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 & 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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ENG 105 COMPOSITION I (3) ENGL 1150 ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (3)   
ENG 106 COMPOSITION II (3) ENGL 1160 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (3)   
Quantitative Literacy
3 semester hours required. Optional if math ACT subscore is 23+ in the last five years.
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MAT 121 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (4) MATH 1220 COLLEGE ALGEBRA (3)   
MAT 157 STATISTICS (4) STAT 1530 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS (3)   
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Take the course listed below. (3 semester hours required)
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SPC 112 PUBLIC SPEAKING (3) CMST 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS (3)   
DISTRIBUTION REQUIREMENTS
HUMANITIES & FINE ARTS
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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ART 101 ART APPRECIATION (3) ART 1010 ART APPRECIATION (3)   
ART 203 ART HISTORY I (3.0) ART 2050 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY I (3)   
ART 204 ART HISTORY II (3.0) ART 2060 SURVEY OF WESTERN ART HISTORY II (3)   
DRA 101 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (3) THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
DRA 130 ACTING I (3) THEA 1300 ACTING I (3)   
FLS 141 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (4) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
HIS 110 WESTERN CIVILIZATION ANCIENT TO EARLY MODERN (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIS 111 WESTERN CIVILIZATION EARLY MODERN TO PRESENT (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIS 151 U.S. HISTORY TO 1877 (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIS 152 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1877 (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
HIS 251 U.S. HISTORY 1945 TO PRESENT (3.0) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIS 253 AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (3.0) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIS 257 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY (3) GENED-CDUSHF U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HUM 122 AMERICAN FILM (3.0) THEA 1050 FILM HISTORY AND APPRECIATION (3)   
LIT 101 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3.0) ENGL 1020 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: POETRY, DRAMA, FILM (3)   
LIT 130 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) BLST 2260 BLACK SHORT STORY (3)   
LIT 134 MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE (3) ENGL 2230 ETHNIC LITERATURE (3)   
LIT 140 BRITISH LITERATURE I (3) ENGL 2310 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE I (3)   
LIT 141 BRITISH LITERATURE II (3) ENGL 2320 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE II (3)   
LIT 160 SHORT STORY/NOVEL (3) ENGL 2250 THE SHORT STORY (3)   
MUS 100 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3) MUS 1090 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3)   
MUS 134 CONCERT CHOIR I (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (1)   
MUS 137 CONCERT BAND I (1) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (1)   
MUS 204 HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL (3.0) MUS 1070 MUSIC OF THE PEOPLE: ROCK AND POP (3)   
MUS 245 CONCERT BAND II (1.0) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (1)   
MUS 360 WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE I (1.0) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUS 361 WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE II (1.0) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUS 362 WOMEN'S ENSEMBLE III (1.0) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUS 363 WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE IV (1.0) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
PHI 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3) PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3)   
PHI 105 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3) PHIL 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (3)   
REL 101 SURVEY OF WORLD RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SOCIAL SCIENCES
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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ANT 100 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3) ANTH 1050 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3)   
ANT 105 CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT (1-12)   
BUS 102 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3) MGMT 1500 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS (3)   
CRJ 100 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3) CRCJ 1010 SURVEY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3 or 4)   
ECE 170 CHILD GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT (3.0) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ECN 120 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2220 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MACRO) (3)   
ECN 130 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3) ECON 2200 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS (MICRO) (3)   
EDU 245 EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER (3.0) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
GEO 121 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HSV 140 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3) SOWK 1000 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3)   
JOU 110 INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA (3) JMC 1500 INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION (3)   
PHI 142 ETHICS IN BUSINESS (3.0) BSAD 2600 ETHICS IN ORGANIZATIONS (3)   
PHI 211 ETHICS IN THE MEDIA (3.0) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
POL 111 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3) PSCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (3)   
POL 112 AMERICAN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (3.0) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
POL 121 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
POL 201 THE U.S. CONSTITUTION (3.0) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PSY 111 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
SOC 110 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOC 115 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) SOC 2100 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)   
SOC 120 MARRIAGE AND FAMILY (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   
SOC 200 MINORITY GROUP RELATIONS (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOC 210 MEN, WOMEN AND SOCIETY (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SPC 120 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS (3.0) GENED-CDGBSS GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SPC 122 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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AGH 221 PRINCIPLES OF HORTICULTURE (3.0) HORT 1300 INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCES (3)
HORT 1310 INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCES LABORATORY (1)
  
BIO 105 INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY (4) BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIO 112 GENERAL BIOLOGY I (4) BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
BIO 151 NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
BIO 157 HUMAN BIOLOGY (4.0) GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BIO 168 HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I WITH LABS (4.0) BMCH 2400 HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY & ANATOMY I (4)   
CHM 122 INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY (4.0) CHEM 1140 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY (4)
CHEM 1144 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY LABORATORY (1)
  
CHM 166 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (5) CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3 or 4)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
ENV 111 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (4) BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
PHS 142 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY (3)
PHS 143 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY LAB (1)
PHYS 1350 PRINCIPLES OF ASTRONOMY (3)
PHYS 1354 INTRODUCTORY ASTRONOMY LAB (1)
  
PHS 160 INTRODUCTION TO OCEANOGRAPHY (3.0) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHS 165 INTRODUCTION TO METEOROLOGY (3.0) GENED-NLECGE NATURAL SCIENCE LECTURE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHS 172 PHYSICAL GEOLOGY WITH LAB (4) GEOL 1170 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOLOGY (4)   
PHS 187 INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE WITH LAB (4) GEOG 1030 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY (4)   
PHY 156 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
PHY 157 GENERAL PHYSICS I LAB (1)
PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHY 210 CLASSICAL PHYSICS I (CALCULUS BASED) (4)
PHY 211 CLASSICAL PHYSICS I LAB (1)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
PHYS 2110 GENERAL - 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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FLS 141 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (4) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
GEO 121 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIS 110 WESTERN CIVILIZATION ANCIENT TO EARLY MODERN (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIS 111 WESTERN CIVILIZATION EARLY MODERN TO PRESENT (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
POL 121 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
REL 101 SURVEY OF WORLD RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SPC 120 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS (3.0) GENED-CDGBSS GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT   
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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ART 101 ART APPRECIATION (3) ART 1010 ART APPRECIATION (3)   
CLS 184 ROCK AND ROLL AND AMERICAN CULTURE (3) MUS 1070 MUSIC OF THE PEOPLE: ROCK AND POP (3)   
EDU 245 EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER (3.0) SPED 1500 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3)   
HIS 151 U.S. HISTORY TO 1877 (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIS 152 U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1877 (3) HIST 1120 AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865 (3)   
HIS 257 AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY (3) GENED-CDUSHF U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HSV 140 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3) SOWK 1000 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3)   
LIT 130 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE (3) BLST 2260 BLACK SHORT STORY (3)   
LIT 134 MULTICULTURAL LITERATURE (3) ENGL 2230 ETHNIC LITERATURE (3)   
MUS 204 HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL (3.0) MUS 1070 MUSIC OF THE PEOPLE: ROCK AND POP (3)   
SOC 200 MINORITY GROUP RELATIONS (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOC 210 MEN, WOMEN AND SOCIETY (3.0) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   


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