University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Aug 14, 2020  

Integrated Elementary Teaching, B.S. in Ed. (TMCC)

Students who start their career at Truckee Meadows Community College may complete a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Integrated Elementary Teaching 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 40 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. A minimum of 60-62 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 Integrated Elementary Teaching, B.S. in Ed. 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
Fitzgerald Student Services Building, Second Floor

College of Education Advising Center 
(775) 784-4298 
WRB 2005

TMCC Academic Advisement 
(775) 673-7062
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 (16 units)

  • ENG 101 - Composition I (3 units) OR
  • ENG 113 - Composition I for International Students (3 units)
  • MATH 126 - Pre-Calculus I (3 units) CO2 *
  • Social Science (3 units) CO6 Required: GEOG 106 - Introduction to Cultural Geography (3 units) CO6, CO11 *
  • Fine Arts (3 units) CO7
  • Elective (3 units) Recommended:
    • ​HDFS 201 - Lifespan Human Development (3 units) * OR
    • HDFS 250 - Introduction to Families (3 units) *

Associate’s Second Semester (15-16 units)

  • ENG 102 - Composition II (3 units) CO1, CO3 OR
  • ENG 114 - Composition II For International Students (3 units) CO1, CO3
  • GEOL 100 - Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Natural Disasters (3 untis) CO4L * OR
  • GEOG 103 - Physical Geography of Earth’s Environment (3 units) * AND
  • GEOG 104 - Physical Geography Lab (1 unit) CO4L *
  • EDU 201 - Introduction to Elementary Education (3 units) *
  • Humanities (3 units) CO5
  • U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (3 units) CO8

Associate’s Third Semester (15 units)

  • CHEM 100 - Molecules and Life in the Modern World (3 units) * OR
  • PHYS 100 - Introductory Physics (3 units) CO4L *
  • EDU 203 - Introduction to Special Education (3 units) *
  • EDU 207 - Exploration of Children’s Literature (3 units) *
  • MATH 122 - Number Concepts for Elementary School Teachers (3 units) *
  • Emphasis Requirement (3 units) Required: ENV 101 - Introduction to Environmental Science (3 units) CO4, CO9 *

Associate’s Fourth Semester (15 units)

  • MATH 123 - Statistical & Geometrical Concepts for Elementary School Teachers (3 units) *
  • Emphasis Requirement (3 units) Required: EDU 205 - Early Foundations in Mathematics (3 units) *
  • Emphasis Requirement (3 units) * Required:
    • Early Childhood Education Emphasis
      • HDFS 201 - Lifespan Human Development (3 units) OR
      • ECE 250 - Introduction to Early Childhood Education (3 units)
    • English Language Acquisition and Development Emphasis/Special Education Emphasis
      • EDU 210 - Nevada School Law (3 units)
  • Emphasis Requirement (3 units) * Required: 
    • English Language Acquisition and Development Emphasis
      • ENG 281 - Introduction to Language
    • Early Childhood Education Emphasis
      • Elective (3 units)
    • Special Education Emphasis
      • EDU 208 - Students with Diverse Abilities and Backgrounds (3 units)
  • Elective (3 units)

Early Childhood Education Emphasis

English Language Acquisition and Development Emphasis

Bachelor’s Eighth Semester (12-16 units)

Early Childhood Education Emphasis

English Language Acquisition and Development Emphasis

Special Education Emphasis


* 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.