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University of Nevada, Reno Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Reno, NV

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agriculture, General
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geography Teacher Education
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Geophysics and Seismology
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Range Science and Management
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Engineering
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Not reported

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: 20% of classes
10-19 students: 20% of classes
20-29 students: 19% of classes
30-39 students: 13% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 8% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 51% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 0% 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
Not Reported
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 Education, Master of Arts, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Arts for the Teaching of English

Master's Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Applied Economics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Public Health--General
  • Sociology
  • Speech and Interpersonal Communication

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Applied Economics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Education--General
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Public Health--General
  • Social Psychology
  • Western European Studies

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