UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA OMAHA


GENERAL EDUCATION GUIDE
The general education curriculum contains three categories:
*Fundamental Academic Skills (15 semester hours required)
*Distribution Requirements (26 semester hours required)
*Diversity Requirements (6 semester hours required)

This General Education Guide is not comprehensive. Check the UNO General Education webpage http://gened.unomaha.edu/approvedcourses.php for up to date information on approved courses and complete text of requirements. Courses are subject to change. Please visit http://www.unomaha.edu/general-education/ for up to date courses.

Last updated 03/01/2022

FUNDAMENTAL ACADEMIC SKILLS
English & Writing
Take both courses listed below. An advanced writing course relevant to major will be required at UNO. (9 semester hours required)
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ENGL 1010 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3) ENGL 1150 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3)   
ENGL 1020 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3) ENGL 1160 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3)   
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Take the course listed below. (3 semester hours required)
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SPCH 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING (3) CMST 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS (3)   
Quantitative Literacy
Optional if math ACT subscore is 23+ in the last two years. (3 semester hours required)
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MATH 1150 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3) MATH 1220 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3)   
MATH 2170 APPLIED STATISTICS (3.0) STAT 1530 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (3)   
DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
HUMANITIES & FINE ARTS
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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ARTS 1010 INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS (3) ART 1010 ART APPRECIATION (3) 08/21/2016 
ARTS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY & CRITICISM I (3) ART 2050 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY I (3)   
ARTS 1060 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY & CRITICISM II (3) ART 2060 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY II (3)   
ENGL 1520 CREATIVE WRITING (3) WRWS 1500 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (3)   
ENGL 2010 GENRE SURVEY: SHORT STORY & NOVEL (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3)   
ENGL 2040 GENRE SURVEY: DRAMA (3) ENGL 1020 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: POETRY, DRAMA, FILM (3)   
ENGL 2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3)   
ENGL 2440 FILM AS LITERATURE (3) THEA 1050 FILM HISTORY AND APPRECIATION (3)   
ENGL 2460 AMERICAN LITERATURE POST 1865 (3) ENGL 2450 AMERICAN LITERATURE I (3)   
ENGL 2520 LITERATURE OF NATURE (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ENGL 2550 SHORT FICTION (3) ENGL 2250 THE SHORT STORY (3)   
FREN 1010 FRENCH I (5) FREN 1110 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (5)   
HIST 1000 WESTERN CIVILIZATION I TO 1715 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1010 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II SINCE 1715 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1050 WORLD HISTORY I (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1060 WORLD HISTORY II (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
HIST 2010 AMERICAN HISTORY I TO 1877 (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIST 2020 AMERICAN HISTORY II SINCE 1877 (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
HUMS 1100 INTRODUCTION TO HUMANITIES (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
MUSC 1010 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3) MUS 1090 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3) 08/21/2016 
MUSC 1050 CONCERT CHOIR (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1) 08/21/2016 
MUSC 1070 CONCERT BAND (1.0) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (1)   
PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3) PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3)   
PHIL 1150 INTRO TO LOGIC & CRITICAL THINKING (3.0) PHIL 1210 CRITICAL REASONING (3)   
PHIL 2200 ELEMENTS OF ETHICS (3) PHIL 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3)   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SPAN 1010 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5.0) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
THEA 1010 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER (3) THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA 1140 ACTING I (3) THEA 1300 ACTING I (3)   
THEA 2130 HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE (3) THEA 1050 FILM HISTORY AND APPRECIATION (3)   
SOCIAL SCIENCES
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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ACCT 1020 ACCOUNTING FUNDAMENTALS (2) ACCT 2000 ACCOUNTING BASICS FOR NON-BUSINESS MAJORS (3)   
BSAD 1050 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3) MGMT 1500 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3)   
CRIM 1010 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3) CRCJ 1010 SURVEY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3 or 4)   
ECON 1000 CONTEMPORARY ECONOMIC ISSUES (3) ECON 1200 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S. ECONOMY (3)   
ECON 2110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3.0) ECON 2220 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO) (3)   
ECON 2120 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3.0) ECON 2200 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO) (3)   
EDUC 2300 INTRODUCTION TO THE EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
GEOG 1040 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
GEOG 1400 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1020 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 2130 NEBRASKA & THE WEST (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
JOUR 1000 MASS MEDIA IN AMERICA (3) JMC 1500 INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION (3)   
PHED 1750 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3) KINS 2430 FOUNDATIONS IN KINESIOLOGY (3)   
POLS 1000 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (3.0) PSCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3)   
POLS 1600 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
POLS 1700 COMPARATIVE POLITICS (3) PSCI 2500 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS (3)   
PSYC 1810 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
PSYC 2700 POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3) 08/21/2016 
SOCI 1130 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK (3) SOWK 1000 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3)   
SOCI 2010 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) SOC 2100 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)   
SOCI 2150 EXPLORING UNITY & DIVERSITY (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 2250 MARRIAGE & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   
SPCH 1090 FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN COMMUNICATION (3) CMST 1310 PERSPECTIVES IN COMMUNICATION STUDIES (3)   
NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
7 semester hours from at least 2 disciplines with at least one lab required. MPCC requires 4 credits of Science-BIOS 1010.
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AGRI 1540 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE (3)
AGRI 1541 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE LAB (1)
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BIOS 1010 GENERAL BIOLOGY (4)
BIOS 1011 GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB (0)
BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIOS 1090 GENERAL BOTANY (4)
BIOS 1091 GENERAL BOTANY (0)
BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
BIOS 1200 ECOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT (3) BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
BIOS 1210 ECOLOGY/ENVIRONMENT W/LAB (4) BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
BIOS 1400 INTRODUCTION TO NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
CHEM 1050 SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY I (4)
CHEM 1051 SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY I LAB (0)
CHEM 1140 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 1144 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY (1)
  
CHEM 1090 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4)
CHEM 1091 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB (0)
CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3 or 4)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
FRST 1120 FIRE SERVICE SCIENCE (3) FSMT 1600 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE SCIENCE (3)   
FRST 1900 FIRE BEHAVIOR & COMBUSTION (3) FSMT 1600 FUNDAMENTALS OF FIRE SCIENCE (3)   
GEOG 1010 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (3) GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)   
GEOG 1050 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (4)
GEOG 1051 PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY LAB (0)
GEOG 1030 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (4)   
INFO 1070 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE (3) CSCI 1200 COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES (3)   
PHYS 1020 ASTRONOMY (3) PHYS 1350 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY (3)   
PHYS 1100 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (4)
PHYS 1101 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1150 DESCRIPTIVE PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1151 DESCRIPTIVE PHYSICS LAB (0)
PHYS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1054 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY (1)
  
PHYS 1300 INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY (4)
PHYS 1301 INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY LAB
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1350 SEVERE WEATHER (3.0) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1410 ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I (5.0)
PHYS 1411 ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I LAB (0.0)
PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS (5.0)
PHYS 2111 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS LAB (0.0)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I - CALCULUS LEVEL (4)
  
DIVERSITY REQUIREMENTS
GLOBAL DIVERSITY
Select one course below. Courses double listed under the Diversity Requirement and other categories can meet 2 general education requirements.
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ARTS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY & CRITICISM I (3) ART 2050 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY I (3)   
ARTS 1060 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY & CRITICISM II (3) ART 2060 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY II (3)   
FREN 1010 FRENCH I (5) FREN 1110 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (5)   
GEOG 1040 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
GEOG 1400 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1020 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 1000 WESTERN CIVILIZATION I TO 1715 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1010 WESTERN CIVILIZATION II SINCE 1715 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1050 WORLD HISTORY I (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1060 WORLD HISTORY II (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
POLS 1600 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
POLS 1700 COMPARATIVE POLITICS (3) PSCI 2500 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS (3)   
SPAN 1010 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5.0) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
U.S. DIVERSITY
Select one course below. Courses double listed under the Diversity Requirement and other categories can meet 2 general education requirements.
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ARTS 1010 INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS (3) ART 1010 ART APPRECIATION (3) 08/21/2016 
EDUC 2300 INTRODUCTION TO THE EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
HIST 2010 AMERICAN HISTORY I TO 1877 (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIST 2020 AMERICAN HISTORY II SINCE 1877 (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
SOCI 1130 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK (3) SOWK 1000 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3)   
SOCI 2150 EXPLORING UNITY & DIVERSITY (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 2250 MARRIAGE & FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   


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