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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Academics

University of Nebraska-Lincoln requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree. If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, University of Nebraska-Lincoln has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 67% of students who started college at University of Nebraska-Lincoln complete all the credits required within six years.

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

What Classes Do I Have To Take at University of Nebraska-Lincoln?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 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 are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Majors at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major 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.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major.

Does University of Nebraska-Lincoln Offer Learning Disability Services?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 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 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Offer Online Classes?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does University of Nebraska-Lincoln Give AP Credit?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does University of Nebraska-Lincoln Have An Honors Program?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does University of Nebraska-Lincoln Require Internships?

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 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 college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy 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 University of Nebraska-Lincoln include: - an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus - a Navy ROTC branch unit on campus - an Air Force branch unit on campus

Dual Degree Programs at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers these dual degree programs: - Design/architecture with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, animal science/veterinary science with Iowa State University

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Majors & Subject Areas

Agriculture, General
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Floriculture/Floristry Operations and Management
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Health
Food Science
Agronomy and Crop Science
Horticultural Science
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
Range Science and Management
Plant Sciences, Other
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Environmental Studies
Natural Resources Management and Policy
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Interior Architecture
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Western European Studies
Women's Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Broadcast Journalism
Journalism, Other
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Agricultural Teacher Education
Art Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Reading Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Science Teacher Education
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
French Language Teacher Education
German Language Teacher Education
Physics Teacher Education
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
Education, Other
Engineering, General
Agricultural Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Construction Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Biological/Biosystems Engineering
Engineering, Other
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Telecommunications Technology/Technician
Industrial Technology/Technician
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Russian Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Latin Language and Literature
Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
Family Resource Management Studies, General
Family and Consumer Economics and Related Services, Other
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Housing and Human Environments, General
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Apparel and Textiles, General
Textile Science
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, Other
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence
International Law and Legal Studies
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Botany/Plant Biology
Microbiology, General
Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Museology/Museum Studies
Nutrition Sciences
International/Global Studies
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Psychology, General
Educational Psychology
Forensic Science and Technology
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Economics, General
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government, General
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Music, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant
Athletic Training/Trainer
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Business Administration and Management, General
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Banking and Financial Support Services
Investments and Securities
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Management Science
Actuarial Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Marketing Research
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
History, General

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