All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (30 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
30 hours from the Department of English (ENGL) beyond ENGL 1160/1164 English Composition II or equivalent.
- An optional allied field of up to 9 hours may be taken in one of the following departments:
- Black Studies
- Foreign Language
- Journalism & Media Communication
- Library Science
- Native American Studies
- Writers Workshop
- Women's and Gender Studies
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites as they are not listed above. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
- Strongly recommended coursework includes:
- ENGL 2410 Critical Approaches to Literature or ENGL 2420 Critical Approaches to Language Studies as the third writing course; if you have already completed your third writing you may use these courses in the area of concentration.
- ENGL 4790 English Career Preparation (1)
- ENGL 4800 English Internship - contact Dr. Tracy Bridgeford at email@example.com
- ENGL 4990 Senior Paper or Project, (this course is attached to an existing 4000-level English course in which a student is currently enrolled and normally added during the first six weeks of the academic semester. The Senior Paper or Project contracts a student to produce a culminating paper or project in an area of the English major. The paper or project produced in conjunction with this course will constitute a student’s most dedicated accomplishment at the end of her or his undergraduate career).
Students interested in graduate studies should contact the graduate advisor in the Department of English about selecting courses that will prepare the student for graduate school.
For career information, check out the Academic and Career Development Center.
Advising appointments may be made in person, over the phone at 402.554.2370 or online using MavTRACK. DCS does not accept walk-in or same-day advising appointments.