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Nebraska Now Courses

In Nebraska Now courses, you'll learn what professors and classmates expect of each other in a real, Big Ten college setting. If you plan to attend Nebraska as a degree-seeking student, many of the core class requirements can be completed by taking Nebraska Now courses. You'll get a better head start in Nebraska Now than in any other college preparation program.

Registering for Courses

You may register for Nebraska Now courses one business day after you are officially admitted to the program. Please visit the How to Apply page to view instructions for the application process.

We have included a list of available Nebraska Now courses below. In the Nebraska Now program, you can take up to 6 credit hours per semester for a flat rate of $330 per class. If you are admitted and ready to register for Nebraska Now courses, please visit the Registration and Getting Started page.

All Nebraska Now courses are offered online unless specifically designated as on-campus. If you wish to take a course on campus, you will need to submit immunization records to the University Health Center.

Application and Registration Dates


  • Applications and registration for Summer 2024 courses open March 4, 2024.
  • Summer 2024 applications must be submitted by May 16, 2024.

Achievement-Centered Education

What is ACE?

Our Achievement-Centered Education (ACE) general education program is built on student learning outcomes that answer the fundamental question, "What should all undergraduate students—irrespective of their majors and career aspirations—know or be able to do upon graduation?" If you're wondering how ACE courses might apply toward a potential degree at Nebraska, we encourage you to browse the Undergraduate Catalog. Here, you can search by course title or ACE requirement to see how Nebraska Now courses will fit into future degree plans.

Summer 2024 Courses

We have included a list of available Nebraska Now courses below. If you are officially admitted and ready to register for courses, please visit the Registration and Getting Started page for your next steps. If you are not admitted, please visit the How to Apply page.

College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

  • Introduction to the Economics of Agriculture (AECN 141)

    • Call Number: 2038
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6
  • The Science of Food (FDST 131)

    • Call Number: 2211
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4
  • Plant Science (PLAS 131)

    • Call Number: 2320
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 110)

    • Call Number: 3028
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6, 9
  • Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 212)

    • Call Number: 8582
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6
  • Introduction to Human Geography (GEOG 140)

    • Call Number: 8583
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

  • Survey of Criminal Justice (CRIM 101)

    • Call Number: 8276
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6

College of Education and Human Sciences

  • Human Development and the Family (CYAF 160)

    • Call Number: 3332
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6