Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Bachelors General Education Degree Requirements

and Additional College Requirements

General Education 

Please Note: Courses used for AA/AS general education are eligible to meet Bachelor’s general education requirements. Nontransferable courses listed on the AAS general education list may not be used to satisfy general education for Bachelor’s degrees.

English3-6
Must include ENG 102 or ENG 114
Composition Enhanced (equivalent to ENG 101)
Composition I
Composition I for International and Multilingual Students
Composition II
Composition II For International and Multilingual Students
Fine Arts3
Visual Foundations
Drawing I
Introduction to Printmaking
Introduction to Digital Photography
Art Appreciation
Ceramics I
Ceramics II
Survey of Art History I
Survey of Art History II
Survey of African, Oceanic, & Native American Art 1
Introduction to Contemporary Art
Women in Art 1
Dance Appreciation 1
Film Analysis and Interpretation
Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
Writing Poetry
Writing Fiction
Intermediate Fiction: Novel Writing
Introduction to Screenwriting
Contemporary Literature
Writing About Literature
Introduction to Humanities I
Introduction to Humanities II
The Art of Film
Introduction to the American Motion Picture
Music Fundamentals
Music Appreciation
Survey of Jazz
History of Rock Music
Introduction to the Philosophy of the Arts
Introduction to the Arts
Introduction to Theatre
Introduction to Acting I
Cinema as Art and Communication
Theatre: a Cultural Context 1
Humanities3
History of the Built Environment 1
Ancient and Medieval Cultures
The Modern World
American Experiences and Constitutional Change 2
History and Comparison of Economic Systems
Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction and Poetry
Writing Poetry
Writing Fiction
Intermediate Fiction: Novel Writing
Introduction to Screenwriting
World Literature I 1
World Literature II 1
Introduction to Women and Literature 1
Contemporary Literature
Writing About Literature
European Civilization to 1648
European Civilization since 1648
World History I 1
World History II 1
Introduction to Humanities I
Introduction to Humanities II
The Art of Film
Introduction to the American Motion Picture
Survey of Chinese Culture
Music Appreciation
Survey of Jazz
Introduction to Philosophy
Introduction to Ethics
Introduction to the Philosophy of the Arts
World Religions 1
Introduction to Ancient Philosophy
Introduction to Modern Philosophy
Contemporary Moral Issues 1
Introduction to Theatre
Cinema as Art and Communication
Theatre: a Cultural Context 1
Mathematics3
Fundamentals of College Mathematics II (Successful completion of MATH 19 & MATH 119 is equivalent to MATH 120 and fulfills MATH requirement for Associate of Arts only - Does *NOT* count for Associate of Science or Bachelors of Science.)
Fundamentals of College Mathematics (Associate of Arts only - Does *NOT* count for Associate of Science or Bachelors of Science.)
College Algebra (Associate of Arts only - Does *NOT* count for Associate of Science or Bachelors of Science.)
Pre-Calculus I
Pre-Calculus II
Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences
Calculus I
Introduction to Statistics
Science6
Must include at least one lab course.
Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3
Physical Anthropology Laboratory
Introductory Astronomy: Stars and Galaxies
General Biology for Non-Majors
Introduction to Evolution and Adaptation
Introduction to Animal Behavior
Life in the Ocean
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology
Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory
Introduction to Organismal Biology
Intro to Organismal Biology Lab
General Microbiology
Molecules and Life in the Modern World
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
Introduction to Environmental Science 3
Physical Geography of Earth's Environment 3
Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Natural Disasters
Geology: Exploring Planet Earth
Earth and Life Through Time
Geology of Geothermal Energy Resources
Human Nutrition
Introductory Physics
General Physics I
General Physics II
Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 3
Physics for Scientists/Engineers Lab I
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II 3
Physics for Scientists/Engineers Lab II
Social Science3
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Peoples and Cultures of the World 1
Archaeology
Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies 1
Fundamentals of Cultural Diversity
Ancient and Medieval Cultures
The Modern World
American Experiences and Constitutional Change 2
Fundamentals of Speech Communications
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
History and Comparison of Economic Systems
Introduction to Cultural Geography
World Regional Geography 1
US History to 1877 2
U. S. History since 1877 2
European Civilization to 1648
European Civilization since 1648
Survey of U.S. Constitutional History 2
World History I 1
World History II 1
History of Sexuality in the United States
Nevada History 2
Introduction to American Politics 2
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Introduction to International Relations
General Psychology
Principles of Sociology
Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies
Introduction to Women's Studies 1

Additional College Requirements 

Associate of Arts Additional College Requirements[20]
GE units24
Diversity 1,23
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 1,33
Foreign Language 40-14
American Sign Language IV
Second Year French II
Intermediate Hebrew II
Second Year Italian II
Second-Year Portuguese II
Second-Year Russian II
Second Year Spanish II
Spanish for Heritage Speakers II
Emphasis and Elective units may be necessary to meet the total minimum of 60 units for your chosen AA degree.16-40
Total Units60
Associate of Science Additional College Requirements[12]
GE Units24
Diversity 1, 23
Science6
Any transferable science units
U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 1, 33
Emphasis and Elective units may be necessary to meet the total minimum of 60 units for your chosen AS degree.12-24
Total Units60

Diversity 

Diversity Course List
AAD 201History of the Built Environment3
ANTH 201Peoples and Cultures of the World3
ANTH/SOC 205Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies3
ANTH 208Fundamentals of Cultural Diversity3
ART 263Survey of African, Oceanic, & Native American Art3
ART 265Introduction to Contemporary Art3
ART 270Women in Art3
COM 285Communication Disabilities and Film3
DAN 101Dance Appreciation3
ECON 105History and Comparison of Economic Systems3
EDU 203Introduction to Special Education3
ENG 231World Literature I3
ENG 232World Literature II3
ENG 267Introduction to Women and Literature3
ENT 220International Women's Entrepreneurship3
GEOG 200World Regional Geography3
HDFS 232Diversity in Children3
HIST 208World History I3
HIST 209World History II3
HIST 215History of Sexuality in the United States3
HIST 227Introduction to Latin American History & Culture I3
HIST 228Intro to Latin American History and Culture II3
HIST 289Introduction to the History of the Middle East3
HIST 291Intro to Women's History and Literature in the US3
HUM 211Survey of Chinese Culture3
LGM 202International Logistics Management3
NRES 211Conservation, Humans and Biodiversity3
NURS 212Cultural Aspects of Nursing Care3
NUTR 253Cultural Considerations in Nutrition and Health Care3
PHIL 210World Religions3
PHIL 245Contemporary Moral Issues3
PSY/SOC 276Aging in Modern American Society3
SOC/ANTH 205Ethnic Groups in Contemporary Societies3
SOC/PSY 276Aging in Modern American Society3
SPAN 221Iberia and Its Cultures3
SPAN 222Hispanic-America and Its Culture3
SPAN 225A Cultural Perspective: Spain...New Mexico3
THTR 210Theatre: a Cultural Context3
WMST 101Introduction to Women's Studies3
WMST 250Introduction to Feminist Theory3
WMST 255The American Women's Movement3

U.S. and Nevada Constitutions 

U.S. and Nevada Constitutions Course List
CH 203American Experiences and Constitutional Change3
HIST 111Survey of U.S. Constitutional History3
PSC 101Introduction to American Politics3
HIST 101
HIST 102
US History to 1877
and U. S. History since 1877
6
HIST 101
HIST 217
US History to 1877
and Nevada History
6
HIST 101
PSC 100
US History to 1877
and Nevada Constitution
4
HIST 101
PSC 208
US History to 1877
and Survey of State and Local Government
6