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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science and Engineering, B.S.

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In addition to adhering to General Education , students must meet the following requirements to receive the B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering at UC Merced.

All students in the School of Engineering, regardless of major, are required to complete all requirements for all majors with a C- or better. (ENGR 191: Professional Seminar is the only exception, which requires a P grade.)

Students in the School of Engineering must repeat a required course after receiving a grade of D+, D, D-, F, Unsatisfactory, or Not Passed, and may do so no more than twice beyond the initial enrollment in the class.


Required Major Preparation [32 Units]

All School of Engineering students are required to complete the following lower-division major preparation courses.

Computer Science and Engineering Core [28 Units]

The computer science and engineering core consists of 8 courses (6 lower division and 2 upper division) designed to provide students with a common foundation of core knowledge specific to the discipline.

Technical Electives Requirement [30 Units]

A total of 30 units of Engineering technical electives are required. A minimum of 20 units must be CSE upper division or graduate courses outside of Core classes. Any combination of classes such as MATH 131 , MATH 141 , Service Learning (4-units maximum), Engineering fundamental courses, all Engineering Upper division courses and all Engineering Graduate courses can be used to satisfy the remaining 10 units. Other upper division courses outside your major area of study can be selected with approval.

Professional Seminar Requirement [1 Unit]

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