The following are changes proposed to Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.
April 7, 2017
Title 5, California Code of Regulations
Division 5 –
Board of Trustees of the California State Universities
Chapter 1 –
California State University
Subchapter 2 –
Article 6 –
§ 40500. Bachelor of Arts Degree: Required Curriculum.
To be eligible for the Bachelor of Arts degree, the candidate shall have completed the following requirements:
(a) General Education-Breadth Requirements. The courses in General Education-Breadth Requirements shall be distributed in the manner prescribed in Sections 40405-40405.4.
(b) Major 24 semester units (36 quarter units).
There shall be one major with a minimum of 24 semester units (36 quarter units). At least 12 semester units (18 quarter units) in the major shall be upper division courses or their equivalent. The maximum number of units shall be determined by the campus.
(c) Additional Units. Units to complete the total required for the degree may be used as electives or to meet other requirements.
(d) Total. For candidates electing, pursuant to Section 40401, to meet graduation requirements established prior to the 2000-01 academic year, the total semester units required for the Bachelor of Arts Degree, of which at least 40 (60 quarter units) shall be in the upper division credit, shall be 124 semester units (186 quarter units). For candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degree who are meeting graduation requirements established from the 2000-01 and through the 2013-14 academic years, a minimum of 120 semester units (180 quarter units) shall be required, including at least 40 semester units (60 quarter units) in upper-division courses or their equivalent. For candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degree who are meeting graduation requirements established during or after the 2014-15 academic year, no fewer and no more than 120 semester units shall be required, including at least 40 semester units in upper-division courses or their equivalent, unless the Chancellor grants an exception.
Note: Authority cited: Section 89030, Education Code. Reference: Section 89030, Education Code.