University General Course Catalog 2016-2017 
    May 30, 2023  

Nevada Teach Secondary Education and Agricultural Sciences, B.S./B.S. in Ed.

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The dual degree Bachelor of Science with majors in Nevada Teach Secondary Education and Agricultural Science provides students with a solid background in agricultural science and secondary teaching certification.  Students who successfully complete the program will have fulfilled all course requirements for state licensure in the area of agricultural education at the secondary school level.

Contact Information

Students should contact the College of Education 
Students Advising Center, WRB 2005


Tracy Shane
147 Fleischmann Agriculture
(775) 784-6188

Transfer to Nevada

Use the transfer agreement   and the degree planner (available by clicking Print degree planner icon at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval. For lower division coursework not available at your current institution, please review the Reverse Transfer agreement  or the Co-Admission program for options.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access established transfer course equivalencies to assist in your planning. 

Admission Requirements

Students must be eligible to enroll in MATH 127  OR MATH 176  and ENG 101  to be admitted to NevadaTeach 

Graduation Requirements


Total Units 120
Cumulative GPA 2.0
University GPA 2.0
Major GPA 2.0
Residency Requirement 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
Major Residency Requirement 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
Upper-Division Requirement 40 Upper-Division Units
Half Program Units/4 Year Institution 60 Units


I. Silver Core General Education Requirements (26-29 units)

NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Silver Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Silver Core Writing and Prerequisite (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3

B. Silver Core Mathematics and Prerequisite (3 units minimum) - CO2

C. Silver Core Natural Sciences (8 units) - CO4, CO4L

D. Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6

E. Silver Core Fine Art (3 units) - CO7

Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

F. Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8

II. Additional Silver Core Requirements (4 units maximum)

Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Silver Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society Course - CO9

B. Diversity & Equity Course - CO10

C. Global Context Course - CO11

D. Ethics Course - CO12

E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13

F. Application Course - CO14

III. Additional College Requirements (0 units)

IV. Major Requirements (85 units)

A. Agriculture Sciences Requirements (37 units)

III. Agricultural Economics Requirements (3 units)

IV. Agronomy & Horticulture Requirements (10 units)

V. Agricultural Mechanics (5 units)

  • WELD 211/212 – Welding I/Welding I Practice (5 units @ TMCC)
  • One additional class related to Agriculture Mechanics is recommended (3 units @ TMCC)

V. Minor Requirements (0 units)

VI. Electives (2-5 units)

VII. Recommended Schedule

First Year

Second Year

Third Year

Fourth Year

Fall Semester (15 units)

Spring Semester (13 units)

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