Minimum GPA Requirements

Fall 2020 Cumulative GPA Requirements for the Major

Admission consideration to the upper-division major requires a minimum cumulative GPA at the indicated level. This list is subject to change. Due to limited spaces in all majors and programs, upper-division transfer applicants exceeding the minimum GPA requirements will receive admission priority for available spaces.

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Major Degree GPA Required
Aerospace Engineering BS 2.70
Africana Studies BA 2.00
American Indian Studies BA 2.00
Anthropology BA 2.00
Art (Applied Design) BA 2.20
Art (Art History) BA 2.20
Art (Graphic Design) BA 2.50
Art (Interior Architecture) BA 2.20
Art (Multimedia and Photography) BA 2.20
Art (Painting and Printmaking) BA 2.20
Art (Sculpture) BA 2.20
Art (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.20
Art (Studio Arts) BA 2.20
Asian Studies BA 2.00
Asian Studies (Chinese Language) BA 2.00
Asian Studies (Chinese Studies) BA 2.00
Astronomy BA/BS 2.00
Athletic Training BS 2.80
Major Degree GPA Required
Biology BA/BS 2.80
Biology (Cellular and Molecular Biology) BS 2.80
Biology (Ecology) BS 2.80
Biology (Evolutionary Biology) BS 2.80
Biology (Marine Biology) BS 2.80
Biology (Zoology) BS 2.80
Business Administration (Accounting) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Finance) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Financial Services) BS 2.90
Business Administration (General) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Information Systems) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Integrated Marketing Communications) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Management) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Management: Entrepreneurship) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Management: Human Resource Management) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Marketing) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Marketing: Professional Selling and Sales Management) BS 2.90
Business Administration (Real Estate) BS 2.90
Major Degree GPA Required
Chemical Physics BS 2.00
Chemistry BA 2.00
Chemistry (ACS Certificate) BA/BS 2.00
Chemistry (Biochemistry) BS 2.00
Chemistry (Chemistry Integrated Teacher Education) BA 2.00
Chemistry (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.00
Chicana and Chicano Studies BA 2.00
Child Development BS 2.40
Civil Engineering BS 2.70
Classics (Classical Humanities) BA 2.00
Classics (Classical Language) BA 2.00
Classics (Classical Language with Honors) BA 2.00
Communication BA 2.75
Comparative International Studies BA 2.00
Comparative Literature BA 2.00
Computer Engineering BS 2.70
Computer Science BS 2.00
Construction Engineering BS 2.70
Criminal Justice BS 2.80
Major Degree GPA Required
Dance BFA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Economics BA 2.40
Economics (International Economics) BA 2.40
Economics (Public Policy) BA 2.40
Economics (Quantitative Analysis) BA 2.40
Electrical Engineering BS 2.70
English BA 2.40
English (only open to AA-T/AS-T degree applicants) BA 2.40
English (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.40
Environmental Engineering BS 2.70
Environmental Sciences BS 2.00
European Studies BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Foods and Nutrition BS 2.90
French BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Geography (Environment, Sustainability, and Policy) BA 2.00
Geography (General Geography) BA 2.00
Geography (Geographic Information Science and Technology) BA 2.00
Geography (Geographic Information Science and Technology) BS 2.00
Geography (Human Geography and Global Studies) BA 2.00
Geography (Water, Climate, and Ecosystems) BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (Engineering Geology) BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (Environmental Geosciences) BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (General) BA/BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (Geophysics) BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (Hydrogeology) BS 2.00
Geological Sciences (Paleontology) BS 2.00
German BA 2.00
German (German Studies) BA 2.00
Gerontology BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Health Communication BS 2.75
History BA 2.40
Hospitality and Tourism Management (Hotel Operations and Management) BS 3.00
Hospitality and Tourism Management (Meetings and Events Operations and Management) BS 3.00
Hospitality and Tourism Management (Restaurant Operations and Management) BS 3.00
Hospitality and Tourism Management (Tribal Gaming Operations and Management) BS 3.00
Humanities BA 2.00
Humanities (European Humanities) BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
International Business (Arabic/Middle East and North Africa) BA 2.90
International Business (Chinese/Asia) BA 2.90
International Business (English/North America) BA 2.90
International Business (French/North America) BA 2.90
International Business (French/Western Europe) BA 2.90
International Business (German/Western Europe) BA 2.90
International Business (Italian/Western Europe) BA 2.90
International Business (Japanese/Asia) BA 2.90
International Business (Korean/Asia) BA 2.90
International Business (Portuguese/Latin America) BA 2.90
International Business (Portuguese/Western Europe) BA 2.90
International Business (Russian/Central Europe) BA 2.90
International Business (Spanish/Latin America) BA 2.90
International Business (Spanish/Western Europe) BA 2.90
International Security and Conflict Resolution (Cooperation, Conflict and Conflict Resolution) BA 2.00
International Security and Conflict Resolution (Environment and Security) BA 2.00
International Security and Conflict Resolution (Justice in the Global System) BA 2.00
Islamic and Arabic Studies BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Japanese BA 2.00
Journalism BA 3.00
Journalism (Advertising) BA 3.00
Journalism (Media Studies) BA 3.00
Journalism (Public Relations) BA 3.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Kinesiology (Exercise Science Generalist) (only open to AA-T/AS-T degree applicants) BS 2.90
Kinesiology (Fitness Specialist) BS 2.90
Kinesiology (Prephysical Therapy) BS 2.90
Major Degree GPA Required
Language, Culture, and Society BA 2.00
Latin American Studies BA 2.00
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Plus Studies BA 2.00
Liberal Studies (Education-Generalist) (only open to AA-T/AS-T degree applicants) BA 2.70
Liberal Studies (Elementary Education) BA 2.70
Liberal Studies (Mathematics) BA 2.70
Liberal Studies (Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Integrated Teacher Education) BA 2.70
Liberal Studies (Science) BA 2.70
Linguistics BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Mathematics BA 2.00
Mathematics (Applied) BS 2.00
Mathematics (Computational Science) BS 2.00
Mathematics (Mathematics Integrated Teacher Education) BA 2.00
Mathematics (Science) BS 2.00
Mathematics (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.00
Mechanical Engineering BS 2.70
Mechanical Engineering (Bioengineering) BS 2.70
Microbiology BA/BS 2.80
Microbiology (Clinical Laboratory Science) BS 2.80
Modern Jewish Studies BA 2.00
Music BA 2.00
Music (Global Composition) BM 2.00
Music (Jazz Studies) BM 2.00
Music (Music Education) BM 2.00
Music (Performance) BM 2.00
Music (Professional Studies - Entrepreneurship and Business) BM 2.90
Music (Professional Studies - General) BM 2.00
Music (Professional Studies - Music Recording Technology and Audio Design) BM 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Nursing BS 3.20
Major Degree GPA Required
Philosophy BA 2.00
Physical Science (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.00
Physics BA/BS 2.00
Physics (Modern Optics) BS 2.00
Political Science BA 2.40
Psychology BA 2.50
Psychology (Industrial and Organizational Psychology) BA 2.50
Psychology (only open to AA-T/AS-T degree applicants) BA 2.50
Public Administration BA 2.40
Public Administration (City Planning) BA 2.40
Public Health BS 2.90
Major Degree GPA Required
Recreation Administration (Outdoor Resource Management) BS 2.30
Recreation Administration (Recreation Systems Management) BS 2.30
Recreation Administration (Sustainable Tourism Management) BS 2.30
Religious Studies BA 2.00
Rhetoric and Writing Studies BA 2.00
Russian BA 2.00
Russian (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.00
Russian and Central European Studies BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Social Science BA 2.00
Social Science (Single Subject Teaching) BA 2.50
Social Work BA 2.70
Sociology BA 2.50
Spanish BA 2.30
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences BA 2.75
Statistics BS 2.00
Statistics (Actuarial Science) BS 2.00
Statistics (Data Science) BS 2.00
Sustainability BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Television, Film and New Media (Critical Studies) BS 3.00
Television, Film and New Media (Production) BS 3.00
Theatre Arts (General) BA 2.40
Theatre Arts (Design and Technology) BA 2.40
Theatre Arts (Design for Television and Film) BA 2.40
Theatre Arts (Performance) BA 2.40
Theatre Arts (Youth Theatre) BA 2.40
Major Degree GPA Required
Undeclared - 2.00
Urban Studies (Urban Cultures & Societies) BA 2.00
Urban Studies (Urban Planning, Design and Management) BA 2.00
Urban Studies (Urban Political Economy and Public Policy) BA 2.00
Urban Studies (Urban Sustainability) BA 2.00
Major Degree GPA Required
Women's Studies BA 2.00