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
Choose one course listed below. (3 semester hours required)
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SPCH 1010 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMMUNICATION (3) CMST 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS (3)   
SPCH 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING (3) CMST 1110 PUBLIC SPEAKING FUNDS (3)   
Quantitative Literacy
Take the course listed below. 3 semester hours required.
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MATH 1100 TOPICS AND IDEAS IN MATHEMATICS (3) MATH 1130 QUANTITATIVE LITERACY (3)   
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 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)   
BRDC 1240 VOICE AND DICTION (3) THEA 1210 VOICE FOR THE ACTOR (3)   
ENGL 2100 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3) ENGL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO GENRE STUDIES: PROSE (3)   
ENGL 2150 AMERICAN LITERATURE TO 1865 (3) ENGL 2450 AMERICAN LITERATURE I (3)   
ENGL 2160 AMERICAN LITERATURE AFTER 1865 (3) ENGL 2460 AMERICAN LITERATURE II (3)   
ENGL 2190 COMPARATIVE MYTHOLOGY (3) GENED-HUMNGE HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
ENGL 2200 BRITISH LITERATURE TO 1800 (3) ENGL 2310 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE I (3)   
ENGL 2210 BRITISH LITERATURE AFTER 1800 (3) ENGL 2320 INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH LITERATURE II (3)   
FREN 1200 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (4) FREN 1110 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (5)   
HIST 1030 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION I (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1040 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION II (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 (3) HIST 1110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1865 (3)   
HIST 2020 AMERICAN HISTORY II (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 INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC (3) MUS 1090 MUSIC APPRECIATION (3)   
MUSC 1130 COLLEGE CHORUS (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (1)   
MUSC 1150 VOCAL ENSEMBLE (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 1180 COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND (1) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (1)   
MUSC 1195 MEN’S ENSEMBLE (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 1196 WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 2130 COLLEGE CHORUS II (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 2150 VOCAL ENSEMBLE II (1) MUS 2700 UNIVERSITY CHORUS (0-1)   
MUSC 2180 COLLEGE AND COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND II (1) MUS 2760 UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND (0-1)   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SPAN 1200 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (4) SPAN 1110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (5)   
THEA 1010 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (3) THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA 1100 THEATRE I (1)
THEA 1110 THEATRE II (1)
THEA 2120 THEATRE III (1)
THEA 1010 THEATRE APPRECIATION (3)   
THEA 1340 INTRODUCTION TO ACTING (3) THEA 1300 ACTING I (3)   
SOCIAL SCIENCES
9 semester hours from at least 2 different disciplines required.
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AGRI 1420 INTERPERSONAL SKILLS (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BRDC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO MASS MEDIA (3) JMC 1500 INTRODUCTION TO JOURNALISM AND MEDIA COMMUNICATION (3)   
BSAD 1000 HUMAN RELATIONS AND ETHICS (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
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 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 1020 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HPER 1510 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION (3) KINS 2430 FOUNDATIONS IN KINESIOLOGY (3)   
JOUR 1010 INTRODUCTION TO 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 1200 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (3) PSCI 1000 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (3)   
POLS 1600 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3) PSCI 2210 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3)   
PSYC 1000 HUMAN RELATIONS (2) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PSYC 1810 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (3) PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY I (3)   
PSYC 2300 PSYCHOLOGY OF LEARNING (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3) SOC 1010 INTRODUCTORY SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 1100 INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY LIVING (3) SOC 2150 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILIES (3)   
SOCI 2150 EXPLORING UNITY AND DIVERSITY (3) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
SOCI 2320 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) SOC 2100 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3)   
SOWK 2000 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK (3) SOWK 1000 SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL WELFARE (3)   
SPCH 1100 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION (3) CMST 2410 SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION AND LEADERSHIP (3)   
SPCH 2010 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3) CMST 2010 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION (3)   
SPCH 2300 INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIONS (3) GENED-SSCIGE SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
NATURAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES
7 semester hours from at least 2 disciplines with at least one lab required.
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AGRI 1030 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE (3)
AGRI 1040 INTRODUCTION TO SOIL SCIENCE LAB (1)
GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
BIOS 1010 GENERAL BIOLOGY (4) BIOL 1020 PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY (5)   
BIOS 1050 GENERAL BOTANY (4) BIOL 1450 BIOLOGY I (5)   
BIOS 2020 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (4) BIOL 1330 ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY (3)   
CHEM 1020 SURVEY OF CHEMISTRY (3) CHEM 1140 FUNDAMENTALS OF COLLEGE CHEMISTRY (4)   
CHEM 1090 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (4) CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
CHEM 1140 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I FOR MAJORS (5) CHEM 1180 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3 or 4)
CHEM 1184 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
HOEC 1050 NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
HPER 1520 NUTRITION FOR FITNESS AND SPORT (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
NURS 1050 NUTRITION (3) HEKI 3090 APPLIED NUTRITION (3)   
PHYS 1070 APPLIED PHYSICS FOR ALLIED HEALTH (4) PHYS 1050 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS (4)
PHYS 1054 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICS LABORATORY (1)
  
PHYS 1100 PHYSICAL SCIENCE (4) GENED-NL/LGE NATURAL SCIENCE LEC/LAB GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
PHYS 1410 ELEMENTARY GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA AND TRIGONOMETRY (5) PHYS 1110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH ALGEBRA (4)
PHYS 1154 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHYS 2110 GENERAL PHYSICS I WITH CALCULUS (5) 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)   
FREN 1200 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (4) FREN 1110 ELEMENTARY FRENCH I (5)   
GEOG 1020 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3) GEOG 1000 FUNDAMENTALS OF WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 1030 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION I (3) GENED-CDGBHF GLOBAL CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   
HIST 1040 EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION II (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)   
INFO 2720 PRINCIPLES OF INFORMATION SECURITY (3) CYBR 1100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SECURITY (3)   
PHIL 2610 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS (3) RELI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
POLS 1200 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (3) PSCI 1000 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE (3)   
SPAN 1200 ELEMENTARY SPANISH I (4) 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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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 2150 EXPLORING UNITY AND DIVERSITY (3) GENED-CDUSSS U.S. CULTURAL DIVERSITY AND SOCIAL SCIENCE GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE CREDIT   


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