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University of California, Merced


UC Merced Resources

UC Merced Website


Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) to UC Merced

TAG Criteria

Additional TAG Information

Transfer Admission Information

Transfer Admission

Majors and Minors Offered at UC Merced

Majors and Minors

Major Requirements for UC Merced

Major Requirements

    • Enter Santa Monica College as Home School
    • Enter University of California, Merced as Transfer School
    • Click ​View Agreements Button
    • Next Window Select Major to View Major Prep. Requirements​​​​​​​​

Note: Transfer admission to UC Merced 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 Merced. 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.