General Education Requirements
UNLV's General Education requirements allow students to automatically satisfy the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) General Education requirements.
|General Education Requirements|
|General Education Core||18-21 semester-credits|
|First-Year Seminar||2-3 credits|
|Second-Year Seminar||3 credits|
|English Composition||6 credits|
|Humanities and Fine Arts||satisfied by major requirements OR 3 courses|
|Life and Physical Sciences and Analytical Thinking||satisfied by major requirements OR 3 courses|
|Social Sciences||satisfied by major requirements OR 3 courses|
|Multicultural and International||6 semester-credits|
|Multicultural Course Requirement||3 credits||Multicultural and international courses may simultaneously satisfy other General Education requirements. The 6 semester-credits may then overlap with rather than add to the total General Education credit requirements.|
|International Course Requirement||3 credits|
|Milestone Experience||Specific to Major|
|Culminating Experience||Specific to Major|
Students earning a second associate of arts, associate of science, associate of business, or baccalaureate degree, whose first degree is from an NSHE institution, are not required to repeat the System requirements for general education. As explained in the Constitutions section, evidence of completion of U.S. and Nevada Constitutions is required of all second baccalaureate degree students whose first degree is not from an NSHE institution.