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HSR3 Degree Requirements

HSR3.1 General Requirements

HSR3.1.1 Units. A minimum of 180 units of academic work is required for graduation. Not more than six units of Physical Education activity courses or their equivalent may be counted toward the 180 unit requirement for the Bachelor's Degree. No 400 series or equivalent courses and no more than three courses in the 300 series or equivalent may be counted toward the 180 unit requirement. A maximum of 216 units is allowed toward the bachelor's degree. (See definition of these course categories in Senate Regulation 740D and 740E) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.1.2 Grade Average. A grade point average of at least 2.00 in all courses undertaken in the University of California is required for graduation.

HSR3.1.3 Concurrent Enrollment. Concurrent enrollment in any course offered by University Extension (including correspondence courses) or by other institutions is not permitted except by prior approval of the Associate Dean of the college.

HSR3.1.4 Senior Residence. Thirty-five of the final 45 units completed by each candidate prior to receiving the Degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science must be earned in residence on the Riverside campus. Nor more than 18 of the 35 units may be completed in summer session courses on the Riverside campus. The minimum residence at the University of California required for a degree is three quarters. One of these may be completed in the summer session on the Riverside campus provided the student carries at least 12 units, unless a reduced load is approved by the Associate Dean of the college. Courses completed in the University of California Extension are not considered work in residence.

HSR3.1.5 Filing of Candidacy. Students must declare their candidacy for the Bachelorís Degree with the Dean's office at the beginning of their final quarter in accordance with the dates published in the Schedule of Classes. (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.1.6 Honors. Honors with the Bachelorís Degree are awarded to students who complete their work at the University of California with distinction and meet the policies laid down by the committee on honors. Honors are granted by the Faculty at graduation as follows: honors, high honors, highest honors. (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2 Breadth and Subject Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degrees (Am 27 Jan 76) [HSR3.02.01 English Composition: deleted 7 Nov 91]

HSR3.2.1 Humanities: 20 units in Humanities as described in R6.03 for the A.B. Degree; thus, B.S. students are also required to complete 20 units. Internships and independent study courses, and courses cross-listed with Business Administration, Education or Physical Education, may not be used to satisfy this requirement. (Am 22 May 86)(Am 26 May 88)(Am 8 Feb 90)(Am 7 Nov 91 & renumbered from 3.02.02) (Am25 May)(Am 5 Feb 98)

HSR3.2.2 Social Sciences: 16 units in Social Sciences as described in R6.04 for the A.B. Degree; thus, B.S. students are also required to complete 16 units. Internships, independent study courses, and courses cross-listed with Business Administration, Education or Physical Education may not be used to satisfy this requirement. (Am 22 May 86)(Am 26 May 88)(Am 8 Feb 90)(Am 7 Nov 91 & renumbered from 3.02.03) (Am 5 Feb 98)

HSR3.2.3 Foreign Language (Bachelor of Arts Degree): The Foreign Language Requirement (except for Foreign Language majors who satisfy the spirit of the language requirement by majoring in one or more languages) may be satisfied in two ways: (Am 24 May 90)(renumbered 7 Feb 91)(renumbered from 3.02.05 on 7 Nov 91) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2.3.1 (1) By completing the fourth-quarter level or its equivalent in one foreign language at UCR or at another college or university with a minimum grade of C; American Sign Language may also be used to satisfy this requirement. (renumbered 7 Feb 91) (renumbered from 3.02.05.01 on 7 Nov 91) (Am 25 May 95) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2.3.2 (2) By demonstrating proficiency at the fourth-quarter level on a foreign language placement exam offered by one of the foreign language departments at UCR. This test does not yield unit credit; it only determines whether the Foreign Language Requirement has been met, or in which course in the language sequence a student should enroll. (renumbered 7 Feb 91)(Am 7 Nov 91 & renumbered from 3.02.05.02)

HSR3.2.3.3 For majors shared between the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and other schools or colleges the number of quarters required to fulfill the Foreign Language requirement for the A.B. Degree will be determined by a committee appointed by the Executive Committees of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and the other school or college concerned. In no instance will this requirement be less than the minimum required by either body. (En 6 Nov 86)(renumbered 7 Feb 91) (renumbered from 3.02.05.03 on 7 Nov 91) (Am 25 May 00) [HSR3.02.04 Sciences (deleted on 7 Nov 91]

HSR3.2.4 Foreign Language (Bachelor of Science Degree): The Foreign Language Requirement (except for Foreign Language majors who satisfy the spirit of the language requirement by majoring in one or more languages) may be satisfied in two ways: (Am 24 May 90)(renumbered 7 Feb 91)(renumbered from 3.02.06 on 7 Nov 91) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2.4.1 (1) By completing the third-quarter level or its equivalent in one language at UCR or at another college or university with a minimum grade of C; (renumbered from 3.02.06.01 on 7 Feb 91)

HSR3.2.4.2 (2) By demonstrating proficiency at the third-quarter level on a foreign language placement exam offered by one of the foreign language departments at UCR. This test does not yield unit credit; it only determines whether the Foreign Language Requirement has been met, or in which course in the language sequence a student should enroll. (Am 24 May 90)(Am 7 Nov 91 & renumbered from 3.02.06.02)

HSR3.2.4.3 For majors shared between the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and other schools or colleges the number of quarters required to fulfill the B.S. Degree will be determined by a committee appointed by the Executive Committees of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and the concerned school or college. In no instance will this requirement be less than the minimum required by either body. (En 6 Nov 86)(renumbered 7 Feb 91)(renumbered from 3.02.06.03 on 7 Nov 91)(renumbered from 3.02.04.03 on 9 Nov 95) (renumbered from 3.02.06 on 24 Feb 00) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2.5 No course from a student's major discipline may be used in satisfaction of breadth requirements HSR3.02. to HSR3.02.04 (except for English majors in connection with R6.01, History majors in connection with R6.03.01, Ethnic Studies majors in connection with R6.05, and Foreign Language majors in connection with HSR3.02.03 and HSR3.02.04). However, courses outside the major discipline, but required for the major may satisfy these requirements. Students who elect a double or interdisciplinary major may apply courses from one of the majors, departments or programs in satisfaction of HSR3.02.01 to HSR3.02.04. Also, the same course may not be used to meet two breadth requirements. (En 9 Nov 95) (Am 25 May 00)

HSR3.2.6 (renumbered 3.02.04.03)

HSR3.2.7 (deleted 7 Nov 91)


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