Indian Hills Community College

UNK General Studies Requirements for Indian Hills Community College

 I.   Foundational Core - 12 Hours Required 

 Written Communication - 3 hours required

ENG 106                                          

 Math - 3 hours of Math or Statistics required (Math 090, 101 and 104 do not count as General Studies)

MATH 125, 140, 156                                        

 Oral Communication - 3 hours required

SPC 112                                   

 Democracy in Perspective - 3 hours required

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 II.   Portal Course - 3 Hours Required 

Students may take any course numbered 188 in any department to satisfy the portal requirement.  Students are strongly encouraged to complete the Portal course requirement during their first or second semester at UNK.  Students transferring in 24 or more hours of General Studies credit are exempt from taking the Portal.

 III.   Distribution - 27 Hours Required (22 hours in minimum requirements; 5 hours of electives)

 Aesthetics - 3-6 hours required

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 Humanities - 6-9 hours from at least two disciplines required

A. English                       

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B. History 

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C. Modern Languages

FLS 231

D. Speech

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E. Philosophy

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 Social Sciences - 6-9 hours from at least two disciplines required

A. Criminal Justice                   

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B. Economics

ECN 120

C. Ethnic Studies

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D. Family Studies and Interior Design

SOC 120, 261

E. Geography

GEO 121

F. Industrial Technology

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G. International Studies

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H. Political Science

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I. Psychology

PSY 111, 121

J. Sociology

SOC 110

K. Social Science

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L. Speech

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M. Women's Studies

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 Natural Sciences - 7-11 hours from at least two disciplines required, at least one of the courses must have a laboratory component.

A. Biology                    

BIO 101 & 103, BIO 121 & 122, BIO 161 & 199, BIO 187

B. Chemistry 

CHEM 121, 132, 157 & 158, 157 & 158 & 159, 166, 176

C. Geography

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D. Physics and Physical Science

PHS 184 & 186, PHY 101 & 102, PHY 151 & 152 & 153

 Analytical & Quantitative Thought - 0-6 hours required

BCA 101                                        

 Wellness - 0-6 hours required

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 IV.   Capstone Course - 3 Hours Required 
Students may take any course numbered 388 in any department to satisfy the capstone requirement.  The Capstone is open to juniors and seniors, and to students within 6 hours of completion of their General Studies requirements. 

Total Hours Required for General Studies = 45