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Part 2: Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree at San Diego

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Academic Requirements of Thurgood Marshall College En 1/25/72, Am 4/30/74
  • A)
    General Requirements Am 4/24/79, Am 10/16/84, Am 11/27/90
    • 1)
      Diversity, Justice and Imagination:  A three-course sequence (16 units), the six-unit courses in Justice and Imagination offer intensive instruction in university-level expository writing.  The sequence must be completed by the end of the first year in residence.
    • 2)
      Humanities and Culture:  Two courses (8 units) -- one course each from Ethnic Studies and Third World Studies.
    • 3)
      Natural Science:  Three courses ‑‑ one course each in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
    • 4)
      Mathematics and Logic:  Two courses ‑‑ either two courses in Mathematics, or one course in Mathematics and one course in Computing.
    • 5)
      Fine Arts:  One course in Music, Theatre, or Visual Arts.
    • 6)
      Disciplinary Breadth:  Four courses -- to be chosen from disciplinary areas noncontiguous to the student's major.  Two of the courses must be upper-division; at least one course must include significant writing.  The disciplinary areas include:  Humanities/Foreign Language; Social Sciences; Natural Sciences; Mathematics/Engineering.  Students may substitute fulfillment of the public service course option for one course in disciplinary breadth. Am 4/29/03
  • B)
    Graduation Requirements
    • 1)
      The minimum requirement for graduation shall be the satisfactory completion of forty‑five (45) courses or the equivalent of one hundred eighty (180) total units, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) or higher.
    • 2)
      A minimum of sixty (60) units of the one-hundred eighty (180) units must be upper‑division courses. Am 11/27/90, 4/29/03
    • 3)
      A minimum of nine (36 units) of the last eleven courses must be taken as a Marshall College student.
    • 4)
      A departmental or interdisciplinary major must be completed.
    • 5)
      The general education requirements shall be fulfilled.