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Great Basin College

Elko, NV 2-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

Great Basin College Academics

Great Basin College requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Great Basin College accepts transfer credits. Additionally, Great Basin College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Great Basin College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Great Basin College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Are Required At Great Basin College?

Great Basin College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Great Basin College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Great Basin College

When choosing a major, Great Basin College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Great Basin College.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Great Basin College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Double Majoring at Great Basin College

Great Basin College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.

Frequently Asked Questions About Great Basin College

Does Great Basin College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Great Basin College does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Great Basin College Have An Online Program?

✅ Great Basin College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Great Basin College Give Credit for AP Classes?

❌ Great Basin College does not offer credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken during high school.

Does Great Basin College Have An Honors Program?

❌ Great Basin College does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.

Does Great Basin College Require Internships?

🟨 Great Basin College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.

Additional Information About Great Basin College

Great Basin College Library

The main library on campus is the Learning Resource Center and there are no other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Great Basin College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Great Basin College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Great Basin College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Great Basin College does not have any ROTC programs.

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