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

Saddleback College
Transfer Center
(949) 582-4328
https://www.saddleback.edu/transfer
SSC Building, Room 225B

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 Associates of Arts (AA-DTA) or Associate of Science –Transfer (AS-T) may satisfy the lower-division general education requirements at UNR. The AA-DTA or AS-T must be listed on the transcript from the Washington 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 Saddleback 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 1A
  • UNR ENG 102: ENG 1B

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 3A, 7, 8, 10, 11, 124

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 1 & 1L; ASTR 20 & 25, 21 & 25; BIO 19, 20; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2A, 3, 108; ENV 18; GEOG 1 & 1L; GEOL 1, 2, 23; MS 20; PHYS 2A, 2B, 4A, 4B, 20
  • CO4: ANTH 1; ASTR 21; BIO 3B; GEOG 1

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTH 2, 9; ECON 2, 4; GEOG 2, 3; PS 1, 12, 14; PSYC 1; SOC 1; SP 1; WS 10

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • ART 4; ARTH 20, 25, 26; DANC 64; MUS 20, 27, 28; TA 20, 22, 25, 26

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: HIST 4 OR 
     
  • CH 202 substitution: HIST 5 103

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 16 or PS 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 Saddleback 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


Select one course from the following:

  • CHI 21; HIST 20, 21, 81; PHIL 10; SOC 6, 21; WS 10

Global Context Course - CO11


Select one course from the following:

  • ARTH 26; GEOG 2, 3; PHIL 10; PS 12, 14

Ethics Course - CO12


  • PHIL 15 OR
     
  • PSYC 2

Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.