University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Distance Learning Programs
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS
Las Vegas, Nevada
University of Nevada, Las Vegas was founded in 1957. It is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It first offered distance learning courses in 1986. In fall 2003, there were 4,500 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, campus computer network, e-mail services, library services.
Contact Pauline Saunders, Program Manager of Distance Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 451038, Las Vegas, NV 89154. Telephone: 702-895-0745. Fax: 702-895-3647. E-mail: [email protected]
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), offers a baccalaureate degree in social science studies. This degree completion program is intended primarily for students who have completed, or nearly completed, the equivalent of the first 2 years of college. Students earning this baccalaureate degree obtain a broad, inter-disciplinary understanding of many issues addressed by research in the social sciences. In addition, UNLV offers a broad range of liberal arts and education classes, as well as courses in areas of interest to the hospitality industry: casino management, hotel administration, conventions, and tourism. These classes are available completely online and may be taken by any adult anywhere. While all of the courses count in the undergraduate program at UNLV, they may also be useful for individuals in the hospitality industry who want to acquire competency in particular areas without enrolling in a degree program. UNLV also offers an executive master's degree in hotel administration and a master's degree in special education (assistive technology). Additional degree programs are under development. A complete listing of distance education courses is available on the University Web site (http://distance_ed.unlv.edu/) or students may contact Distance Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (telephone: 702-895-0334; e-mail: [email protected]).
DEGREES AND AWARDS
BA Social Science Studies
Graduate Certificate Instructional Technology
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