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APPLICABLE COURSES FOR PRE-ENGINEERING AT UNL -- BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
This information is for planning purposes. Courses and equivalents are subject to change.

For a sample UNL Four Year Degree Plan for Biological Systems Engineering visit https://catalog.unl.edu/undergraduate/engineering/biological-systems/#fouryearplanstext

It is strongly recommended that students consult a UNL Academic Advisor in the College of Engineering while enrolled in their first or second term at Metropolitan Community College. Contact your UNL advisor by sending your name, phone number, and preferred email address along with a request for pre-engineering advising for your preferred engineering major to ess@unl.edu. An engineering advisor will contact you shortly.


ACE 1 COURSES -- PRE-ENGINEERING
ENGL 1220, a required course for Pre-Engineering, will complete the ACE 1 Writing requirement
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ENGL 1220 TECHNICAL WRITING (4.5) JGEN 200 TECHNICAL COMMUNICATION I (3)   
ACE 2 Courses -- Pre-Engineering -- B
HRML 1010 will fulfill the ACE 2 Communication requirement.
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HMRL 1010 HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLS (4.5) ALEC 102 INTERPERSONAL SKILLS FOR LEADERSHIP (3)   
ACE 3 & ACE 4 -- PRE-ENGINEERING Mathematics (ACE 3) & Sciences (ACE 4) - B
Complete these required courses at MCC.

MATH 2410, required for Pre-Engineering, will fulfill the ACE 3 Mathematics requirement.

CHEM 1212 and CHEM 12120 required for Pre-Engineering, will fulfill the ACE 4 Science Requirement

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CHEM 1212 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I: ACCELERATED (6) CHEM 109A GENERAL CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 109L GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  
CHEM 1220 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (6) CHEM 110A GENERAL CHEMISTRY II (3)
CHEM 110L GENERAL CHEMISTRY II LABORATORY (1)
  
MATH 2410 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY AND CALCULUS I (7.5) MATH 106 CALCULUS I (5)   
MATH 2411 CALCULUS II (7.5) MATH 1XX LOWER LEVEL ELECTIVE CREDIT
MATH 107 CALCULUS II (4)
  
MATH 2412 CALCULUS III (6.0) MATH 208 CALCULUS III (4)   
MATH 2510 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (4.5) MATH 221 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS (3)   
PHYS 210A GENERAL PHYSICS IA (2.5)
PHYS 210B GENERAL PHYSICS IB (2.5)
PHYS 210C GENERAL PHYSICS IC (2.5)
PHYS 211 GENERAL PHYSICS I (4)
PHYS 221 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY I (1)
  
PHYS 211A GENERAL PHYSICS IIA (2.5)
PHYS 211B GENERAL PHYSICS IIB (2.5)
PHYS 211C GENERAL PHYSICS IIC (2.5)
PHYS 212 GENERAL PHYSICS II (4)
PHYS 222 GENERAL PHYSICS LABORATORY II (1)
  
ACE 5 Courses
Choose 1 course to meet your ACE 5 requirement for study in the humanities
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ENGL 2450 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (4.5) ENGL 180 INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE (3)   
ENGL 2470 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S LITERATURE (4.5) ENGL 215 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S LITERATURE (3)   
ENGL 2510 AMERICAN LITERATURE I (4.5) ENGL 260 AMERICAN LITERATURE BEFORE 1865 (3) 08/15/2015 
ENGL 2520 AMERICAN LITERATURE II (4.5) ENGL 261 AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3) 08/15/2015 
ENGL 2530 ETHNIC LITERATURE (4.5) ENGL 244 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3)   
ENGL 2610 BRITISH LITERATURE I (4.5) ENGL 230 ENGLISH AUTHORS TO 1800 (3) 08/01/2017 
HIST 1010 U.S. HISTORY TO 1877 (4.5) HIST 110 AMERICAN HISTORY TO 1877 (3) 08/01/2009 
HIST 1020 U.S. HISTORY FROM 1865 TO PRESENT (4.5) HIST 111 AMERICAN HISTORY AFTER 1877 (3) 08/01/2009 
HIST 2050 MODERN EUROPE SINCE 1789 (4.5) HIST 131 MODERN EUROPE (3) 08/01/2016 
PHIL 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (4.5) PHIL 101 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY (3)   
PHIL 2030 INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (4.5) PHIL 220 ELEMENTS OF ETHICS (3)   
ACE 6 Courses
Choose 1 course to meet your ACE 6 requirement for study in the social sciences
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CRIM 1010 INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE (4.5) CRIM 101 SURVEY OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE (3)   
ECON 1000 MACROECONOMICS (4.5) ECON 211 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS (3)   
ECON 1100 MICROECONOMICS (4.5) ECON 212 PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS (3)   
FINA 2210 FINANCIAL PLANNING PRINCIPLES (4.5) FINA 260 PERSONAL FINANCE (3)   
POLS 2050 AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT (4.5) POLS 100 POWER AND POLITICS IN AMERICA (3)   
PSYC 1010 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (4.5) PSYC 181 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY (4)   
PSYC 1130 COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT (4.5) EDPS 250 FUNDAMENTALS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATION (3)   
PSYC 2450 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (4.5) PSYC 288 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR (3)   
SOCI 1010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (4.5) SOCI 101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 1250 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (4.5) ANTH 110 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 2050 CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS (4.5) SOCI 180 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) 08/01/2019 
SOCI 2060 MULTICULTURAL ISSUES (4.5) SOCI 217 SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY (3) 08/01/2017 
SOCI 2110 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (4.5) GERO 200 INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 2160 MARITAL AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS (4.5) SOCI 226 FAMILIES AND SOCIETY (3) 08/01/2016 
SOCI 2310 CRIMINOLOGY (4.5) SOCI 209 SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME (3)   
SOCI 2450 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (4.5) PSYC 288 THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR (3)   
ACE 7 Courses
Choose 1 course to meet your ACE 7 requirement for study in the arts
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ARTS 1010 ELEMENTARY DRAWING (4.5) DRAW 101 BEGINNING DRAWING (3) 08/01/2014 
ARTS 1110 ART HISTORY-ANCIENT TO GOTHIC (4.5) AHIS 101 CAVE PAINTINGS TO CATHEDRALS (3)   
ARTS 1120 ART HISTORY-RENAISSANCE TO MODERN (4.5) AHIS 102 RENAISSANCE TO MODERN ART (3)   
ARTS 2040 ELEMENTARY PRINTMAKING (4.5) PRNT 141 PRINTMAKING FOR NON-MAJORS (3) 08/01/2014 
ARTS 2050 ELEMENTARY CERAMICS (4.5) CERM 131 CERAMICS FOR NON-MAJORS: WHEELTHROWING (3) 08/01/2014 
MUSC 1050 MUSIC APPRECIATION (4.5) MUNM 276G THE MUSIC EXPERIENCE (3)   
THEA 1000 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (4.5) THEA 112G INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE (3)   
ACE 8 COURSES -- BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Study related to ethical principles

Students in Biological Sciences are strongly encouraged to complete the ACE 8 requirement at UNL with an upper level course.

ACE 9 Courses
Choose 1 course to meet your ACE 9 requirement for study leading to global awareness or knowledge of human diversity
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ENGL 2470 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S LITERATURE (4.5) ENGL 215 INTRODUCTION TO WOMEN'S LITERATURE (3)   
ENGL 2530 ETHNIC LITERATURE (4.5) ENGL 244 AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE SINCE 1865 (3)   
GEOG 1020 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY (4.5) GEOG 272 GEOGRAPHY OF WORLD REGIONS (3)   
GEOG 1050 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (4.5) GEOG 140 INTRODUCTORY HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (3)   
HIST 1110 WORLD CIVILIZATION FROM PREHISTORY TO 1500 (4.5) HIST 120 WORLD HISTORY TO 1500 CE (3)   
HIST 1120 WORLD CIVILIZATION FROM 1500 TO PRESENT (4.5) HIST 121 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500 CE (3)   
HIST 2200 LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY (4.5) HIST 171 HISTORY OF LATIN AMERICA (3)   
PHIL 1030 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS (4.5) PHIL 106 PHILOSOPHY AND CURRENT ISSUES (3)   
PHIL 2200 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE RELIGION (4.5) RELG 108 WORLD RELIGIONS (3)   
SOCI 1100 NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (4.5) ETHN 201 INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES (3)   
SOCI 1250 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (4.5) ANTH 110 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY (3)   
SOCI 2050 CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS (4.5) SOCI 180 SOCIAL PROBLEMS (3) 08/01/2019 
SOCI 2060 MULTICULTURAL ISSUES (4.5) SOCI 217 SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY (3) 08/01/2017 
SOCI 2160 MARITAL AND FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS (4.5) SOCI 226 FAMILIES AND SOCIETY (3) 08/01/2016 
ACE 10
Integration of Abilities and Capacities in a Creative or Scholarly Product

UNL requires ACE 10 to be completed at UNL.

Pre-Engineering -- Seminar
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ENGR 1010 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING DESIGN (4.5) GNCR XXX GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT   
Pre-Engineering -- Life Science
Complete this three-course Biology Sequence
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BIOS 1111 BIOLOGY I (5.0)
BIOS 1121 BIOLOGY II (5.0)
BIOS 1130 BIOLOGY III (5.0)
GNCR XXX GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT
LIFE 120 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY I (3)
LIFE 120L FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY I LABORATORY (1)
LIFE 121 FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY II (3)
LIFE 121L FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY II LABORATORY (1)
08/01/2013 
Pre-Engineering -- Statics
College may sub for MECH 223 with appropriate score on placement exam.
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ENGR 2020 ENGINEERING STATICS (4.5) GNCR XXX GENERAL ELECTIVE CREDIT 08/01/2017 
Pre-Engineering -- Computer Programing
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ENGR 1020 MATLAB PROGRAMMING (4.5) CSCE 155N COMPUTER SCIENCE I: ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE FOCUS (3)   
Pre-Engineering -- CAD
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DRAF 1100 AUTOCAD FUNDAMENTALS (9) BSEN 130 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (2)   
Pre-Engineering -- Organic Chemistry
Complete this three-course sequence
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CHEM 2320 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY (6) CHEM 251 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I (3)
CHEM 253 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY I LABORATORY (1)
  


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