How to Use the Catalog

Welcome to the University of Nebraska at Kearney Undergraduate Catalog. This website contains the full catalog information, accessible by navigating the menu above. Each section is described below.

The Academic Calendar in the beginning of this catalog emphasizes noteworthy dates in the academic year.

The General Information section provides a history of UNK, as well as information about the facilities and policies on campus.

The Admissions Information section outlines the appropriate procedures for applying to UNK as a freshman or transfer student.

The Financial Information section provides specific figures about the cost of a UNK education. Students will find information regarding room and board, books and other fees in order to plan for expenses, as well as information about how UNK can help qualified students meet educational expenses with financial assistance through a combination of scholarships, grants, loans and part-time employment.

The Student Life and Co-Curricular Activities section introduces students to useful services and provides descriptions on the many clubs and organizations at UNK.

The Academic Information section explains the degrees, academic programs, and opportunities available to students. The Academic Regulations detail the various procedures, requirements and regulations that affect students while at UNK. The institutional academic policies described in the Academic Information section are subject to change. While program-specific requirements are tied to the student's catalog, every student is held to the most current version of the institutional academic policies.

The General Studies Information section explains the General Studies Program in detail, including the list of General Studies courses.

The Departments and Programs section lists departments and programs in alphabetical order. Each listing contains the names of the chair and faculty, as well as department objectives and policies, and a list of majors, minors and endorsements offered.

In Programs of Study, requirements for the degree programs, minors and endorsements are detailed. These are listed in alphabetical order.

Descriptions of the courses offered by UNK are available in the Courses section, including the number, title, hours, and a brief summary of the course content.

Information about the UNMC College of Nursing - Kearney Division, including admission procedures, program of study and course offerings is listed in this separate section.

The Faculty section lists full-time faculty members in alphabetical order.

In addition, lists of the Bachelor’s degree programs organized by degree type are available under letter B of the index. A list of minors is also available.

General Studies Portal and Capstone offerings vary by semester. Portal and capstone descriptions for the current semester are available on the General Studies website.

For Student Affairs policies and information, see the Student Handbook.