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Agricultural Science, B.S. (SC)


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Students who start their career at Sierra College may complete a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Agricultural Science by following the course of study described below.


  • 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 Transferology.
  • See the Agricultural Science, B.S. 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

CABNR Advising Center
(775)784-1634
student_center@cabnr.unr.edu
FA 236

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 Core 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 (3-6 units) - CO2


  • MATH 0012 AND
     
  • MATH  0016A & 0012, 0042 & 0012,  0030

Silver Core Natural Sciences (8 units) - CO4, CO4L


  • CHEM 0001A or 0003A & 0003B, 0001B

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ECON 0001B

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


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Global Context Course - CO11


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

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.

Major Requirements


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

See the Agricultural Science, B.S. program description  for detail on upper-division course requirements.

Agricultural Science Core


  • AGRI 0200, 0215; BIOL 0001, 0002, 0003; MATH 0013

Emphasis


Students must select one of the following three emphasis:

Animal Science Emphasis


  • AGRI 0203; CHEM 0012A

Plant Science Emphasis


  • CHEM 0012A

General Agriculture Emphasis


  • AGRI 0203; BUS 0001, 0002, 0003, 0120

Directed Elective


  • BIOL 0004

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