The General Course Catalog lists all academic policies and procedures. In addition, it includes information for fees, curriculum requirements and first-year courses of study for all of the University’s undergraduate majors; course descriptions for the University’s undergraduate and graduate courses; and a listing of faculty members at the University of Nevada, Reno. Every effort has been made to make the Catalog accurate as of the date of publication.
The University has ten colleges and schools:
Each college or school houses various department and programs. The catalog is arranged first by college or school, then by department or program. Some programs and areas of study are shared between departments, colleges, and/or schools. Such shared programs are found in the Interdisciplinary Programs section of this catalog.
The University of Nevada, Reno General Catalog is published for each academic year. The current catalog and past years' catalogs are available online. The University catalog is intended to provide current students with general University information and academic policies and procedures as well as information on anticipated academic programs, courses, and requirements. Every effort is made to ensure the catalog is accurate as of the date of publication. However, this document is subject to change at any time to accommodate changes in University resources or educational plans. Therefore, students wanting to rely on this document for various financial, personal, or academic decisions should verify information with the appropriate office.
The catalog is arranged into three main parts.