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NR3.3 Subject Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree

NR3.3.1 English Composition: Students must demonstrate adequate proficiency in English Composition by completing a one-year sequence of college-level instruction in English Composition with no grade lower than C. UCR's sequence is ENGL 001A, ENGL 001B and ENGL 001C. (ENGL 01HC or ENGL 01SC may be substituted for ENGL 001C, but only one of these courses can be taken for credit). Transfer students who have credit for one semester of English Composition from another institution are required to take two additional quarters, i.e., ENGL 001B and ENGL 001C.   Students have the option of using high school advanced placement with a score of 3 in English Composition to satisfy ENGL 001A; they must complete ENGL 001B and ENGL 001C. Students who have high school advanced placement with a score of 4 or 5 in English Composition have satisfied ENGL 001A and ENGL 001B; they must complete ENGL 001C. (Am 13 Jun 2005)

NR3.3.2 Humanities: 12 units in Humanities as described in R6.3 for the B. S. Degree. No course used to satisfy the English Composition requirement will apply toward Humanities credit. No more than one* course in performance may be counted in this 12 unit requirement. Foreign language at level 3 or above may be counted toward fulfillment of 4 units in this requirement. The college Executive Committee will determine which additional courses (courses from departments or programs cited in UCR campus regulation R6.3.3) will apply to the requirement and the Dean's office will implement this policy (Am 28 Jan 82)(Am 11 Nov 93)(Ed 10 Feb 94)(Am 9 Feb 95) (Am 30 May 96)

*NR3.2.3 -- A course is defined here as a block of instruction which carries credit of 4 or more units.

NR3.3.3 Social Sciences: 12 units in Social Sciences as described in R6.4 for the B.S. Degree. The college Executive Committee will determine which additional courses (courses from departments or programs cited in UCR campus regulation R6.4.3) will apply to the requirement and the Dean's office will implement this policy (Am 28 Jan 82)(Am 9 Feb 95)(Am 30 May 96)

NR3.3.4 Additional substantive courses in the major or fields related to the major: 16 units to be specified by the major department. (Am 28 Jan 82)

NR3.3.5 Natural Sciences: 20 units in Natural Sciences and Mathematics as described in R6.2 for the B. S. Degree. No more than 4 unites may be counted in Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering, or Statistics. No course in cultural geography may be used. The biological sciences course must have a laboratory component. The college Executive Committee will determine which courses may be used in satisfaction of the Natural Sciences requirement (courses from departments of programs cited in UCR Campus regulation R6.2.1 and R6.2.3) and the Dean's office will implement this policy (Am 28 Jan 82)(Am 9 Feb 95) (Am 30 May 96)


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