2012–2013 Catalog Year
Western Nevada College offers associate degrees and academic programs to meet a variety of educational goals. Some students wish to learn occupational skills or work toward career advancement. Others seek credits which will transfer to a four-year college or university.
A number of one-year certificates are also offered in occupational areas. Students are encouraged to read the specific information about each degree or certificate before making their decisions. Counselors and faculty advisors are also available to provide information on the programs available.
The Associate of Applied Science degree is designed for those students who desire a two-year course of study and training in an occupational and/or technological career field.
The Associate of Arts degree is primarily for students planning to transfer with junior standing to a four-year college or university for a baccalaureate degree.
The Associate of General Studies has increasingly been utilized by students who intend to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.
The Associate of Science degrees are primarily for the student who plans to transfer from WNC to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in sciences, math or related areas.
The Bachelor of Technology degree offers students advanced technical and occupational skills in a formal educational route that will help them progress to supervisory positions within their field.
For those desiring a shorter course of study, WNC offers certificates of achievement in many occupational areas.