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 1 (3) ENGL 1150 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3) 08/01/2011 
ENGL-1020 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3) ENGL 1160 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3)   
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Take the one 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 is 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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ANTH-2130 MEXICAN-AMERICAN & NATIVE/AMERICAN (3) GENED-CDUSHF U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ARTS-1010 INTRODUCTION TO 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)   
ENGL-2050 AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1620-1865 (3) ENGL 2450 AMERICAN LITERATURE I (3)   
ENGL-2070 AMERICAN LITERATURE, 1865-PRESENT (3) ENGL 2460 AMERICAN LITERATURE II (3)   
ENGL-2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3) 08/21/2016 
ENGL-2130 SURVEY ENGLISH LITERATURE 1 (3) ENGL 2310 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE I (3)   
ENGL-2160 SURVEY ENGLISH LITERATURE 2 (3) ENGL 2320 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE II (3)   
ENGL-2160 SURVEY ENGLISH LITERATURE 2 (3) ENGL 2320 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE II (3)   
ENGL-2200 CREATIVE WRITING (3) WRWS 1500 INTRODUCTION TO CREATIVE WRITING (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-2025 THE SIXTIES (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST-2100 WORLD CIVILIZATION (4000 BC-1500 AD) (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST-2110 WORLD CIVILIZATION (1500 AD-PRESENT) (3) HIST 1010 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS II (3)   
HUMS-1100 INTRODUCTION TO THE 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-1200 COLLEGIATE CHORALE (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (1)   
MUSC-1420 AMERICAN POPULAR MUSIC (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHIL-1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3) PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3)   
PHIL-1060 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS & CURRENT ISSUES IN PHILOSOPHY (3) PHIL 1020 CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS (3)   
PHIL-2250 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS (3) PHIL 1020 CONTEMPORARY MORAL PROBLEMS (3)   
PHIL-2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
RELS-2610 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE RELIGION (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SPAN-1010 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
THEA-1010 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (3) THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA-1300 VOICE AND ARTICULATION (3) THEA 1210 VOICE FOR THE ACTOR (3)   
THEA-1500 HISTORY OF FILM (3) THEA 1050 FILM HISTORY AND APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA-2660 ACTING 1 (3) THEA 1300 ACTING I (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 or 4)   
ECED-2050 CHILDREN WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES (3) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
ECON-1230 GENERAL ECONOMICS (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)   
INFO-1220 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (3) CIST 2100 ORGANIZATIONS, APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY (3)   
PHED-1710 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3) KINS 2430 FOUNDATIONS IN KINESIOLOGY (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-1810 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
SOCI-1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOCI-2250 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   
SPCH-1200 HUMAN COMMUNICATIONS (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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BIOS-1000 BASIC NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
BIOS-1010 GENERAL BIOLOGY (4)
BIOS-1010L GENERAL BIOLOGY LAB
BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIOS-1100 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (4)
BIOS-1100L ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LAB
BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
BIOS-1300 GENERAL BOTANY (4)
BIOS-1300L GENERAL BOTANY LAB
BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
BIOS-2050 NUTRITION & DIET THERAPY (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
CHEM-1050 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM-1050L INTRO TO CHEMISTRY LAB
CHEM 1140 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 1144 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY (1)
  
CHEM-1090 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4)
CHEM-1090L GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB
CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
GEOL-1010 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)
GEOL-1010L PHYSICAL GEOLOGY LAB (4)
GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)   
LPNR-1110 BODY STRUCTURE & FUNCTION (4) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS-1070 ASTRONOMY (4)
PHYS-1070L ASTRONOMY LAB
PHYS 1350 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY (3)
PHYS 1354 INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY LAB (1)
  
PHYS-1100 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (4)
PHYS-1100L PHYSICAL SCIENCE LAB
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS-1200 EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE (4)
PHYS-1200L EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE LAB
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS-1410 ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA & TRIGONOMETRY (5)
PHYS-1410L ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA & TRIGONOMETRY LAB
PHYS-1410R ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA & TRIGONOMETRY RECITATION
PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA (4)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHYS-2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS (5)
PHYS-2110L GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS LAB
PHYS-2110R GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS RECITATION
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 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)   
GBST-1000 LANGUAGE STUDY ABROAD (3) GENED-CDGLGE CULTURAL DIVERSITY-GLOBAL GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST-2100 WORLD CIVILIZATION (4000 BC-1500 AD) (3) HIST 1000 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I (3)   
HIST-2110 WORLD CIVILIZATION (1500 AD-PRESENT) (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)   
RELS-2610 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE RELIGION (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SPAN-1300 ELEMENTARY SPANISH 1 (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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ANTH-2130 MEXICAN-AMERICAN & NATIVE/AMERICAN (3) GENED-CDUSHF U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ARTS-1010 INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL ARTS (3) ART 1010 ART APPRECIATION (3)   
ARTS-1980 INTRODUCTION TO 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)   
SOCI-2250 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   


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