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Sociology, B.A. (CSN)


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Students who start their career at College of Southern Nevada may complete a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Sociology by following the course of study described below. 


  • A candidate for a bachelor’s degree must earn a minimum of 120 units, at least 42 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 Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community college with an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or an Associate of Business degree 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 Transferology.
  • See the Sociology, B.A. program description  for a four-year recommended schedule for completion of degree requirements.

Contact Information


University of Nevada, Reno
Transfer Center
(775) 784-4700 option 2
http://www.unr.edu/transfer
Fitzgerald Student Services Building, Second Floor

College of Liberal Arts Advising 
(775) 784-6155
http://www.unr.edu/liberal-arts/student-resources/academic-advising
AB 631

CSN Advising & Coaching Services 
https://www.csn.edu/advising

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

Students may earn an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science or Associate of Business degree after transferring to the University via reverse transfer . Talk with an academic advisor at CSN and/or UNR about this opportunity.

The Co-Admission program may provide the least costly route to a bachelors degree, including personalized academic advising from both institutions, certainty on how your specific courses will transfer and the exchange of transcripts between institutions at no additional cost to you.

Silver Core General Education Requirements


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

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


  • ENG 101, 102 (ENG 113, 114 for international students)

Note: ENG 100 may substitute for ENG 101. Students who place in ENG 102 are not required to complete ENG 101 or ENG 100.

Silver Core Mathematics (3 units minimum) - CO2


  • MATH 120, 126, 127, 176, 181; STAT 152

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


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

  • ANTH 102; AST 101 & 105, 103 & 105, 104 & 105; BIOL 101, 189, 197; CHEM 121, 122; ENV 101; GEOG 103 & 104; GEOL 100, 101; NUTR 121; PHYS 110, 151, 152, 180 & 180L, 181 & 181L

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • SOC 101

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • ART 107, 124, 141, 160, 211, 216, 231, 260, 261; DAN 101; ENG 205, 261; MUS 112, 121, 125, 134, 177; MUSA 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, 159, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173; MUSE 101, 103, 121, 131, 133, 135, 146, 161; PHIL 202; THTR 100, 105

Silver Core Humanities (6 units) - CO5, CO8


History and Culture (3 units)

  • CH 201 substitution: ENG 231, HIST 105 OR 
     
  • CH 202 substitution: ENG 232, HIST 106, PHIL 207

United States and Nevada Constitutions (3 units)

  • CH 203 substitution: PSC 101 OR
     
  • HIST 101 and one of the following: HIST 102, HIST 217, PSC 100, 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 Core Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at College of Southern Nevada to meet the lower-division additional Core requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Science, Technology & Society - CO9


Select one course from the following:

  • CHEM 122; ENV 101; PHIL 244

Diversity & Equity - CO10


Select one course from the following:

  • HIST 107, 260, 293; PHIL 210, 245; RST 101; WMST 101, 250, 255

Global Context - CO11


Select one course from the following:

  • ANTH 201; ART 261; CRJ 106; DAN 101; GEOG 106; PHIL 210; PSC 211, 231; WMST 250

Ethics - CO12


Select one course from the following:

  • ECON 100; EDU 210; PHIL 135, 244, 245; PSY 240; RST 101

Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Application Course - CO14


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Additional College & Major Requirements


Complete the courses listed below at College of Southern Nevada to meet the lower-division requirements for your major program at the University of Nevada, Reno.

See the Sociology, B.A. program description  for detail on upper-division course requirements.

Foreign Language


Complete 0-14 units (through 4th semester or 212)

  • AM 148, ARA 212, CHI 212, FREN 212, GER 212, ITAL 214, JPN 212, KOR 212, PORT 212, RUS 212, SPAN 212

College Breadth Requirement


Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, 6 credits that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill the Silver Core General Education requirements (Core Objectives 1 through 7).

Required Sociology Courses


  • SOC 101, 207

Sociology Electives


Complete 9 units of Sociology electives.

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