Southeast 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 Composition I
  • ENGL 1015 Composition/Literature
  • ENGL 1020 Composition II
  • ENGL 2100 Intro to Literature

Foreign Language: 2

In 1 language.

  • SPAN 1020 Elementary Spanish II
    • some students may need to complete SPAN 1010 to prepare for SPAN 1020
    OR
  • GERM 1020 Elementary German II
    • some students may need to complete GERM 1010 to prepare for GERM 1020
    OR
  • SIGN 1020
    • some students may need to complete lower level SIGN courses to prepare for SIGN 1020

Mathematics: 4

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

  • Algebra I : MATH 095 Beginning Algebra
  • Algebra I:
    • MATH 0950 Beginning Algebra
    • OR, MATH 0951 + 0952 + 0953 Beginning Algebra Part 1 + 2 + 3
  • Algebra II:
    • MATH 1100 Intermedia Algebra
    • OR, MATH 1101 + 1102 + 1103 Intermediate Algebra Part 1 + 2 + 3
  • Geometry: MATH 0980 Geometry
  • Algebra II: MATH 1100 Intermediate Algebra
  • Fourth year math course that builds upon algebra II:
    • MATH 1150-College Algebra
    • OR, MATH 1200 Trigonometry
    • OR, 1300 Pre-Calculus

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 Chemistry and the Citizen
  • CHEM 1090 General Chemistry I
  • FSDT 1350 Basic Nutrition (no lab)
  • GEOG 1500 Physical Geography (no lab)
  • GEOL 1010 Physical Geology
  • GEOL 1060 Environmental Geology  (no lab)
  • PHYS 1030 Astronomy (no lab)
  • PHYS 1110 Physical Science
  • PHYS 1150 Descriptive Physics
  • PHYS 1410 General Physics I

Social Sciences: 3

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

  • ANTH 10120 Intro to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 1120 General Anthropology
  • ECON 2110 Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2120 Microeconomics
  • GEOG 1400 Intro to Human Geography
  • GEOG 1420 World Regional Geography
  • HIST 1000 Western Tradition I
  • HIST 1010 Western Tradition II
  • HIST 2010 American History I
  • HIST 2020 American History II
  • HIST 2100 World History to 1500
  • HIST 2110 World History 1500 to Present
  • POLS 1000 American Government
  • POLS 1600 Introduction to International Relations
  • PSYC 181 Intro to Psychology
  • SOCI 1010 Introduction 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.