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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Las Vegas, NV

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Health/Medical Physics
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
  • Human Services, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Health, General
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Urban Education and Leadership
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Psychology, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts, Social sciences, Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Health professions and related sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 35% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 59% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 2% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 0% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Economics
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Economics
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering
  • Water Resources

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctorate in Medical Physics, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Emergency Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Public Affairs
  • Public Policy
  • Transportation and Highway Engineering

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