University Requirements

  • UC Entry Level Writing Requirement
  • American History & Institutions
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Requirement (DEI) - Effective Fall 2011 for Incoming Freshmen and for Transfer Students starting Fall 2013.
  • P/NP Maximum: No more than 25% of your total UC San Diego course units may be taken on a P/NP basis
  • Senior Residency: 35 of last 45 units must be taken at UC San Diego
  • 60 upper division units is the minimum requirement to graduate from UC San Diego (15 four-unit courses). Note: All Community College coursework is considered lower-division.
  • 48 upper division units is the minimum requirement for a major. Note: All Community College coursework is considered lower-division.
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.00
  • 180 Units, effective Fall 2017 (192 units required for some engineering majors)

Graduation Requirements