University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Aug 14, 2020  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

General Studies, B.G.S. (TMCC)


Students who start their career at Truckee Meadows Community College may complete a Bachelor of General Studies degree by following the course of study described below.

TMCC Program to be completed - Associate of Arts


  • A candidate for a bachelor’s degree must earn a minimum of 120 units, at least 42 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. A minimum of 60 units must be taken at a 4-year institution with a minimum of 30 units (300-level or above) in residence at the University of Nevada, Reno. 
  • Students who graduate from a Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community college with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or an Associate of Business degree automatically fulfill lower-division general education requirements (CO1-8) at the University unless specific general education courses are required for completion of the student’s major program.
  • To find out how other courses transfer, visit the course equivalency guide.
  • See the General Studies, B.G.S. program description  for a four-year recommended schedule for completion of degree requirements.

NOTE: This transfer agreement has been created specifically for the programs listed above and only applies to students who complete the associate’s degree listed. If the associate’s degree is not earned, or a new program is selected, the transfer and articulation of listed courses, as well as fulfilled degree requirements, could be impacted.

Contact Information


University of Nevada, Reno
Transfer Center
(775) 784-4700 option 2
http://www.unr.edu/transfer
Fitzgerald Student Services Building, Second Floor

University Advising Center 
(775) 784-4684
advising@unr.edu
PSAC 405

TMCC Academic Advisement 
(775) 673-7062
http://www.tmcc.edu/advisement/
Red Mountain Building, Room 111

To ensure a successful transition to the University and graduation in four years, students must work with academic advisors at UNR and TMCC throughout their career.

Students may earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Business degree after transferring to the University via reverse transfer  . Talk with an academic advisor at TMCC and/or UNR about this opportunity.

The Co-Admission program may provide the least costly route to a bachelors degree, including personalized academic advising from both institutions, certainty on how your specific courses will transfer and the exchange of transcripts between institutions at no additional cost to you.

Recommended Schedule


For information about the Core Objectives (CO) 1-14, please visit the Core Curriculum  chapter in the catalog.

Associate’s First Semester (15 units)


  • ENG 101 - Composition I (3 units) OR
  • ENG 113 - Composition I for International Students (3 units)
     
  • Mathematics (3 units) CO2
  • Social Science (3 units) CO6
  • Fine Arts (3 units) CO7
  • BGS Social Sciences (3 units) *

Associate’s Second Semester (15 units)


  • ENG 102 - Composition II (3 units) CO1, CO3 OR
  • ENG 114 - Composition II For International Students (3 units) CO1, CO3
     
  • Science (3 units) CO4L
  • BGS Communication & English (3 units) *
  • BGS Humanities/Fine Arts (3 units) *
  • BGS Breadth Requirement (3 units) *

Associate’s Third Semester (15 units)


  • Humanities (3 units) CO5 Recommended:
    • CH 201 - Ancient and Medieval Cultures (3 units) CO5 OR
    • CH 202 - The Modern World (3 units) CO5
  • TMCC Diversity (3 units) Recommended: PHIL 210 - World Religions (3 units) CO10, CO11
  • BGS Breadth Requirement (3 units) *
  • BGS Social Sciences Course (3 units) *
  • BGS Communication & English (3 units) *

Associate’s Fourth Semester (15 units)


  • U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (3 units) CO5, CO8 Recommended: CH 203 - American Experiences and Constitutional Change (3 units) CO5, CO8
  • Science (3 units) CO4, CO4L
  • BGS Breadth Requirement (3 units) *
  • BGS Cluster (3 units) *
  • BGS Cluster (3 units) *

NOTE: Students entering the BGS transfer agreement will need to request a Foreign Language requirement waiver for the AA.

Bachelor’s Fifth Semester (15 units)


  • Science, Technology & Society (3 units) CO9
  • BGS Natural Sciences Course (3 units) 
  • BGS Breadth Requirement (3 units)
  • BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units)

Bachelor’s Sixth Semester (15 units)


  • Capstone Integration & Synthesis (3 units) CO13
  • BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level Electives (3 units)

Bachelor’s Seventh Semester (15 units)


  • Application (3 units) CO14
  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units)
  • 300-400 Level Global Context Course (3 units) CO11
  • 300-400 Level Ethics (3 units) CO12

Bachelor’s Eighth Semester (15 units)


  • 300-400 Level BGS Cluster (3 units) 
  • 300-400 Level Electives (9 units)
  • General Elective (3 units)

Legend


* Course fulfills specific program requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Disclaimer: The provisions of this transfer agreement do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, between any applicant or student and the University of Nevada, Reno. The university reserves the right to make changes in degree requirements, degree offerings, schedules, course offerings, and other university standards to meet circumstances which may arise after publishing this information online.