University General Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 22, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2023-2024

NevadaTeach Secondary Education and Community Health Sciences B.S./B.S. in Ed.

Students who complete the Nevada Teach Secondary Education and Community Health Sciences program will earn a dual degree: the Bachelor of Science in Education/Secondary Education and the Bachelor of Science with a major in Community Health Sciences. This program provides students with a strong background in Community Health Sciences and includes all of the coursework required to apply for certification to teach Health at the secondary level (grades 7 -12) in the State of Nevada. Graduates of this program will be prepared to: (a) pursue an immediate career in the field of Community Health Sciences; (b) enter a graduate program; or (c) teach Health courses at the middle or high school level.

Contact Information

College of Education and Human Development Student Advising Center, WRB 2005
(775) 784-4298


School of Public Health
203 Lombardi (775) 784-4041, Ext. 223
DHS Student Center, OB 104,

Transfer to Nevada

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.

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 established transfer course equivalencies to assist in your planning.

Admission Requirements

Students must be eligible to enroll in MATH 126  or above and ENG 101  to be admitted to NevadaTeach.

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

I. Core General Education Requirements (25-28 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 description.

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

B. Quantitative Reasoning (3 units minimum) CO2

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

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

Refer to the Core Curriculum chapter for a list of approved CO6  courses.

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)

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, and Society - CO9

B. Diversity and Equity - CO10

C. Global Context - CO11

D. Ethics - CO12

E. Capstone, Integration, and Synthesis - CO13

Choose one course; the following recommended courses also count the in Major Requirement.

F. Application - CO14

III. Additional Division Requirements (0 units)

IV. Major Requirements (86 units)

B. Other Required Courses (11 units)

V. Minor Requirement (0 units)

VI. Electives (6-9 units)

VII. Recommended Schedule

A. First Year

B. Second Year

Fall Semester (15 units)

Spring Semester (15 units)

C. Third Year

Spring Semester (16 units)

  • (3 units)
  • (3 units) CO9
  • Elective in Community Health Sciences (3 units) see Section IV, Part C above.
  • Elective in Community Health Sciences must meet CO13 (3 units) see Section II, Part E above.
  • Other Required Major Course (2 units) see Section IV, Part B above.
  • General Elective (2 units)

D. Fourth Year

Fall Semester (14-16 units)

Spring Semester (7 units)