Late-start short courses, workshops, institutes, travel programs and teacher in-service units
Academic credit courses for undergraduate and graduate degrees, teacher recertification and career advancement are offered each semester through Academic Credit Options. ACO offers a variety of University colleges, departments and programs.
Extended Studies collaborates with a variety of University colleges, departments and programs to offer international travel and field study programs throughout the year and around the globe through Academic Credit Options (ACO).
Nevada School Law & Constitution
This course offers a lively update of federal and legal issues, from censorship to inclusion. Successful completion of this course meets state teacher licensure requirements for Nevada School Law and Nevada Constitution
ACO at the University of Nevada, Reno offers all of the required courses for the K-12 School Library Media Specialist through the Nevada Department of Education, and for public librarian certification through the Nevada State Library and Archives under NRS 379.0073.
One Credit/Late Start Courses
A resource for students who need additional academic credits (for graduation of financial aid requirements), teachers needing recertification, or students in need of classes offered after the regular semester has begun.
Non-Credit/Professional Development Courses
A variety of non-credit professional development courses including topics such as music, physics, entrepreneurship as well as the National Geothermal Academy.
Nuclear Packaging Certification
The purpose is to provide a curriculum in packaging for nuclear and other radioactive materials that complements graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering and is more applied-knowledge-based than research-based.
A page of useful resources, links and information for University of Nevada, Reno instructors working with Academic Credit Options.
How to Register
Registration includes: Academic credit registration requirements, the immunization requirement, textbooks and materials, grade reports/transcripts, cancellation and refund policy and more.