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

Merritt College Transfer Center 
Student Center Building R-105
(510) 436-2559 or (510) 436-2475
http://www.merritt.edu/wp/transfer/

To ensure a successful transition to the University and graduation in four years, students must work with academic advisors at UNR and MC 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 Merritt 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 1A
  • UNR ENG 102: ENGL 5

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 1, 2, 3A, 13, 15, 16A, 50

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


  • CO4L: ANTHR 1 & 1L; ASTR 1 & 20; BIOL 10, 13 & 13L; CHEM 1A, 1B, 30A, 30B; GEOG 1 & 1L; GEOL 1; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B
  • CO4: BIOL 1B

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTHR 3; ECON 1, 2; GEOG 2; POSCI 1, 2; PSYCH 1A; SOC 1

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • ART 1, 4;  ASAME 30; MUSIC 10, 15A

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: HIST 2A OR 
     
  • CH 202 substitution: HIST 2B

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 7A or POSCI 1 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 Merritt 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 1B

Diversity & Equity - CO10


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Global Context Course - CO11


  • GEOG 2 OR
     
  • POSCI 2

Ethics Course - CO12


Complete this upper-division 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.