Central Community College

Units Required for Admission

Suggested courses to remove UNL admission deficiencies for students who graduated high school January 1997 or later.

One community college course = one unit (year) of high school work.

Table showing Units Required for Admission and Courses to Clear Deficiency
Units Required Courses to Clear Deficiencies

English: 4

Intensive reading & writing experience.

  • ENGL 1010 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1020 Writing and Research
  • ENGL 2100 Intro to Literature
  • ENGL 2340 American Literature

Foreign Language: 2

In 1 language.

  • SPAN 1020 Beginning Spanish II
    • some students may need to complete SPAN 1010 to prepare for SPAN 1020
  • SPAN 1010 Beginning Spanish I
  • SPAN 1020 Beginning Spanish II

Mathematics: 4

Algebra I, algebra II, geometry, a 4th year that builds on algebra.

  • Algebra I: MATH 1130-Elementary Algebra
  • Geometry (not available)
  • Algebra II:
    • Math 1140
    • OR, Math -Intermediate Algebra
  • 4th Year Math course that builds upon Algebra II:
    • MATH 1150 - College Algebra
    • OR, MATH 1410 - Precalculus

Natural Sciences: 3

At least 2 from biology, chemistry, physics & earth sciences. At least 1 lab.

If you are deficient in a lab, you MUST take a science course that has a lab. All courses below have a lab unless designated otherwise:

  • BIOS 1010 General Biology
  • CHEM 1050 Elements of Chemistry
  • CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I
  • HLTH 1470 Nutrition (no lab)
  • PHYS 1100 Physical Science
  • PHYS 1410 General Physics I
  • BIOS 1060 Environmental Science
  • BIOS 2490 Principles of Microbiology
  • PHYS 1010 Earth Science (no lab)

Social Sciences: 3

1 or 2 units history AND 1 or 2 units American government, geography OR 1 other social science.

  • ANTH 1100 Introduction to Anthropology
  • ECON 2110 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2120 Principles of Microeconomics
  • GEOG 1400 Cultural Geography
  • HIST 1000 Western Civilization to 1700
  • HIST 1010 Western Civilization after 1700
  • HIST 1700 World Civilizations to 1500
  • HIST 1710 World Civilizations after 1500
  • HIST 2010 American History to 1877
  • HIST 2020 American History after 1877
  • POLS 1000 American Government
  • POLS 1600 International Relations
  • PSYC 1810 Intro to Psychology
  • SOCI 1010 Intro to Sociology
  • SOCI 2010 Social Problems

Note: Your UNL college will determine whether or not courses used to meet admission requirements can also apply toward your UNL degree requirements.