Anthropology is the comparative and historical study of human origins and human societies and cultures.
Arabic Language & Middle Eastern Cultures
Students will not only learn the Arabic language but also get a broad understanding of Middle Eastern culture and politics.
Art offers a diverse program of undergraduate and graduate instruction in both art history and studio art.
The Basque Studies program explores and preserves the ways of the Basque people, a culturally distinct group that has inhabited parts of Spain and France - among other places - for centuries.
The College of Liberal Arts offers an undergraduate minor in Chinese under the direction of the Department of World Languages and Literatures.
The communication studies program emphasizes training in oral communication skills and the cognitive principles and strategies that support them.
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A major or minor in dance features a combination of performance and education-based classes.
The Department of English prepares students for a variety of professions that range from teaching to law, publication to management, public administration to technical writing.
Students majoring in French gain advanced speaking, reading and writing skills in the language, as well as knowledge of French and francophone literature and film.
Gender, Race and Identity
Degrees in Gender, Race, and Identity are designed to increase students’ awareness of ethnic, racial and social issues on a wide range of peoples, society and cultures.
History majors learn how to think and write like historians.
The International Affairs Program is an interdisciplinary major for undergraduate students, as well as a venue for various community outreach projects.
The College of Liberal Arts offers an undergraduate minor in Italian Studies under the direction of the Department of World Languages and Literatures.
The College of Liberal Arts offers an undergraduate minor in Japanese studies under the direction of the Department of World Languages and Literatures.
As the challenges facing our court systems mount, it is essential that the judiciary be equipped for transition. At the forefront of this movement is the highly successful Judicial Studies Program at the University of Nevada, Reno, one of only two such programs offered nationwide. The program offers a Master of Judicial Studies and a Ph.D.
The Master of Justice Management is a special degree program offering a broad selection of courses including foundation courses in justice theory and process, essentials of justice management, and courses specific to areas of concentration such as Juvenile Justice Management, Adult Justice Management, and Executive Court and Agency Administration.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
The Medieval and Renaissance Studies minor is a great option to enhance a variety of majors while offering students a deeper look into ancient history.
The overall objective of the ROTC program is to develop in the student/cadet - through both classroom theory and practical application - the necessary traits, knowledge, proficiency and experience in order to be commissioned as an officer in the United States Army.
Music programs within the department are dedicated to the professional training of students in music education, applied performance and music history.
PackTeach is for anybody interested in teaching secondary English, French, history, political science, sociology, or Spanish and anyone interested in adding an extra career option to their liberal arts degrees.
Philosophy is the study of disciplined thinking - the ability to read and listen critically, to address problems systematically, and to express ideas articulately.
Political science is the study of power and who wields it and to what end. Political science majors study how governments interact with individuals or other governments and examine the results of those interactions.
The Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. Program at the University of Nevada, Reno is one of the oldest social psychology programs in the country.
Sociology is the study of humans in their social groupings.
Spanish includes courses in Peninsular, Hispanic-American, and U.S. Latino culture and literature.
- Spanish Translation, Minor
- Spanish Language and Society, Minor
- Spanish Language, Culture & Literature, Minor
- Spanish (Language and Society Specialization), B.A.
- Spanish (Literature and Culture Specialization), B.A.
- Spanish (through the professions specialization), B.A.
- Secondary Education and Spanish, B.A.
- Master of Arts in World Languages and Literatures: Spanish Specialization
The Theatre major is considered to be part academic discipline, part technical craft, and part art.