Undergraduate Planning Tools

CSE Undergraduate Planning Resources

Degree Plan Checklist:

Checklist for CSE Major requirements by major

UCSD Minors

Minor codes for minors offered at UC San Diego. 

CSE Majors may not minor in any JSOE minor or in Data Science

Four Year Plans

Long Term Planning Worksheet

Sample Plans By College

Sample 4-year Plans

  • BS Computer Engineering
Year Fall Winter Spring

First Year

CSE 8A
or
CSE 11
Math 20A
Lower Division Elective
GE

CSE 8B (if you completed CSE 8A)
or
CSE 12/15L (if you completed CSE 11)
Math 20B
GE

CSE 12/15L (if you completed CSE 8B)
or
CSE 30 (if you completed CSE 12/15L)
CSE 20
Math 20C
PHYS 2A

Second Year

CSE 30 (if you completed 12/15L)
CSE 21
ECE 35
PHYS 2B
Math 20D

CSE 100
ECE 45
Math 18 (formally 20F)
PHYS 2C

CSE 110
ECE 65
CSE Technical Elective
GE

Third Year

CSE 140
CSE 140L
ECE 101
GE

CSE 101
CSE 141
CSE 141L
GE
 

ECE 111
CSE/ECE Elective
GE

Fourth Year

CSE 120
CSE/ECE Elective
GE
GE

CSE/ECE Elective
CSE/ECE Elective
ECE 109

CSE/ECE Elective
CSE/ECE Elective
GE

  • BS Computer Science (Fall 2017 Curriculum): 
Year Fall Winter Spring

First Year

CSE 8A or 11

Math 20A

GE

LDE

CSE 8B or 12 & 15L

Math 20B

GE

GE

CSE 12 & 15L or 30

Math 20C

CSE 20 

Second Year

CSE 30

CSE 21

Gen. Science

GE

CSE 100

CSE 105

Gen. Science

GE

CSE 101

CSE 110

Math 18

GE

Third Year

CSE 103

CSE 140

CSE 140L

ML ++

CSE 141

CSE 141L

Systems/Network

GE

Lang/DB

Security/Crypt.

GE

GE

Fourth Year

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

GE

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

GE

GE

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

GE

GE

 

  • BS Computer Science with Specialization in Bioinformatics (Fall 2018 Curriculum): 
    • CHEM 40B (or BENG 120) not required for major requirements, but must be completed for BIMM 100/BIBC 102 prerequisites 
Year Fall Winter Spring

First Year

CSE 8A 

Math 20A

CHEM 6A

CSE 8B 

Math 20B

CHEM 6B

Math 20C

BILD 1

CSE 12

CSE 15L 

Second Year

CSE 30

CSE 21

CHEM 40A

BILD 4

CSE 100

CHEM 40B or BENG 120*

MATH 18

GE

CSE 101

BILD 3

PHYS 2A

GE

Third Year

BICD 100

BIMM 100

CSE Elective

GE

BIMM 101

MATH 186

BIBC 102

GE

CSE 182

CSE Elective

GE

GE

Fourth Year

BENG 183

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

GE

CSE 181

CSE Elective

CSE Elective

CSE 185

CSE Elective

GE