Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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Bachelor Degrees (also referred to as "baccalaureate degrees") entail four years of concentrated study for full-time students, preparing them for professional positions in managerial/supervisory roles in government and industry, as social workers, or as Nevada certified teachers and nurses.
All baccalaureate programs at Great Basin College have special admission and completion requirements (for details, see the particular program of interest). GBC offers the following baccalaureate degrees:
For the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), and Bachelor of Arts Integrated Studies (BAIS), a 2.0 grade point average is required for graduation.
For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Elementary or Secondary Education degrees, the required grade point average is 2.50.
Appropriate professional and ethical behavior, as defined in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) code, is also required.
College-wide graduation requirements also apply.
You may earn two bachelor's degrees provided that requirements for both degrees are fully satisfied. Please declare your intention to pursue dual degrees with the GBC Admissions and Records office.
The courses taken for the second degree must include a minimum of 32 credits (excluding developmental and community service classes) earned in residence at GBC beyond the credit required for the first degree.
Each degree requires a separate application for graduation.
Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles,two time zones, and six of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!
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