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Environmental Engineering, B.S. in Env. E. (SC)


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


  • A candidate for a bachelor’s degree must earn a minimum of 125 units, at least 40 of which must be in courses numbered 300 or above. A minimum of 63 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 Environmental Engineering, B.S. in Env. E. 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 Engineering Advisement Center 
Scrugham Engineering and Mines, Suite 131
(775) 682-7721
coenadvising@unr.edu

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 (4 units) - CO2


  • MATH 0030*

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


  • CHEM 0001A* or 0003A* & 0003B*; PHYS 0205* & 0205L*

Silver Core Social Sciences (3 units) - CO6


  • ANTH 0002, 0005; COMM 0005; ECON 0001A, 0001B; GEOG 0002; POLS 0001, 0002, 0003; PSYC 0100; SOC 0001; WMST 0001

Silver Core Fine Arts (3 units) - CO7


  • MUS 0011 (recommended) OR
     
  • 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, 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


Complete this upper-division requirement at UNR.

Diversity & Equity - CO10


Complete this requirement at UNR.

Global Context Course - CO11


Complete this 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 Environmental Engineering, B.S. in Env. E. program description  for detail on upper-division course requirements.

Additional Mathematics and Sciences


  • BIOL 0001; CHEM 0001B, 0012A; CHEM 0001B, 0012A; MATH 0031*, 0032*, 0033*; PHYS 0210* & 0210L*

Earth Science Elective


Select one course from the following:

  • ESCI 0010 & 0010L, 0001 & 0001L; GEOG 6 ( with lab taken at UNR) 

Engineering


  • ENGR 0045

Note(s):


Students must earn a C or higher in courses marked with (*).

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