Northeast Community College

UNK General Studies Requirements for Northeast 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 1010, 1100, 1150, 1200, 2030, 2050                          

 Oral Communication - 3 hours required

SPCH 1010, 1100                  

 Democracy in Perspective - 3 hours required

BRDC 1010, JOUR 1010                             

 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

ARTS 1600, MUSC 1550, THEA 1010,  2150     

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

A. English                       

ENGL 2100, 2110, 2120, 2140, 2150, 2160, 2200, 2210, 2720, 2730

B. History 

HIST 1030, 1040, 1050, 1060, 2010, 2020

C. Modern Languages

SPAN 2100

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

B. Economics

ECON 2110, 2120

C. Ethnic Studies

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D. Family Studies and Interior Design

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E. Geography

GEOG 1020

F. Industrial Technology

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G. International Studies

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H. Political Science

POLS 1000

I. Psychology

PSYC 1810, 2200

J. Sociology

SOCI 1010

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, 1050 & 1090, 2030

B. Chemistry 

CHEM 1140, 1160, 2030

C. Geography

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D. Physics and Physical Science

PHYS 1100, 1130, 1140, 2030, 2040

 Analytical & Quantitative Thought - 0-6 hours required

BSAD 2030, INFO 1010, 1020, 1100, 1400, 2500, 2550 MUSC 1220                         

 Wellness - 0-6 hours required

BSAD 1040, ECON 1040, HOEC 1050, HPER 1200, 1210, 1220, 1230, 1240, 1250, 1260, 1270, 1290, 1300, 1310, 1326, 1330

 
 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