College of Engineering requirements

Humanities and social sciences requirement

To round out your technical education, you’ll complete at least six courses that satisfy the College of Engineering’s Humanities and Social Sciences (H/SS) breadth requirement. See the humanities and social sciences section of our website for details.

Other graduation requirements

In addition, these criteria must be met:

  • Maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.00 (C average) and a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in upper division technical coursework required of your major.
  • Satisfy the College of Engineering Senior Residency requirement by completing your final 30 units on the Berkeley campus, in two consecutive semesters.
  • All technical courses (math, science and engineering) required of the major must be taken for a letter grade unless only offered on a Pass/Not Pass basis.