational experience. Certain regulatory procedures are necessary, however, to ensure that the complex needs of a student body in search of diverse educational goals are met efficiently and smoothly. Students are advised to familiarize themselves with the academic regulations, policies, procedures, requirements, and deadlines as outlined in the Academic Catalog in order to avoid any difficulties along their chosen path to a degree.

By accepting responsibility for their education, students enhance the development of their academic, social, and career goals. As a condition of enrollment, students are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and abiding by the university’s regulations, policies, procedures, requirements and deadlines as described in the Academic Catalog. Asserting a lack of knowledge of university regulations will not be accepted as a basis for an exception to these regulations.


This catalog is not a contract. While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information provided in this catalog, it must be understood that all information described herein are subject to change or elimination at any time. When changes are made in graduation requirements, the University accepts the moral obligation to provide students the condition effective the year of their most recent continuous enrollment or an alternative which would not be punitive.