University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 25, 2021  
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Diablo Valley College: 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 California community college with an Associate of Arts-Transfer, Associate of Science-Transfer, IGETC, or CSU BREADTH 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

DVC Career and Transfer Center
Student Services Center RM 202
(925) 969-2135
careertransfer@dvc.edu

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

Completion of either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University Breadth Requirement (CSU), or the Associates of Arts for Transfer (AA-T) or the Associates of Science for Transfer (AS-T) may satisfy the lower-division general education requirements at UNR. Certification of the IGTEC or CSU Breadth must be provided from the institution as a separate official document or listed on the transcript. The AA-T or AS-T must be listed on the transcript from the California Community College. Courses not listed may be evaluated  on an individual basis.

Note: If you have declared a major, please refer to the University Catalog for specific college requirements in the Silver Core Curriculum.

Silver Core General Education Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at Diablo Valley College to meet the General Education requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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

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


  • UNR ENG 101: ENG 122
  • UNR ENG 102: ENG 123 or 126

Note: Students who place in ENG 123 or 126 are not required to complete ENG 122.

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 121, 124, 135, 135SP, 142, 182, 191, 192

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


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

  • CO4L: ANTHR 140 & 141L; ASTRO 110 & 130, 120 & 130, 128; BIOSC 117, 126, 131, 160, 162, 171; CHEM 106, 108, 120, 121; GEOG 120 & 121, 140 & 141; GEOL 120 & 122; OCEAN 102; PHYS 110 & 111, 120, 121, 129, 130, 230
  • CO4: ANTHR 140; ASTRO 110, 120; GEOG 120, 140; GEOL 120; PHYS 110

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTHR 125, 130; ECON 220, 221; GEOG 130; POLSC 120, 121, 220, 250; PSYCH 101; SOCIO 120

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • ARTHS 193, 195, 196, 197; DRAMA 139, 140, 141, 180, 181; FTVE 280, 281, 282, 283; HUMAN 105; MUSIC 110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: HIST 140, HUMAN 110 & 111 OR
     
  • CH 202 substitution: HIST 141, HUMAN 112

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 120 or POLS 121 and one of the following must be completed at UNR for CH 203 credit: HIST 217, PSC 100

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 Diablo Valley College to meet the lower-division additional Silver Core requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Science, Technology & Society - CO9


  • CHEM 121

Diversity & Equity - CO10


  • PHILO 220

Global Context Course - CO11


Select one course from the following:

  • ARTHS 197; COMSC 110; GEOG 130, 135; PHILO 220; POLSC 220, 250

Ethics Course - CO12


Complete this requirement at UNR.

Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.