The Structure of Your Degree

1) General Education requirements

  1. All UCLA students must complete a GE curriculum pattern.
  2. As a transfer student, you may have fulfilled this with IGETC.
  3. GE requirements and IGETC should be discussed with your College Counseling Unit.

2) Overall unit requirement

  1. All UCLA students must graduate with a minimum of 180 units.
  2. These units include all classes in which credit was received, whether they are letter graded, pass/no-pass, upper division, lower division, or transferred courses.
  3. Questions about unit progress should be discussed with your College Counseling Unit.

3) Upper Division unit requirement

  1. All UCLA students must graduate with a minimum of 60 upper division units (courses labeled 100-199).
  2. 50 of these 60 upper division units will be covered by completing your Psychology major. The remaining 10 units can be taken in Psychology, or in other UCLA departments.
  3. Upper division unit requirements should be discussed with your College Counseling Unit.

4) Preparation for the Major

  1. All UCLA students must complete the prep requirements for their approved major.
  2. As a transfer, you have completed most, but not all, of the preparation courses.
  3. Preparation courses for the major should be discussed with a Psychology Advisor.

5) Major requirements

  1. All three Psychology Department majors consist of 10 upper division major courses.
  2. None of these requirements have been met with community college coursework.

Major requirements should be discussed with a Psychology Advisor.

In addition to the requirements mentioned above, the University also enforces policies that ensure the quality of your education and to ensure appropriate degree progress. These issues should be discussed with your College Counseling Unit. You can also refer to the Catalog or CAC website for specific details: http://cac.ucla.edu/