Academic Programs (majors, minors and certificates)
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For the most current listing of classes, visit the online University Course Catalog, or visit the University's online Class Schedule. The course catalog will provide a more detailed description of the courses and requirements than the class schedule.
Scholarships are merit awards based on academic performance. Information on the types of programs, application procedures, and a search of available scholarships is available on the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships website. Completing the FAFSA for need-based aid is encouraged to increase the student’s opportunity for additional financial assistance. Supplemental scholarships are available to students earning a degree in any of the majors offered at CHHS. Students will need to complete a CHHS Supplemental Scholarship application form in order to be considered.
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There are several major themes to which faculty, staff, students, and programs throughout the division are directed. These include health and well being (broadly defined to include mental health, physical health, community health, public health, social health, and public safety), human sciences, ethics, lifespan development, social and economic justice, and outreach to individuals, families, and communities.
Almost every major and minor in the Division of Health Sciences has a student club. They are a great avenue for meeting students, colleagues and faculty. Please plan to attend a meeting and see what these clubs have to offer. Visit the schools or centers websites for more information on student organizations.
The University of Nevada, Reno, requires that every student complete a core group of courses prior to graduation. Some of the lower division elements of the core must be completed prior to the Junior standing. Those Core classes consist of English, Math, Social Science, Natural Science and Fine Arts courses. In addition, students must choose one class from 117 courses approved to fulfill the core Diversity requirement. Everyone must also complete a series of 3 courses specifically designed to provide a depth and breadth of knowledge in the area of Humanities. As an upper classman, 2 Capstone courses are required. Students will work with their academic advisor to complete this requirement in conjunction with their major requirements.
In 2006, the college celebrated the opening of the Jean L. Perry Student Center. Dedicated to the founding dean of the college, this center is open from 8am to 7pm Monday– Friday year round for student academic needs. It is located in the Sarah Fleischmann Building on the second floor, Room 204B. The Coordinator for Advisement, Recruitment and Retention’s office is located in this facility. Available to students are up to 20 computers, a campus phone, and an area for either individual or small group study.