University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
    Dec 03, 2022  
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NevadaTeach Secondary Education and Geography, B.S./B.S. in Ed.


Students who complete this Nevada Teach Program will earn two degrees: the Bachelor of Science in Education/Secondary Education and the Bachelor of Science with a major in Geography. This program provides students with a solid background in physical science and secondary teaching. Students who successfully complete the program are prepared to compete nationally for admission to graduate and professional programs and have completed all coursework required to apply for a license to teach physical science at the secondary school level.

Contact Information


Students should contact the College of Education and Human Development Student Advising Center
William Raggio Building, 2005
(775) 784-4298
https://www.unr.edu/education/academic-programs/graduate-degrees/secondary-education

AND 

Department of Geography
MS 201
(775) 784-1058
College of Science Academic Advisors: https://www.unr.edu/science/student-resources/advising

Transfer to the University of Nevada, Reno


Use the transfer agreement  and the degree planner (available by clicking  at the top right of this page) to build your plan for graduation with your advisor. Course substitutions not identified on the transfer agreement require UNR advisor approval. For lower division coursework not available at your current institution, please review the Reverse Transfer agreement  or the Co-Admission program for options.

If a major-to-major transfer agreement is not available for your transfer institution, please check the General Core agreement  if available. If neither is available, access Transferology to assist in your planning. 

Graduation Requirements


  • Total Units | 120
  • Cumulative GPA | 2.0
  • University GPA | 2.0
  • Major GPA | 2.0
  • Residency Requirement | 30 Upper-Division Units at UNR
  • Major Residency Requirement | 15 Upper-Division Units in the major at UNR
  • Upper-Division Requirement | 40 Upper-Division Units
  • Half Program Units/4 Year Institution | 60 Units

I. Core General Education Requirements (26-33 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter of this catalog for information regarding  the “Core English and Math Completion Policy  .”

Students in this major must meet all Core Objectives (CO1 through CO14). Courses satisfying Core Objectives are designated (e.g., CO9) in General Catalog curricula and course descriptions.

A. Composition & Communication; Critical Analysis & Use of Information (3-6 units) - CO1, CO3


B. Quantitative Reasoning (4-7 units) - CO2


C. Physical & Natural Phenomena (7-8 units) - CO4, CO4L


D. Cultures, Societies, & Individuals (3 units) - CO6


E. Artistic Composition, Interpretation, & Expression (3 units) - CO7


Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO7 courses .

II. Additional Core Requirements (0 units maximum)


Students must take courses that satisfy the following Core Objectives. Some or all of these Core Objectives may be satisfied in the Major Requirements (Section IV). Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

A. Science, Technology & Society - CO9


Choose one of the upper-division Geography Electives that also meet the CO9 requirement. (Geography Elective units counted in Major Requirement)

B. Diversity & Equity - CO10


C. Global Context - CO11


D. Ethics - CO12


E. Capstone Integration & Synthesis - CO13


Choose one of the upper-division Geography Electives that also meet the CO9 requirement. (Geography Elective units counted in Major Requirement)

F. Application - CO14


III. Additional College Requirements (0 units)


IV. Major Requirements (84 units)


A. Geography Core (12 units)


V. Minor Requirements (0 units)


VI. Electives (3-10 units)


VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (16 units)


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (7 units)