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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

Spring

  • Applications and registration for Spring 2023 courses open November 1, 2022.
  • Spring 2023 applications must be submitted by January 20, 2023.

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.

Spring 2023 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

  • Water in Society (AECN 109)

    • Call Number: 6085
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4, 8
  • Biotechnology: Food, Health and Environment (AGRI 115)

    • Call Number: 4868
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4
  • Fundamentals of Animal Biology and Industry (ASCI 100)

    • Call Number: 5911
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Animal Products (ASCI 210)

    • Call Number: 4914
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Companion Animal and Equine Behavior (ASCI 271)

    • Call Number: 5260
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Insect Biology (ENTO 115)

    • Call Number: 5004
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4
  • Science of Food (FDST 131)

    • Call Number: 5022
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4
  • Invasive Plant Species: Impacts on Ecosystems (NRES 107)

    • Call Number: 5361
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9
  • Water in Society (NRES 109)

    • Call Number: 6079
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4, 8
  • Invasive Plant Species: Impacts on Ecosystems (PLAS 107)

    • Call Number: 15983
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9
  • Plant Science (PLAS 131)

    • Call Number: 15987
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4
  • Water in Society (SCIL 109)

    • Call Number: 6089
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4, 8

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Introduction to Anthropology (ANTH 110)

    • Call Number: 7276
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6, 9
  • Water in Society (ENVR 109)

    • Call Number: 8147
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4, 8
  • Water in Society (GEOG 109)

    • Call Number: 8196
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 4, 8
  • Introductory Human Geography (GEOG 140)

    • Call Number: 8227
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9
  • American History to 1877 (HIST 110)

    • Call Number: 8233
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 5
  • American History After 1877 (HIST 111)

    • Call Number: 6947
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 5
  • Introduction to East Asian Civilization (HIST 181)

    • Call Number: 8237
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9
  • Calculus III (MATH 208)

    • Call Number: 7663 (Mon/Wed)
    • Call Number: 8563 (Mon-Fri)
    • Credit Hours: 4
    • ACE Outcome: 3
    • On-Campus Only
  • Differential Equations (MATH 221)

    • Call Number: 8659 (Mon/Wed/Fri)
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
    • On-Campus Only
  • Linear Algebra (MATH 314)

    • Call Number: 8264 (Tues/Thurs)
    • Call Number: 8266  (Mon/Wed/Fri)
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
    • On-Campus Only
  • Power and Politics in America (POLS 100)

    • Call Number: 7610
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6, 8
  • International Relations (POLS 160)

    • Call Number: 7145
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9
  • Beginning Russian I (RUSS 101)

    • Call Number: 17265
    • Credit Hours: 5
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Introduction to Sociology (SOCI 101)

    • Call Number: 7197
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6

*Students wishing to enroll in a MATH course through Nebraska Now must first complete the Math Placement Exam. Please refer to the Math Placement Exam website or contact us for more information.

College of Education and Human Sciences

  • Human Development and the Family (CYAF 160)

    • Call Number: 9855
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6
  • Healthy Living (NUTR 100)

    • Call Number: 9456
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Clothing & Society (TMFD 123)

    • Call Number: 9873
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 9

Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts

  • Cave Paintings to Cathedrals (AHIS 101)

    • Call Number: 11172
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 7
  • Renaissance to Modern Art (AHIS 102)

    • Call Number: 12113
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 7

College of Public Affairs and Community Service

  • Survey of Criminal Justice (CRIM 101)

    • Call Number: 13504
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 6

College of Engineering

  • Fundamentals of Computer Science (CSCE 101)

    • Call Number: 10308
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 3
  • Computer Science I: Systems Engineering Focus (CSCE 155E)

    • Call Number: 10396 (lecture)
    • Call Number: 10397 (lab)
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 3
  • Computer Science II (CSCE 156)

    • Call Number: 10399 (lecture)
    • Call Number: 10400 (lab)
    • Credit Hours: 4
    • ACE Outcome: None
    • (Prerequisite: CSCE 155E)

College of Architecture

  • Introduction to Design (DSGN 101)

    • Call Number: 6542
    • Credit Hours: 2
    • ACE Outcome: None
  • Design Thinking (DSGN 110)

    • Call Number: 6626
    • Credit Hours: 3
    • ACE Outcome: 7