Iowa Central Community College

UNK General Studies Requirements for Iowa Central 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)
 

MAT 120, 130, 156                                   

 

 Oral Communication - 3 hours required
 

SPC 101                               

 

 Democracy in Perspective - 3 hours required
 

---------------                                         

 

 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
 

DRA 101, MUS 104                                        

 

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

A. English                       

ENG 180, LIT 101, LIT 114, LIT 155

B. History 

HIS 112, 113, 151, 152

C. Modern Languages

---------------

D. Speech

---------------

E. Philosophy

---------------

 

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

A. Criminal Justice                   

---------------

B. Economics

ECN 120, 130

C. Ethnic Studies

---------------

D. Family Studies and Interior Design

SOC 120

E. Geography

---------------

F. Industrial Technology

---------------

G. International Studies

---------------

H. Political Science

POL 111, 121

I. Psychology

PSY 111, 121

J. Sociology

ANT 105, SOC 110

K. Social Science

---------------

L. Speech

---------------

M. Women's Studies

---------------

 

 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 102 & 103, 125 & 130, 163, 186

B. Chemistry 

CHM 105, 130, 133 & 165, 134 & 175

C. Geography

---------------

D. Physics and Physical Science

PHYS 120, 125, 162, 172, 212, 222

 

 Analytical & Quantitative Thought - 0-6 hours required
 

-------------------------                                          

 

 Wellness - 0-6 hours required
 

PED 125 & 126                              

 

 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