University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jan 25, 2021  
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Sierra 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

Sierra College Transfer Center
Rocklin Campus L
(916) 660-7481
transferservices@sierracollege.edu
https://www.sierracollege.edu/student-services/transfer-center.php

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

Silver Core General Education Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at Sierra 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: ENGL 0001A
  • UNR ENG 102: ENGL 0001B or 0001C

Note: Students who place in ENGL 0001B or 0001C are not required to complete ENGL 0001A.

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 0010, 0012, 0012 & 0027 or 0029, 0013, 0016A, 0018, 0027, 0029, 0030, 0042, 0042 & 0012 or 0016A & 0012

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


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

  • CO4L: ANTH 0001 & 0001L; ASTR 0002 & 0011, 0002 & 0014, 0005 & 0011, 0005 & 0014, 0010 & 0011, 0010 & 0014; BIOL 0002, 0011, 0013, 0014, 0015, 0033, 0056 & 0056L; CHEM 0001A or 0003A & 0003B, 0001B, 0002A, 0003A, 0003B; ESCI 0010 & 0010L or 0001 & 0001L, 0015 & 0015L; GEOG 0001 & 0001L; PHYS 0010 & 0010L, 0105 & 105L, 0110 & 0110L, 0205 & 0205L, 0210 & 0210L
  • CO4: ANTH 0001; ASTR 0002, 0005, 0010; BIOL 0003, 0010; ESCI 0001, 0010; GEOG 0001, 0004; NUTF 0010; PHYS 0105, 0110

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTH 0002, 0005; COMM 0005; ECON 0001A, 0001B; GEOG 0002; POLS 0001, 0002, 0003; PSYC 0100; SOC 0001; WMST 0001

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • AAD 012; ART 0004A, 0007A or 0009A, 0012A, 0018A; ARHI 0101, 0110, 0120, 0130, 0132, 0134, 0140, 0150, 0155; COMM 012; ENGL 0037, 0038; MUS 0002, 0011, 0012A, 0012B, 0013; PHOT 0010; THEA 0010A, 0013

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: HIST 0004A or HUM 0001 OR
     
  • CH 202 substitution: HIST 0004B or HUM 0002

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 0017A or POLS 0001 and one of the following must be completed at UNR for CH 203 credit: HIST 102, 217, PSC 100 or PSC 208

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 Sierra 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 0001B

Diversity & Equity - CO10


Select one course from the following:

  • HUM 0010; MUS 0011; POLS 0007, 0027; SOC 0003; WMST 0001, 0004

Global Context Course - CO11


Select one course from the following:

  • ADMJ 0062; ARHI 0120; GEOG 0002, 0005; HUM 0010; PHIL 0013; POLS 0002, 0003

Ethics Course - CO12


Select one course from the following:

  • CSCI 0046, 0066; PHIL 0002; PSYC 0105

Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.