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Requirements to Obtain a Degree


There are three kinds of requirements that must be met in order to obtain a bachelor's degree:

  1. General University Requirements
    • Entry Level Writing Requirement
    • American History and Institutions
    • 180 unit minimum and 216 unit maximum
    • 2.0 grade point average
    • Residency Requirement
  2. College Breadth Requirements (or general education requirements)
  3. Major Requirements (a series of lower and upper division courses in a field of study)

All students in the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences, whether they have declared their major or are exploring their major choice options, must meet the College of Humanities breadth requirements.

Use the following tools to assist you in course selection and in tracking your progress: