The North Dakota State College of Science
) is a 2-year public college in Wahpeton, North Dakota
and part of the North Dakota University System
. Founded in 1903 by provision of the state constitution, the State College of Science offers degrees, certificates and diplomas in more than 80 academic options in traditional career and technical studies as well as the liberal arts. The college also offers a variety of distance education and online courses. Approximately 98% of graduates are employed or pursuing additional college education.
Unlike most two-year colleges, NDSCS in Wahpeton boasts a university atmosphere for its students, complete with residence halls, 35 affiliated clubs and organizations, music groups, theater productions, intercollegiate athletics, intramural athletics and numerous social activities.
1903 - NDSCS was provided for in the Constitution of the State of North Dakota and began actual operation, making it one of the oldest public two-year colleges in the United States.
1905 - The Arts and Science Division was the first division to be organized, and the Business Division began operation shortly after.
1922 - The first trade and technical programs were offered, and since that time, NDSCS has become widely accepted by employers from across the United States. Since 1922, NDSCS has followed the basic principles of the Babcock Plan and the North Dakota Plan. The original plan of four interacting curriculum divisions was the result of a survey... Read More