48 months
Duration
15246 USD/year
15246 USD/year
5742 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Special Major offered by the California State University San Marcos allows highly motivated students the opportunity to develop an individualized program of study that cannot be realized within a single academic discipline or available major.

Overview

The Special Major offered by the California State University San Marcos consists of a closely monitored program of study in two or more disciplines. The program is developed in consultation with a Faculty Guidance Committee specifically formed of members of respective academic areas in the student’s program and is supervised by a faculty advisor, who serves as chair of the committee. The program must be approved by the Dean of a College in coordination with the student’s Faculty Guidance Committee.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will use methods appropriate to their individualized courses of study to demonstrate the ability to integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life-Long Learning
  • Oral Communication
  • Applied Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Completion of preparatory A–G Courses
  • Test Scores (SAT and ACT)
  • Your official GPA for admission to any California State University, including CSUSM, may be different than the GPA on your high school transcript. This is because we calculate your high school GPA using your 10th–12th grade A-G courses.
International
  • University Application
  • All official academic records
  • Official English translations of all academic records
  • Affidavit of Financial Support
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Are or will be a high school/secondary school graduate or equivalent
  • Equivalent of a "B" (3.0) grade point average

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15246 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15246 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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