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Transfer Requirements

Find out your major’s specific admission requirements. Every school has its rules. Along with the general admission requirements for transfer students, each UCI academic unit has additional requirements, depending on your major of choice. 

All major-specific admission requirements must be completed by the end of the spring term prior to the fall quarter of enrollment. Learn which major prerequisites are required and any other criteria you need to meet below.

For more information regarding the AP and IB examination credit policies please refer to the UCI General Catalogue.

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

School of Biological Sciences

Students who wish to be considered for the following majors should follow the required and recommended course preparation outlined for Biological Sciences and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Biology/Education. The following majors are not available until the student is enrolled at UCI:

  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Developmental and Cell Biology
  • Exercise Sciences
  • Genetics
  • Human Biology
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Neurobiology

School of Biological Sciences Requirements by Major

The Paul Merage School of Business

School of Education

The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

School of Humanities

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Physical Sciences

Program in Public Health

School of Social Ecology

School of Social Sciences

Related Majors

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