University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    Jan 25, 2021  

Woodland Community 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
Fitzgerald Student Services Building, Second Floor

University Core Curriculum Office 
(775) 784-4710
Clark Administration Building, Room 206

Woodland Community College Transfer Center
(530) 661-5777
Building 700, Room 744

To ensure a successful transition to the University and graduation in four years, students must work with academic advisors at UNR and WCC 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 Woodland Community 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 1B or 1C

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2

  • MATH 1A, 9, 20, 21; STAT 1

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

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

  • CO4L: ASTRO 11; BIOL 1, 10L, 15; CHEM 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B; GEOL 10L; PHYS 2A & 3A, 2B & 3B, 4A, 4B
  • CO4: None

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6

  • ANTHR 2, 3; ECON 1A, 1B; POLSC 1; PSYCH 1A; SOCIL 1

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7

  • ART 1A, 1B, 1C, 5; MUS 3, 12; THART 34

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8

History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: HIST 4A OR
  • CH 202 substitution: HIST 4B

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: HIST 17A or POLSC 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 Woodland Community 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

  • MUS 12

Global Context Course - CO11

  • PHIL 20

Ethics Course - CO12

  • PHIL 2

Capstone Integration & Synthesis Course - CO13

Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14

Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.