University of California, Riverside

BCOE Student Affairs



Major Change Criteria


Bioengineering

(AP/IB units are excluded from maximum unit calculation)

Must meet the following requirements:

  • Good Academic Standing
  • No less than a C- in any Math, Science and Engineering coursework
  • 2.0 GPA in all Math, Science and Engineering required coursework
  • Complete major within maximum units
  • Based on the total number of units you have earned, complete all the courses listed below prior to submitting the major change request
  • Students who have earned 120 or more units are not eligible for a change of major to BCOE.

Completed 0-45 units

Completed 46-89 units

Completed 90-119 units

  •  2.5 GPA in
    • CHEM 1A/LA
    • CHEM 1B/LB
    • MATH 9A
  • C or better ENGL 1A
  •  2.5 GPA in
    • BIOL 5A/LA
    • CHEM 1A/LA
    • CHEM 1B/LB
    • MATH 9A
    • MATH 9B
    • MATH 9C
  • C or better ENGL 1A
  • Ability to complete major within 5 years after HS, 3 years after CC entry.
  • 2.5 GPA in
    • BIOL 5A/LA
    • CHEM 1A/LA
    • CHEM 1B/LB
    • CHEM 1C/LC
    • MATH 9A
    • MATH 9B
    • MATH 9C
    • PHYS 40A
  • C or better ENGL 1A and ENGL 1B
BIEN 001 is not required for students who change their major after Fall of their first year.  BIEN 010 is required for ALL students regardless of entry into the major.
 
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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

College Information

Bourns College of Engineering
A159 Bourns Hall A

Tel: (951) 827-3647
Fax: (951) 827-2822
E-mail: collegeinfo@engr.ucr.edu

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