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Santa Monica College|Student Services|Transfer Services|University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

Majors Offered at UC Davis

http://www2.assist.org/exploring-majors/findMajorListByInstitutionAbbrev.do?abbrev=UCD

Major Requirements for UC Davis

http://www.assist.org/web-assist/articulationAgreement.do?inst1=none&inst2=none&ia=SMCC&ay=16-17&oia=UCD&dir=1

Additional Transfer Tidbits

In addition to completing significant lower-division major coursework, the following selective majors have certain GPA requirements:

Biological Sciences Division (all majors)

  • Complete Math 7 and 8 with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Complete Chemistry 11 and 12 with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Complete Biology 21, 22, and 23 (formerly 6A, 6B, and 7) with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Complete Chemistry 21, 22, and 23 with a minimum 2.5 GPA (completing organic chemistry is strongly recommended).
  • Minimum 2.8-3.0 overall GPA to be competitive.

Biotechnology

Minimum 2.5 GPA in major coursework, no grade lower than a C-, overall transferable GPA must be a 2.8 (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

Computer Science

Complete lower-division major requirements with a 3.0, and the overall transfer GPA should be between a 2.8-3.0 (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

Engineering

Applicants must complete all lower division courses for their specific major.
The following majors require a 3.4 GPA:
  • Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and electrical Engineering/Material Science and Engineering.
The following majors require a 3.1 GPA:
  • Aeronautical Science and Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemical/Biochemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Food Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Optical Science and Engineering (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

Fermentation Science

Minimum 3.0 in one year of chemistry, first semester organic chemistry, calculus, physics, biology and a 3.0 in second semester organic chemistry, calculus, and physics (check ASSIST for specific coursework), and overall GPA of 2.8 or higher. No grade lower than a "C-" in any one course.

International Relations

Complete lower-division major requirements with a 3.0, and the overall transfer GPA should be between a 2.8-3.0 (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

Managerial Economics

Minimum 2.8 GPA in Math 7, 8, 52; Economics 1, 2

Psychology

Complete lower-division major preparation with a 2.8 GPA (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

Viticulture and Enology

Minimum 3.0 in one year of chemistry, first semester organic chemistry, calculus, physics and it is strongly recommended that students complete a second semester organic chemistry, calculus, and physics (check ASSIST for specific coursework).

NOTE: Transfer admission to UC Davis is based primarily on the quality of an applicant's academic preparation. Students must be well prepared for their majors in order to succeed at UC Davis. While this general guideline is true every year, specific selection criteria are reviewed annually and may change depending on enrollment goals, the number of applicants, and the quality of applicants academic preparation.​