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Undergraduate Programs

Nine colleges offer 183 undergraduate programs in many fields at UNO. For full program descriptions and detailed requirements, see UNO's Course Catalog.

College of Arts & Sciences

Minimum required GPA: 2.0

Read more about these programs at the College of Arts & Sciences.

  • Anthropology (Minor Only)
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Black Studies
    - African American Studies
    - African Studies
  • Chemistry
    - Medicinal Chemistry
  • Chicano Latino Studies (Minor Only)
  • Economics
  • English
    - American Literature
    - British/Irish/Anglophone Literature
    - Creative Nonfiction
    - Language Studies
  • Environmental Studies
    - Analytical Sciences
    - Earth Sciences
    - Geography & Planning
    - Life Sciences
  • Foreign Language & Literature
    - French
    - German
    - Spanish
  • General Science
  • Geography
    - Information Science & Technology
    - Travel & Tourism
  • Geology
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Studies
    - Area Studies
    - Global Strategic Studies
    - Management & Business Leadership
    - Nonprofit Management & Leadership
    - Global IT Leadership & Management
  • Latino/Latin American Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medieval/Renaissance Studies (Minor Only)
  • Neuroscience
  • Native American Studies (Minor Only)
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
    - Foreign & National Security Affairs
    - Government Affairs & Civic Engagement
    - Law & the Courts
    - Political Theory
    - Race, Ethnicity, & Gender Politics
  • Psychology
    - Cognitive Science
    - Developmental Psychology
    - Forensic Psychology
    - Industrial-Organizational Psychology
    - Mental Health
    - Neuroscience and Behavior
    - School Psychology
  • Religion
  • Russian (Minor Only)
  • Sociology
    - Anthropology
    - Inequality & Social Justice
    - Organizational Psychology
  • Women’s & Gender Studies
  • Pre-Professional Programs
    - Chiropractic
    - Clinical Laboratory Science
    - Dental
    - Dental Hygiene
    - Law
    - Medicine
    - Nursing
    - Occupational Therapy
    - Optometry
    - Pharmacy
    - Physical Therapy
    - Physician’s Assistant
    - Radiation Science Technology
    - Respiratory Care
    - Technical Sciences
    - Veterinary Medicine

College of Business Administration

Minimum required GPA: 2.5

Read more about these programs at the College of Business Administration.

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Banking & Financial Markets
  • Business Economics
  • Business Finance
  • Economics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Investment Science & Portfolio Management
  • Legal Studies
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate & Land Use Economics

College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media

Minimum required GPA: 2.5

Read more about these programs at the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media.

  • Art History
  • Broadcasting
    - Broadcast News
    - New Media
  • Creative Writing
    - Creative Nonfiction
    - Fiction and Poetry
  • Journalism
    - Media Studies
    - News Editorial
    - Public Relations & Advertising
  • Music Education K-12
    - Brass
    - Keyboard
    - Percussion
    - String
    - Voice
    - Woodwind
  • Music Performance
    - Brass
    - Composition
    - Keyboard
    - Percussion
    - String
    - Technology
    - Voice
    - Woodwind
  • Speech Communication
  • Studio Art
    - Graphic Design
    - Media Arts
    - Studio Art with K-12 Certification
    - Three Dimensional Arts
    - Two Dimensional Arts
  • Theatre
    - Acting & Directing
    - Design & Technical Theatre

College of Education

Minimum required GPA: 2.5

Read more about these 15 programs at the College of Education.

  • Athletic Training
  • Community Health
  • Elementary Education
  • Elementary Special Education
    - Sign Language Interpreter
  • Library Science
  • Physical Education
    - Exercise Science
  • Public Health
  • Recreation & Leisure Studies
    - Recreation
    - Recreation Management
  • Secondary Education
    - Middle Grades Endorsement 4-9
  • Speech-Language Pathology

College of Information Science & Technology

Minimum required GPA: 2.5

Read more about these programs at the College of Information Science & Technology.

  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science
    - Game Programming
    - Information Assurance
    - Internet Technologies
  • Information Assurance
  • IT Innovation
  • Management Information Systems
    - Decision Support & Knowledge
    - Information Assurance
    - Global IT Leadership & Management
    - i-Business Application Development
    - IT Audit & Control
    - Internet Technologies

College of Public Affairs & Community Service

Minimum required GPA: 2.0

Read more about these programs at the College of Public Affairs & Community Service.

  • Aviation
    - Air Transport Administration
    - Professional Flight
  • Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
    - Aviation Administration
    - Criminology and Criminal Justice
    - Information Technology and Communication
    - Intelligence and Security
    - Public Administration and Management
  • Social Work
  • Gerontology (Certificate Only)

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

Minimum required GPA: 2.0

Read more about these programs from the UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. While they are administered by UNL, students can apply through UNO and attend courses on the UNO campus.

  • Pre-Agricultural Sciences
  • Pre-Food Science & Technology
  • Pre-Horticulture
  • Pre-Natural Resources
  • Pre-Turfgrass and Landscape Management

College of Architecture

Minimum required GPA: 3.0

Read more about these programs from the UNL College of Architecture. While they are administered by UNL, students can apply through UNO and attend courses on the UNO campus.

  • Pre-Architecture
  • Pre-Interior Design
  • Pre-Landscape Architecture

College of Engineering

See UNO's Course Catalog for Engineering Requirements. Note: There is no minimum ACT requirement for international students.

Read more about these programs from the UNL College of Engineering. While they are administered by the UNL campus, students can apply through UNO and attend courses on the UNO campus.

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Pre-Agricultural Engineering
  • Pre-Biological Systems Engineering
  • Pre-Electrical Engineering
  • Pre-Mechanical Engineering

List updated December 2013.

Division of Continuing Studies

The Division of Continuing Studies in UNO's College of Public Affairs & Community Service offers the Bachelors of General Studies Degree. A great option for adult students returning to college, the degree combines university-level quality with flexible scheduling for busy professionals. Applicants must be at least 21 years old. The General Studies Degree offers more than 40 Areas of Concentration.