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Entry into the honors program requires sponsorship by a mentor from among Health Sciences faculty and approval of the Undergraduate Studies Committee. Students must complete at least 132 units and meet all the requirements for the major. Also required are 9 to 15 course credit hours for a research-based honors thesis carried out under the supervision of the a faculty Supervisor, as follows:
A minimum of 3.00 on all relevant measures (CGPA, upper division grade point average, Health Sciences major grade point average) is required for entry and must be maintained for graduation with honors. Students who obtain both a program and graduation GPA of 3.5 are eligible for the designation first class.
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The Bachelor of Science degree requires 120 units of required, which includes at least 45 units of upper division coursework. The degree has a choice of a concentration in Life Sciences or a concentration in Population and Quantitative Health Sciences. Note: Students enrolled in HSCI major and minor programs must have a grade C- or better in required and prerequisite courses. Courses taken in other departments (i.e., Stats, MBB) may require higher than C-.