2014-15 TMCC College Catalog - page 40

B-40 2014-2015
TMCC College Catalog
B – Degree Programs
TRANSFER TO THE
UNIVERSITYOF NEVADA,
RENO
Students may complete the core requirements and
some pre-major requirements for transfer to UNR.
Transfer guides for all UNR majors, listing all required
courses that can be taken at TMCC, are available
.
Students planning to transfer to UNR are
encouraged to meet with an advisor to identify
transferable courses for their degree or emphasis.
Breadth Requirement for UNR
Students who plan to transfer to UNR to seek a
Bachelor’s degree are required to take two courses
that will fill UNR’s “breadth requirement.” These
classes must (1) be outside the department in which
they major or minor and (2) may not be used to
fulfill General Education requirements. Please check
with your advisor to ensure that your selection
meets these criteria.
General Transfer Core Curriculum for UNR
Go online for the most up-to-date
documentation.
GENERAL EDUCATION
MISSION STATEMENT
General Education at TMCC provides a coherent
curriculum that consists of a rigorous foundation of
interrelated academic and applied experiences that
introduce students to diverse ways of thinking and
of understanding the world.
General Education Objectives:
The competencies associated with general education
curriculum are:
Communications
- Includes the ability to listen,
speak, and write competently so as to gain skills
to interact effectively with others; and to read with
comprehension.
Critical Thinking
- Includes the ability to grasp
complexities, relationships, similarities and
differences; to draw inferences and conclusions; to
identify and troubleshoot problems; to collect and
identify data to formulate and test solutions; and
to identify how individual values and perceptions
influence decision making.
Information Literacy
- Includes the ability
to understand information technology; use
applications as tools; and to evaluate the
applicability and validity of information.
Personal/Cultural Awareness
- Includes the ability
to develop a broad understanding of linguistic,
political, social, environmental, religious, and
economic systems; to attain skills to function
effectively as responsible, ethical community
members; and to learn to value, respect and critique
the aesthetic and creative process.
Quantitative Reasoning
- Includes the ability to
use scientific reasoning skills including induction
and deduction; to discern bias and subjectivity;
to perform appropriate calculations; and to
understand, evaluate, model and effectively use data.
GENERAL EDUCATION
REQUIREMENTS BYDEGREE
General Education Requirements reflect a
classification of courses, by discipline, designed
to meet the General Education Objectives. The
requirements below correspond to the requirements
established in Title 4, Chapters 14 and 16 of the
NSHE Board of Regents Handbook.
Associate of Arts
English
Fine Arts
Humanities
Mathematics
Science (lab required)
Social Science
Additional Degree Requirements
Diversity
Foreign Language
U. S. and Nevada Constitutions
Associate of Science
English
Fine Arts
Humanities
Mathematics
Science (lab required)
Social Science
Additional Degree Requirements
Diversity
Science
U. S. and Nevada Constitutions
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