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THINK is taught by faculty from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR). Students are enrolled as UNR students to receive college credit for completed courses. In many cases, these credits may be transferable at the high school or college level. These courses are offered exclusively to THINK students.

2022 Courses

Students will rank their morning course preferences in the application.
Each course is 3 credits
Select a course below to view the tentative syllabus
2023 options coming soon.

Computer Science 105 - Introduction to Computing

Introduction to essential concepts and practices in computing. Design, assemble, and operate basic computer hardware and software in a collaborative environment.

Lecturer: Erin Keith, M.S.

Geography 200 - World Regional Geography

Synthesis of the geographic factors (physical and human) that give distinctive character to specific culture regions of the world. Emphasis on globalization and cultural diversity.

Assistant Professor: Jia Feng, Ph.D.

Journalism 103 - Introduction to Media and Society

Learn to observe, analyze and critique mass and networked media using principles grounded in the social sciences. Study how media are used to inform and persuade and strengthen your ability to use media critically.

Assistant Professor: Laura Crosswell, Ph.D.

Math 176 - Introductory Calculus for Business and Social Sciences

Fundamental ideas of analytic geometry and calculus, plane coordinates, graphs, functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, the fundamental theorem of calculus, rates, extrema and applications thereof.
(Prerequisite: Completion of Algebra II by May 13)

Instructor: Darren Ripley, Ph.D.

Sociology 261 - Introduction to Social Psychology

Impact of interpersonal relations on the self as it affects individual behavior in a variety of groups.

Associate Professor: Clayton Peoples, Ph.D.

Community Health Science 101 - Introduction to Community Health Sciences

Introduction to basic terminology, concepts, and strategies of public and community health.

Instructor: Gerold Dermid, MBA

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