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The School of Biological Sciences offers several distinct Bachelor of Science undergraduate degrees. The majors that are available to each cohort are stipulated by the student's admission term to UC San Diego. Select the appropriate admit term from the options to view detailed information on available majors, including requirements, sample plans, and major checks. Older major requirements can be referenced within the general catalog.

Learning goals for biology majors

UC San Diego is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Interested in how your curriculum is built? View an Inventory of Educational Effectiveness Indicators. You can find out more about accreditation and WASC at UC San Diego Accreditation.