General Studies Requirements for Teacher Certification

* Depending on the student's endorsement, certain General Studies courses may be required, please check the catalog for specific endorsement requirements.

This check sheet does not replace the General Studies review completed by the Registrar. It is to be used for advising purposes in conjunction with the review by the Registrar. More specific General Studies may be required for the student's major.

UNK General Studies Requirements

Minimum Hours
Required

Course Options

I. Foundational Core
A. Written Communication- 3 hrs
B. Math- 3 hrs *
C. Oral Communication- 3hrs
D. Democracy in Perspective- 3 hrs

12


ENG 102 - (Must have grade of "C" or better)
MATH 102 or higher
SPCH 100 - (Must have a grade of "C" or better)
TE 100 - (Must have a grade of "C" or better)

II. Portal Course

3

Students may take any course numbered 188 in any department to satisfy the portal requirement.
Students are encouraged to take the Portal course in a discipline other than their intended major or minor.

III. Distribution

27

A. Aesthetics 3-6 hrs *

ART 100, 120; DANC 122; MUS 100,101,106,107,159,347,348;THEA 120,121

B. Humanities 6-9 hrs *

ENG 235H, 240H, 250, 251, 252, 253, 254, 280H; HIST 210, 211, 212, 215, 250, 251 FREN 200, 201; GERM 200, 201, 204; SPAN 200, 201, 204; PHIL 100, 120, 250, 251, 253, 254, 260; SPCH 154

C. Social Science 6-9 hrs *
(Must take PSCI 110)

CJUS 101, 375, 380; ECON 100, 270, 271; ETHS 101; FSID 151, 351; GEOG 104, 106, 206; ITEC 210; PSCI 110, 168, 280H

D. Natural Science 7-11 hrs *

BIOL 103, 105, 106, 211, 215; CHEM 145, 150, 160, 161; GEOG 101, 102, 103, 209; PHYS 100, 107, 131H, 132H, 155, 201, 205, 206, 209, 210, 211, 275, 276

E. Analytical & Quantitative 0-6

CSIS 100, 108, 111, 112, 130; ITEC 150; MATH 330; MGT 233; MIS 182; MUS 200; PSY 250

F. Wellness 0-6

PE 150

IV. Capstone

3

Students may take any course numbered 388 in any department to satisfy the capstone requirement
Students are encouraged to take the Capstone course in a discipline other than their major or minor.

Total Hours

45