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Colleges / University of Nebraska at Kearney

Nebraska Kearney Academics

University of Nebraska at Kearney requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Nebraska Kearney does accept transfer credits. Additionally, Nebraska Kearney has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Nebraska Kearney offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take at Nebraska Kearney?

Nebraska Kearney has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Nebraska Kearney

When choosing a major, Nebraska Kearney students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Nebraska Kearney below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Nebraska Kearney does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Nebraska Kearney Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Nebraska Kearney offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Nebraska Kearney Have An Online Program?

Nebraska Kearney has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Nebraska Kearney Give AP Credit?

Does Nebraska Kearney Have An Honors Program?

Nebraska Kearney offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants.

Does Nebraska Kearney Require Internships?

Nebraska Kearney does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Nebraska Kearney has an Army ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Nebraska Kearney include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at Nebraska Kearney

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

For more information on possible dual degree options at Nebraska Kearney, contact the university directly.

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Nebraska Kearney Majors & Subject Areas

Agricultural Business and Management, General
Journalism, Other
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Elementary Education and Teaching
Business Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Rhetoric and Composition
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Chemistry, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Social Work
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Operations Management and Supervision
History, General

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