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Effective Summer 2019 through Spring 2020:

Listed below are updates to the 2019-20 catalog.  This includes new courses, course changes, corrections, and curriculum substitutions. 

  • New courses and course changes are the result of the Exceptions to the Catalog Review Cycle process. 
  • Corrections have been identified since the publication of the 2019-20 catalog. 
  • Curriculum substitutions are the result of approved blanket curriculum substitutions. 
  • For updates to other information in the Catalog, please see the appropriate web sites (e.g., Admissions, Office of the Registrar - Records and Evaluations, Financial Aid, Housing, etc.).
Item Change Description Date of Update or Effective Term
AGB 212 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2019
Agricultural and Environmental Plant Sciences, BS Curriculum substitution: In Environmental Horticulture, Fruit and Crop and Plant Protection Concentrations, added AEPS 200 and AEPS 400 to Approved Electives list. 6/4/19
Animal Science, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added the following electives to Food Animal Production: ASCI 410, DSCI 231, DSCI 333 5/21/19
Architectural Engineering, MS Added footnote #2 "At least 7 units of Approved Elective courses must be at 500 level". 5/23/19
Civil & Environmental Engineering, MS Added footnote #3 "In total, at least 27 units of advisor approved electives (both within and outside of Civil and Environmental Engineering) must be at the 500 level". 5/23/19
Computer Engineering, BS Reformatted Senior Project choices, reflects unit change from "5 units" to "4-5 units". Total units changed from "192-195" to "191-195" as a result. 6/13/19
Computer Science, BS Curriculum substitution: In major coursework, change requirement from "CSC 300" to "CSC 300 or PHIL 323". 6/17/19
Computer Science, MS Corrected unit value for course CSC 599 from "3" to "4". 5/15/19
Electrical Engineering, MS Added footnote #2 "Not all courses listed are offered each academic year. Consult the EE Department for current information on course offerings". 5/23/19
Engineering Management, MS Added "At least 4 units must be at 500 level" to footnote #4. 5/23/19
English, BA Add Request for Approved Electives: Added ENGL 449 topic "American Modernism in Black and White" to 400-Level Diversity Electives. 6/17/19
ESE 105 New course. Summer 2019
Graphic Communication, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: In User Experience/User Interface Concentration, added GRC 347 to Approved Electives list. 5/30/19
Industrial Engineering, BS Add Request for Approved Electives: Added the following electives IME 140 and IME 239. 5/20/19
Industrial Engineering, MS Added footnote #5, "400 level courses may not exceed 18 units in total". 5/23/19
Interdisciplinary Studies, BA Add Request for Approved Electives: Added the following electives to the Emphasis Areas: FR 305, FR 350, GER 305, GER 350, SPAN 305, SPAN 307, SPAN 340, SPAN 350, SPAN 351, SPAN 390, SPAN 402, SPAN 410, WLC 312, WLC 370. 5/13/19
Mechanical Engineering, MS Added footnote #1 and #2. 5/23/19
Political Science, BA + Master of Public Policy New blended program. Fall 2019
PSY 340 Added "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description. Summer 2019
Software Engineering, BS Curriculum substitution: In major coursework, change requirement from "CSC 300" to "CSC 300 or PHIL 323". 6/17/19