To receive the B.S. in Earth Systems Sciences students must adhere to General Education and School of Natural Sciences Requirements. The Earth Systems Science program consists of 81-92 units with a minimum of 25 courses designed to give all students a common foundation of core knowledge specific to the discipline.
Lower Division Major Requirements [38-41 Units]
Biological or Earth Systems Science Requirement [4 units]
Complete two additional upper-division Natural Sciences, Engineering, Geography, or Management courses. Relevant courses outside of Natural Sciences or Engineering may be allowed with approval. Suggested courses include:
Applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.8 in transferable courses. Any outstanding General Education and Major preparation coursework will be completed at UC Merced. Students should also consult the Information for Prospective Students link on the School of Natural Sciences website naturalsciences.ucmerced.edu for more information.