In order to be eligible to receive a bachelor’s degree from the UCLA College of Letters and Science, students must satisfy the following requirements:
- The University Requirements
- Entry Level Writing Requirement (formerly Subject A/ESL Subject A)
- American History and Institutions
- The College Requirements
- Writing I and Writing II
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Foreign Language
- Diversity Requirement (for Freshman admitted Fall 2015 and thereafter, and Transfers admitted Fall 2017 and thereafter)
- General Education (also known as Foundations of Knowledge)
- Preparation for the Major, and the Major
- Students must satisfy the College Residence Requirements (senior and major residency)
- Students must attain a minimum of 180 quarter units, and graduate within their time to degree
- Scholarship: students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 in all of their UC coursework, and a 2.0 GPA in the major coursework
Students in the College are held to the degree requirements from the catalog year that they were admitted to UCLA. Students are held to major/minor requirements from the term in which they were admitted to that major/minor.
UCLA students in the College of Letters and Science should meet with a College advisor to review College and University requirements, and with their department advisor to discuss requirements pertaining to the major. Please see the Proficiencies & GE Requirements handout for a pdf version of this information. For an in-depth explanation of the differences between College and department advising, please see the College Advising & Departmental Advising handout.