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    College of Letters and Science

Undergraduate Degree Requirements


Degree programs in the College offer students a variety of intellectual challenges by combining a wide distribution of courses and the opportunity to specialize in one particular field. To this end, students are required to select lower-division courses that furnish general foundations of human knowledge. In upper-division courses, they concentrate on one major field of interest.

As described below, College students must satisfy University requirements, College requirements, and department requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

College of Letters and Science
Degree Requirements

University Requirements

  1. Entry-Level Writing or English as a Second Language
  2. American History and Institutions

College Requirements

  1. Unit
  2. Scholarship
  3. Academic Residence
  4. Writing
       Writing I
       Writing II
  5. Quantitative Reasoning
  6. Foreign Language
  7. Diversity
  8. General Education
       Foundations of Arts and Humanities
       Foundations of Society and Culture
       Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

Department Requirements

  1. Preparation for the Major
  2. The Major

Courses that do not satisfy specific University, College, or department requirements are referred to as electives and can be used to meet the minimum unit requirement for graduation.

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