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Second Baccalaureate

Second Bachelor's Admission Criteria

The minimum requirements for admissions to post-baccalaureate studies:

  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate
  • Are in good academic standing at the last college or university attended
  • Have attained an overall grade point average of at least 2.5 in an acceptable earned baccalaureate degree or;
  • Have attained a grade point average of at least 2.5 (A=4.0) in the last 60 semester (90 quarter) units attempted

The following programs of study will be available to prospective applicants seeking to earn their second bachelor's degree:

  • Applied Physics - Applied Electronics BS
  • Applied Physics - Applied Physics BS
  • Art, Med & Design - Art & Visual Culture BA
  • Art, Med & Design - Digital & Media Arts BA
  • Biochemistry BS
  • Biotechnology BS
  • Chemistry BS
  • Chemistry Science Education Option BS
  • Child & Adolescent Development BA
  • Hum Dev - Counseling Services BA
  • Hum Dev - Health Sciences BA

Apply for Admission

Submit an application along with the $70 application fee to Cal State San Marcos on Cal State Apply. You will receive an email confirmation once your application has been submitted. 

See How to Apply page for deadlines.

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