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Western Nevada College

Carson City, NV 2-Year Public
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Western Nevada College Academics

Western Nevada College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Western Nevada College accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit. Additionally, Western Nevada College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Western Nevada 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
IB Credits Accepted Unknown
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

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

What Classes Do I Have To Take At Western Nevada College?

Western Nevada 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 Western Nevada College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Western Nevada College

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

Student Designed Majors

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

Senior Projects

Western Nevada College does not require students to complete a senior project.

Frequently Asked Questions About Western Nevada College

Does Western Nevada College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ Western Nevada College offers 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 Western Nevada College Have An Online Program?

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

Does Western Nevada College Give Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Western Nevada College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Western Nevada College Have An Honors Program?

✅ Western Nevada College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Western Nevada College Require Internships?

❌ Western Nevada College does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Western Nevada College does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Western Nevada College

Western Nevada College Library

The main library on campus is the Western Nevada College Library and Media Services and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Western Nevada College

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

Western Nevada College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Western Nevada College have any ROTC programs?

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

Western Nevada College does not have any ROTC programs.

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Western Nevada College Majors & Subject Areas

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