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Registration Resources

HOW TO REGISTER FOR CLASSES

     * Includes videos, suggestions on building a class schedule, and much more

 

UC MERCED CATALOG

     * Provides updated information about academic requirements

     * Be sure to choose the correct "catalog year" based on the semester that you entered UC Merced

     * 2020-21 Catalog for Fall 2020 admits will be available in June 2020

 

CLASS SCHEDULE (also called the "open course list")

     * Shows all classes offered in a specific term, including number of seats remaining

     * Click on the CRN (5-digit number in first column) to check prerequisites.

     * Prerequisites are courses that must be completed before this class.

     * Check far right column for number of seats available (open seats).

     * Open course list updates in real time when UC Merced students drop or add courses (24 hours/day).

 

ENTRY LEVEL WRITING REQUIREMENT (ELWR)

     * If you did not satisfy ELWR before starting at UC Merced, take Writing 1 (WRI 001) in your first semester

     * First years must complete the UC system-wide ELWR requirement by the end of their second semester

     * The majority of WRI 001 sections are taught in fall semester

 

GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) REQUIREMENTS

     * For first year students entering Fall 2018 or after

     * For transfer students entering Fall 2020 or after

 

GENERAL EDUCATION (GE) SPARK SEMINARS

     * First years must complete the Spark Seminar (SPRK 001) by the end of their second semester

     * Most first year students complete the Spark Seminar requirement in their first semester

 

MY DEGREE PATH AUDIT

     * Shows major & degree requirements completed, in progress, or remaining

     * Allows students to build a semester-by-semester graduation plan based on intended major

     * Last updated in August 2019 to provide the audit for first years who started at UCM in 2019-20

     * Will be updated in Summer 2020 with major and degree requirements for Fall 2020 first year students

 

MY DEGREE PATH VIDEO

     * Explains how to create a plan in MyDegreePath

 

SAMPLE 4-YEAR GRAD PLANS OR FLOW CHARTS BY MAJOR

Plans for Fall 2020 admits will be available by late August 2020 (date subject to change).

School of Engineering Catalog Year 2019-20:

Click on major in left column under "Majors" to see flow chart by Catalog year.

School of Natural Sciences Catalog Year 2019-20:

Scroll to the bottom of the page and click the flow chart for your intended major/emphasis.

School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts:

Click on major in left column under "For Students".

(Don't click on the links in middle of page under "SSHA Majors".  Those links provide great information about each department...but are not the links to the sample 4-year grad plans.)