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Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

You must satisfy four groups of requirements before you can become eligible for candidacy for the bachelor’s degree; see below. The four groups are:

  • University requirements, which apply to all colleges;
  • General Education requirements, which apply to all colleges;
  • College requirements; and
  • Major requirements.

You are responsible for seeing that all of your degree requirements are fulfilled.

Detailed information on university requirements, the General Education requirement and college requirements. See University Requirements, General Education requirements, and College Requirements.

Bachelor’s Degree Requirements

University Requirements

All students must fulfill the following University of California requirements:
Entry Level Writing Requirement
American History and Institutions Requirement
Unit Requirement
Residence Requirement
Scholarship Requirement

General Education Requirement

All students must fulfill the campus General Education Requirement; see General Education Requirement.

College Requirements

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Biological Sciences
College of Engineering
College of Letters and Science
  • Unit
  • Residence
  • Scholarship
  • English Composition
  • Unit
  • Scholarship
  • English Composition
  • Foreign Language (only A.B. & B.A.S. degrees)
  • Breadth (only A.B. & B.A.S. degrees)
  • Unit
  • Residence
  • Scholarship
  • English Composition
  • Current Catalog Curriculum
  • Unit Residence
  • Scholarship
  • English Composition
  • Area (Breadth)
  • Foreign Language (A.B. & B.A.S. degrees)

Major Requirements

Course requirements for each major are listed in Programs and Courses.
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Updated: March 22, 2017 10:38 AM