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Division of Continuing Studies

Bachelor of General Studies Option I

General Requirements -- 41 hours
Includes nine hours of English composition and writing, Intermediate Algebra or equivalent, three hours of public speaking, eight hours of natural and physical sciences (one course with a lab), nine hours of humanities and fine arts, and 9 hours of social and behavioral sciences. Click here to go to the General Education Approved Courses list.

Area of Concentration -- 30 hours (minimum)
The required hours may come from one department, or you may use 21 or more credits in an area with up to nine in one allied field. Nine of the total hours must be in UNO upper division courses.

Secondary Field #1 -- 12 hours

Secondary Field #2 -- 12 hours

Each secondary field must be pure, that is, all 12 credits must be from the same discipline. Your area of concentration may not be used as a secondary field. However, the allied field (if any) may be used. A secondary field can lead to a minor.

Electives -- 25 hours
Electives may include any excess credit in general education, concentration or secondary fields.

Cultural Diversity -- 6 hours
Six hours of cultural diversity course work must be included in your total hours. Cultural diversity requirements include three hours in U.S.Diversity and three hours in Global Diversity.

Total -- 120 hours (minimum)

For more detailed information, refer to the UNO undergraduate catalog or call (402) 554-2370 to talk to an academic adviser.