University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 25, 2021  
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Silver Core Curriculum Transfer Agreement


  • 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 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.

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 Core Curriculum Office 
(775) 784-4710
http://www.unr.edu/provost/curriculum-central
Clark Administration Building, Room 206

UNLV Academic Advising
http://www.unlv.edu/advising

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

Silver Core General Education Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at University of Nevada, Las Vegas meet the General Education requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Silver Core Writing (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


  • ENG 101, 102 (ENG 113, 114 for international students)

Note: ENG 101F may substitute for ENG 101. Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101 or ENG 101F.

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 120, 126, 127, 128 176, 181; STAT 152

Silver Core Natural Sciences (6 units minimum) - CO4, CO4L


At least one of the courses used here must include an appropriate lab experience:

  • ANTH 102; AST 103 & 105, 104, 104 & 105; BIOL 100, 189, 197; CHEM 121 & 121L, 122 & 122L; ENV 101; GEOG 103 & 104; GEOL 100, 101; NUTR 121, 223; PHYS 151 & 151L, 152 & 152L, 180 & 180L, 181 & 181L

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTH 101, 105; ECON 102, 103; HIST 228; PSC 101, 211, 231; PSY 101; SOC 101; WMST 101

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • ART 107, 135, 160, 211, 216, 231, 260, 261; DAN 101; ENG 205, 261; MUS 121, 125, 134; MUSA 151, 152, 153, 154, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 162, 163, 165, 166, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172; MUSE 101, 103, 104, 105, 115, 116, 121, 131, 133, 135, 143, 144, 145, 146, 151, 153, 161, 171, 172, 190, 193; THTR 100, 105

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: ENG 231, ENG 231E, HIST 105, HON 110H OR 
     
  • CH 202 substitution: ENG 232, HIST 106, HON 215H, PHIL 207

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 100, HON 111, HON 112, PSC 101 OR
     
  • HIST 101 and one of the following: HIST 102, HIST 217

Note: After matriculation to the University of Nevada, Reno, students may not take substitute courses for Core Humanities. Students must satisfy any remaining CH requirements by completing the required CH courses.

Additional Silver Core Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at University of Nevada, Las Vegas to meet the lower-division additional Silver Core requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Science, Technology & Society - CO9


Select one course from the following:

  • ANTH 443, 449B; BIOL 475; CHEM 122; ECON 441; ENV 101

Diversity & Equity - CO10


Select one course from the following:

  • COM 407, 412; DAN 365; ECON 305, 334, 442; ENG 486A; HIST 347, 416B, 479; PHIL 210, 245; PSY 431, 467; SOC 453, 490; SW 461, 462; WMST 101, 453

Global Context Course - CO11


Select one course from the following:

  • ANTH 420; ART 261; COM 412; CRJ 106; DAN 101; ECON 305, 359, 462, 463; FIN 308; HIST 347, 416B, 464; HON 410; MGT 480; MKT 456; PHIL 210; PSC 211, 231; THTR 481

Ethics Course - CO12


Select one course from the following:

  • CS 135; EDU 210; ENG 432A, 484A; FREN 341; JOUR 305; PHIL 135, 245, 450, 452; PSC 403J; PSY 240; SPAN 350; SW 420

Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.