At least two semesters have been completed at UC Berkeley at time of application.
Planned program includes all requirements for both majors and colleges.
No more than two upper division courses (used to satisfy major requirements) may overlap between the two programs. Note: There is no limit on the number of courses used to satisfy breadth or humanities requirements that may overlap.
If a 9th semester (5th semester for transfer students) is required to complete the simultaneous degree, the request must be made at the time of application. Requests for this additional semester are generally approved; consult with your ESS Adviser for more information.
Applicants from a school or college other than Engineering must have an overall and technical GPA of 3.0 or higher. (Note: The minimum GPA for consideration is 3.0. Applications are reviewed for acceptance by the department to which a student applies and some have a higher GPA requirement.)
Applicants from a school or college other than Engineering must meet all Change of College application criteria and in most instances must submit their simultaneous degree application by no later than the end of the sophomore year. Though applicants remain in their current college, and thus aren't doing a change of college, they are applying to the College of Engineering. We have the same criteria for admission whether applying for change of college or to complete a simultaneous degree. Visit the Change of College sectionof our website to learn the College of Engineering application criteria.
Applications for a simultaneous degree must be submitted a minimum of two semesters prior to the anticipated date of graduation. In most cases, applicants from other colleges must submit by the end of their sophomore year. Students who cannot meet the sophomore year deadline should meet with an ESS adviser to determine if a late application can be considered.
The application must be approved by Deans of both colleges/schools to which you are applying. Review the instructions on the application for information on obtaining the necessary approvals and signatures and consult with your ESS Adviser if you have questions. For a list of the other colleges and their office locations, please refer to the website www.berkeley.edu/academics.