1. A minimum total of 125 semester hours must be earned, of which 40 hours must be in 300 or 400 (Junior/Senior) level courses. Such courses must be taken at a four-year college or university. Courses with numbers lower than 100 will not count toward any degree program.
  2. A minimum of 32 semester hours applicable to the selected degree program must be earned through UNK.
  3. Correspondence study applicable to any undergraduate degree is limited to a maximum of 12 semester hours, regardless of source or institution awarding the correspondence course credit.
  4. Graduation is dependent upon a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 "C" considering all courses taken at any University of Nebraska campus. This minimum GPA must also be earned in all courses needed to fulfill competency requirements within a comprehensive major, or within the major and minor programs of study, or within the endorsement areas in teacher education programs. Individual departments, however, may establish higher minimum standards.
  5. Students must complete a minimum of 45 hours of General Studies courses and must complete all requirements for their major/minor and endorsement areas.
  6. Students who have completed an undergraduate degree and wish to earn a second different bachelor's degree may do so only upon completion of 30 additional hours beyond the minimum required for the first degree.
  7. Since all degrees require at least one mathematics course, it is strongly recommended that students start taking their mathematics courses no later than the second semester of their freshman year.
  8. Students who matriculate at UNK during fall 2007 or thereafter are required to complete 6 hours of Writing Intensive (WI) and 6 hours of Cultural Diversity (CD) courses. Academic departments have designated a minimum of 3 hours as WI within each program of study. Designated courses will serve as the basis for writing assessment within the program.
    • Writing Intensive Courses are designed to further develop writing skills. In general, writing intensive courses (1) provide students with the opportunity to revise their written work in order to develop their writing skills and (2) use a grading system in which a significant portion of the student's grade is based on written work. Courses which meet this requirement are designated WI in the class schedule. NOTE: ENG 101 and ENG 102GS DO NOT apply to this requirement.
    • Cultural Diversity Courses are designed to enhance an understanding of cultural diversity. In general, cultural diversity courses expose students to the experiences and values of groups and cultures which have been underrepresented in portrayals of American life. Courses which meet this requirement are designated CD in the class schedule.
    • Students who matriculated prior to fall 2007 will continue to follow the WI/CD requirements in place for their catalog year. Students are encouraged to consult their degree audit or contact the Registrar's Office for assistance.

25 Feb 2010