UNK General Studies Requirements for Mid-Plains 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 1150, 1200, 1250, 1350, 2000               

 

 Oral Communication - 3 hours required 

 

SPCH 1010, 1090, 1110

 

 Democracy in Perspective - 3 hours required

 

EDUC 1310, JOUR 1000, POLS 1700, SOCI 1130

 

 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 1000, 1010, MUSC 1010, THEA 1010

 

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

 

A. English                       

ENGL 2010, 2030, 2040, 2050, 2060, 2300, 2460, 2510, 2520
THEA 2130

B. History 

HIST 1000, 1010, 1060, 2010, 2020

C. Modern Languages

FREN 2010, 2020
SPAN 2010, 2020

D. Speech

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E. Philosophy

PHIL 1010

 

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

 

A. Criminal Justice                   

CRIM 1010

B. Economics

ECON 1000, 2110, 2120

C. Ethnic Studies

SOCI 2150

D. Family Studies and Interior Design

SOCI 2250

E. Geography

GEOG 1040, 1400

F. Industrial Technology

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G. International Studies

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H. Political Science

POLS 1000, 1600

I. Psychology

PSYC 1810, 2060

J. Sociology

SOCI 1010, 1120

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 & 1011, 1090 & 1120, 1110

B. Chemistry 

CHEM 1050 & 1051, 1060 & 1061, 1090 & 1091, 1100 & 1101

C. Geography

GEOG 1050

D. Physics and Physical Science

PHYS 1020, 1100 & 1101, 1150 & 1151, 1300 & 1301, 1410 & 1411, 1410 & 1411 & 2410, 1420 & 1421, 1420 & 1421 & 2420

 

 Analytical & Quantitative Thought - 0-6 hours required

 

BSAD 2510, CSCE 1544, 1603, 1604, 1624, 1625, 1643, 1644, 1645, 1664, 1665, 1692, 2020, MATH 2100, INFO 1000, 1060, OFFT 2170, MUSC 1300

 

 Wellness - 0-6 hours required

 

BIOS 1400, BSAD 1100, HLTH 2300, PHED 1140, 1150, 1220, 1240, 1260, 1340, PSYC 2800

 

 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