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 03/04/2022

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 (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 (3) 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)   
ENGL 1500 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (3) WRWS 1500 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (3)   
ENGL 2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3)   
ENGL 2150 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S LITERATURE (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ENGL 2340 AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) ENGL 2450 AMERICAN LITERATURE I (3)   
HIST 1000 WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 1700 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1010 WESTERN CIVILIZATION AFTER 1700 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1700 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS TO 1500 (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1710 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AFTER 1500 (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)   
HIST 2150 INTRODUCTION TO LATIN AMERICA (3) HIST 2480 LATIN AMERICA: SOUTH AMERICA (3)   
HUMS 1100 INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMANITIES (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
MUSC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC (3) MUS 1090 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3)   
MUSC 1410 COLLEGE CHOIR (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 1430 CONCERT BAND (1) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (1)   
MUSC 2410 COLLEGE CHOIR II (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 2430 CONCERT BAND II (1) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (0-1)   
MUSC 2460 ORATORIO CHORUS (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 2730 HISTORY OF ROCK MUSIC (3) MUS1070 MUSIC OF THE PEOPLE: ROCK AND POP (3)   
PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3) PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3)   
PHIL 1150 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC & CRITICAL THINKING (3) PHIL 1210 CRITICAL REASONING (3)   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
PHIL 2650 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3) PHIL 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3)   
THEA 1010 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER (3) THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA 1030 INTRODUCTION TO FILM (3) JMC 1050 FILM HISTORY AND APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA 1730 ACTING I (3) THEA 1300 ACTING I (3)   
SOCIAL SCIENCES
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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AGRI 1410 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ANTH 1100 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3) ANTH 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3)   
BIOS 1040 INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY (3) SUST 1000 INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY (3)   
BSAD 1050 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3) MGMT 1500 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3)   
BSAD 1570 BUSINESS LEGAL ISSUES AND ETHICS (3) BSAD 2600 ETHICS IN ORGANIZATIONS (3)   
BSAD 2560 INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN MANAGEMENT (3) CIST 2100 ORGANIZATIONS, APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY (3)   
CRIM 1010 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3) CRCJ 1010 SURVEY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3 or 4)   
ECED 2050 CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
ECON 1100 ECONOMIC UNDERSTANDING (3) ECON 1200 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE U.S. ECONOMY (3)   
ECON 2110 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2220 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO) (3)   
ECON 2120 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2200 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO) (3)   
GEOG 1400 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1020 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HUSR 2010 GERONTOLOGY (3) GERO 2000 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (3)   
HUSR 2450 MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING (3) GENED-CDGBSS GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT   
MART 1010 MASS MEDIA (3) JMC 1500 INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION (3)   
POLS 1000 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT (3) PSCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3)   
POLS 1600 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
PSYC 1150 HUMAN RELATIONS (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PSYC 1810 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
SOCI 1000 HUMAN RELATIONS & MULTICULTURAL ISSUES (1) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 2010 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) SOC 2100 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)   
SOCI 2150 ISSUES OF UNITY & DIVERSITY (3) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 2160 MARRIAGE & FAMILY (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   
SPCH 1400 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3) CMST 2010 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3)   
NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
7 semester hours from at least 2 disciplines with at least one lab required.
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AGRI 1030 INTRO TO AGRICULTURE & NATURAL RESOURCES (3) GENED-NSCIGE NATURAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
AGRI 2370 AGRICULTURAL GIS (3) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BIOS 1010 GENERAL BIOLOGY (4) BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIOS 1020 HUMAN BIOLOGY (3) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BIOS 1060 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (3)
BIOS 1070 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LAB (1)
BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
BIOS 1090 GENERAL BOTANY (4) BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
BIOS 1500 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY I (4) BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
CHEM 1050 ELEMENTS OF CHEMISTRY (4) CHEM 1140 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 1144 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY (1)
  
CHEM 1090 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4) CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3 or 4)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
GEOG 2510 INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3) GEOG 1090 INTRODUCTION TO GEOSPATIAL SCIENCES (4)   
INFO 1800 VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING (3) CSCI 1200 COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES (3)   
NUTR 1470 NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
PHYS 1010 EARTH SCIENCE (3) GENED-NSCIGE NATURAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1100 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (4) GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1410 GENERAL PHYSICS I (5) PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHYS 1500 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY W/LAB (4) GEOG 1030 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (4)   
PHYS 1570 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (3) GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)   
PHYS 2010 METEOROLOGY: INTRODUCTION TO ATMOSPHERE (4) GEOG 3510 METEOROLOGY (3)
GEOG 3514 INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY LABORATORY (1)
  
PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I W/CALCULUS (5) PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS 1 - 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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BSAD 2450 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (3) INST 2130 GLOBAL CHALLENGES (3)   
ENGL 2370 NON-WESTERN LITERATURE (3) GENED-CDGLGE CULTURAL DIVERSITY-GLOBAL GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
GEOG 1400 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1020 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 1000 WESTERN CIVILIZATION TO 1700 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1010 WESTERN CIVILIZATION AFTER 1700 (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1700 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS TO 1500 (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST 1710 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS AFTER 1500 (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
HUMS 2360 STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE (3) GENED-CDGLGE CULTURAL DIVERSITY-GLOBAL GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HUSR 2450 MULTICULTURAL COUNSELING (3) GENED-CDGBSS GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
POLS 1600 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
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)   
HUSR 2010 GERONTOLOGY (3) GERO 2000 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (3)   
MUSC 2730 HISTORY OF ROCK MUSIC (3) MUS1070 MUSIC OF THE PEOPLE: ROCK AND POP (3)   


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