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

625. 
Academic Requirements of Eleanor Roosevelt College En 2/28/89, Am 1/30/01
  • A)
    Degrees
    Eleanor Roosevelt College will recommend candidates for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science, with designations as to major.
  • B)
    General Education Requirements Am 10/28/08, Am 1/30/01
    • 1)
      The Making of the Modern World (24 units):  A five-course interdisciplinary sequence including two (six-unit) courses in university-level writing.  Substantial written work is also required in the remaining four-unit courses. Am 3/1/11
    • 2)
      Foreign Language:  Basic conversational and reading proficiency in a modern foreign language, or advanced reading proficiency in a classical language.  This requirement can be met by passage of a UCSD proficiency exam (in which case the result is posted to the transcript), or by completion of the fourth quarter (or third semester) of foreign language instruction with a passing grade.
    • 3)
      Fine Arts:  One four-unit course, to include study of music, theatre, dance, and/or visual arts, including performance and studio courses. Am 10/14/14
    • 4)
      Mathematics/Computer Science:  Two courses to be chosen from Eleanor Roosevelt College approved offerings in the pre-calculus, statistics, symbolic logic and computer sciences.
    • 5)
      Natural Science:  Two fundamental or basic science courses selected from a list of Eleanor Roosevelt College approved courses in the physical and biological sciences.
    • 6)
      Regional Specialization:  Three courses dealing with a single designated geographic region.  At least two of the three courses required must be taken at the upper-division level.
    • 7)
      Upper-Division Writing:  At least one upper-division course in each student's program must include a significant writing component (4500-5000 words or 18-20 double-spaced pages).
  • C)
    Transfer Students En 1/28/92
    • 1)
      Transfer students who can certify that they have completed the lower-division general education requirements at an accredited four-year college, and students who have completed a systemwide or campuswide approved core curriculum in a California community college prior to entering UCSD, must take a two-course sequence in "The Making of the Modern World" specifically designed for transfer students. All other transfer students must satisfy the other general education requirements applied to students admitted as freshmen. Am 10/28/08, Am 3/1/11
      • a)
        With permission of the Director of MMW transfer students may replace the second course in the transfer sequence with either the fourth or the fifth course in the five-course sequence described in 625 (B)(1). Am 1/28/14
    • 2)
      Students who have not met the freshman writing requirement elsewhere must complete it by taking either or both of the six-unit MMW courses in university-level writing. Am 10/28/08, Am 3/1/11
    • 3)
      Students who have transferred into UCSD and subsequently wish to change their college affiliation to Eleanor Roosevelt College will be held to the same requirements stated above. Am 10/28/08
  • D)
    Graduation Requirements
    • 1)
      The University of California requirements in American History and Institutions and in Entry Level Writing must be satisfied. Am 10/28/08
    • 2)
      The general education requirements of the college shall be fulfilled.
    • 3)
      A departmental or interdepartmental major must be completed.
    • 4)
      A minimum of nine of the last eleven courses (36 of the last 44 units) passed must be completed as a registered Eleanor Roosevelt College student.
    • 5)
      The minimum requirement for graduation shall be completion of 180 units, with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) or higher. Am 4/25/95
    • 6)
      For a B.A. degree, a minimum of 15 (60 units) must be upper-division courses. Am 4/25/95