Metropolitan Community College

UNK General Studies Requirements for Metropolitan Community College

I.   Foundational Core - 12 Hours Required 

 Written Communication - 3 hours required

 

ENGL 1020                                             

 

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

 

MATH 1410, 1420, 1430

 

 Oral Communication - 3 hours required

 

SPCH 1110                                       

 

 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

 

MUSC 1010, 1050, THEA 1000

 

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

 

A. English                       

ENGL 2450, 2460, 2470, 2490, 2510, 2520, 2530, 2610, 2620, 2900

B. History 

HIST 1010, 1020, 1110, 1120, 2050, 2200

C. Modern Languages

FREN 2010, FREN 2020, SPAN 2110, SPAN 2120

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                   

CRIM 1010, 2300

B. Economics

ECON 1000, 1100

C. Ethnic Studies

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D. Family Studies and Interior Design

SOCI 2160

E. Geography

GEOG 1010, 1050, 2150

F. Industrial Technology

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G. International Studies

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H. Political Science

POLS 2050

I. Psychology

PSYC 1010, 1120

J. Sociology

SOCI 1010, 1250

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                    

BIOS 1010, 1110 & 1120 & 1130, 2150

B. Chemistry 

CHEM 1010, 1210 & 1211, 1212, 1220, 2310

C. Geography

GEOG 1150, 1160

D. Physics and Physical Science

PHYS 110A & 110B & 110C, 111A & 111B & 111C,  210A & 210B & 210C, 211A & 211B & 211C
SCIE 1010, 1300 (no lab), 1300 & 1310 (w/lab) 

 

 Analytical & Quantitative Thought - 0-6 hours required

 

INFO 1111, 1212, 1213, 1523                                           

 

 Wellness - 0-6 hours required

 

FINA 1200, PSYC 2350                           

 

 

 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