For Students


UNK's General Studies Program has changed for the 2020-21 academic year.  Students, to view your General Studies Program requirements refer to the academic catalog for your catalog year.  UNK’s General Studies program changed for the 2020-21 academic year.  Students on the 2020-21 catalog should refer to the 2021-22 catalog or their degree audit for approved general studies courses.

UNK's General Studies program is a diverse set of courses that provides the foundational knowledge that society expects an educated citizen to have. The General Studies program provides the skill-set necessary for life-long learning and provides students the opportunity to explore diverse subjects and/or areas of interest.

General Studies Mission:

The UNK General Studies program helps students acquire knowledge and abilities to: understand the world, make connections across disciplines, and contribute to the solution of contemporary problems.

LOPERs General Studies Program Purpose, Categories, & Learning Outcomes (.pdf)

Appeals Information

LOPER 126 List of Topics