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Majors

The Division 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 below to view detailed information on available majors, including requirements, sample plans, and major checks:

Students Admitted to UC San Diego Fall 2019 and Later Students Admitted to UC San Diego Fall 2018 Students Admitted to UC San Diego in Fall 2017 Students Admitted to UC San Diego in Fall 2016 and Earlier

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 (PDF). You can find out more about accreditation and WASC at UC San Diego Accreditation.