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 and 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
3 semester hours required. Optional if math ACT subscore is 23+ in the last two years.
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MATH 1150 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4) MATH 1220 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3)   
MATH 2170 APPLIED STATISTICS (3) 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)   
ARTS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM I (3) ART 2050 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY I (3)   
ARTS 1060 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM II (3) ART 2060 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY II (3)   
BSAD 2310 ETHICS (3) PHIL 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3)   
ENGL 1040 CREATIVE WRITING (3) WRWS 1500 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (3)   
ENGL 1150 CRITICAL THINKING (3) PHIL 1210 CRITICAL REASONING (3)   
ENGL 2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3)   
ENGL 2170 AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3) ENGL 2460 AMERICAN LITERATURE II (3)   
HIST 1110 WORLD HISTORY I (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1111 WORLD HISTORY II (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
HIST 2010 AMERICAN HISTORY I (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIST 2020 AMERICAN HISTORY II (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
MUSC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC (3) MUS 1090 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3)   
NASP 1010 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (3) NAMS 1100 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (3)   
NASP 2110 NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) ENGL 2470 SURVEY OF NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE (3)   
SPAN 1010 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
THEA 1010 INTRO TO THEATRE THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
SOCIAL SCIENCES
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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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)   
ECED 2050 CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
ECON 2110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2220 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO) (3)   
ECON 2120 PRINCIPLES OFMICROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2200 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO) (3)   
GEOG 1010 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
NASP 1020 CULTURES & PEOPLES OF NATIVE AMERICA (3) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
POLS 1000 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (3) PSCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3)   
PSYC 1810 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
SOCI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 1400 INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (3) ANTH 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 2010 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) SOC 2100 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)   
NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
7 semester hours from at least 2 disciplines with at least one lab required.
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BIOS 1010 GENERAL BIOLOGY (3)
BIOS 1014 GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB (1)
BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIOS 1210 INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY (3)
BIOS 1214 INTRODUCTION TO GEOLOGY LABORATORY (1)
GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)   
CHEM 1050 APPLIED ENVRIONMENTAL CHEMISTRY & CONSERVATION BIOLOGY (3)
CHEM 1054 APPLIED ENVRIONMENTAL CHEMISTRY & CONSERVATION BIOLOGY LAB (1)
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
CHEM 1090 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 1094 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB (1)
CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
NATR 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (3) GENED-NSCIGE NATURAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1100 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (3)
PHYS 1104 PHYSICAL SCIENCE LABORATORY (1)
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1200 APPLIED PHYSICS (3)
PHYS 1204 APPLIED PHYSICS LABORATORY (1)
PHYS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1054 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY (1)
  
PHYS 1410 ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I (5) PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA (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 AND CRITICISM I (3) ART 2050 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY I (3)   
ARTS 1060 INTRODUCTION TO ART HISTORY AND CRITICISM II (3) ART 2060 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY II (3)   
GEOG 1010 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 1110 WORLD HISTORY I (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1111 WORLD HISTORY II (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
NASP 2110 NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) ENGL 2470 SURVEY OF NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE (3)   
SPAN 1010 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5) 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)   
ECED 2050 CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
HIST 2010 AMERICAN HISTORY I (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIST 2020 AMERICAN HISTORY II (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
NASP 1010 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (3) NAMS 1100 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (3)   
NASP 1020 CULTURES & PEOPLES OF NATIVE AMERICA (3) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
POLS 1000 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (3) PSCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3)   


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