Please note that ALL courses taken for the major (both lower division prerequisites and upper division requirements) must be taken for a letter grade.
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One of the following is required:
One courses from:
One Course from:
Two courses from two different departments:
AP U.S. Government or AP Comparative Government with a score of 4 or 5 will satisfy one Social Science Prerequisite. The other course must not be from the Political Science department.
A total of 3 courses is required. Students must take Psych 101 and two additional quantitative courses.
And two courses from:
Please note that AP exams and IB standard exams do not satisfy the quantitative course requirement. IB HL and A-Level exams may be accepted on a case by case basis.
Transfer students and UC Berkeley students who wish to complete prerequisites at community colleges should consult assist.org for further information about the appropriate transferable coursework.