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Effective Summer 2017 through Spring 2019:

Listed below are updates to the 2017-19 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 2017-19 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
AERO 321Remove prerequisite "EE 201 and EE 251".Summer 2017
AdmissionsAdded "The California Promise Program" description to Undergraduate Admissions section.6/2/17
Agricultural Science, BSIncluded information, "that is not already counting towards GE area" to Individualized Career Area Elective.4/28/17
Biomedical Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to BMED 455 & BMED 456, "ENGR 459, ENGR 460, ENGR 461 and BMED 400 (8) may substitute for BMED 455 and BMED 456 (8) ".3/29/17
BMED 410Correct prerequisite from "BMED, CE 204, or ME 212" to "BMED 310, CE 204, and ME 212".5/15/17
BMED 425Correct prerequisite from "ME 302 or ME 341" to "ME 302 and ME 341".5/15/17
BMED 440Correct prerequisite from "BMED 310 or EE 201" to "BMED 310 and EE 201".5/15/17
BMED 481Correct prerequisite from "IME 314, MATH 244 or ME 302" to "IME 314, MATH 244 and ME 302".5/15/17
BUS 402Correct prerequisite from "BUS 342, BUS 346, or BUS 387" to "BUS 342, BUS 346, and BUS 387".5/15/17
CD 230Correct prerequisite from "CD 131 or PSY 256" to "CD 131 and PSY 256".5/15/17
CD 401Correct prerequisite from "Senior standing; and one of the following: CD 304, CD 305, CD 306, or CD 329" to "CD 304, CD 305, CD 306, CD 329 and senior standing".5/15/17
CM 415Added "Not open to students with credit in CM 450" to course description.Summer 2017
CHEM 106Update prerequisite from "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or MATH 104" to "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or MATH 96 (formerly MATH 104)".5/16/16
CHEM 110Update prerequisite from "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or MATH 104" to "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or MATH 96 (formerly MATH 104)".5/16/17
CHEM 124Update prerequisite from "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 104" to "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 96 (formerly MATH 104)".5/16/17
CHEM 127Update prerequisite from "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 104" to "Passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 96 (formerly MATH 104)".5/16/17
Computer Engineering, BSAdd Request for Approved Technical Electives: Add DATA 301.Summer 2017
CPE 419Correct corequisite from "CSC 348" to "CSC 141 or CSC 348".5/15/17
CPE/CSC 431Corrected prerequisite from "CSC/CPE 430" to "CSC 430".6/27/17
CSC 307Correct prerequisite from "CSC 348 and CPE/CSC 357" to "CSC 141 or CSC 348; and CPE/CSC 357".5/15/17
CSC 308Correct prerequisite from "CSC 348 and CPE/CSC 357" to "CSC 141 or CSC 348; and CPE/CSC 357".5/15/17
CSC 344Correct prerequisite from "CSC 348 and CPE/CSC 357" to "CSC 141 or CSC 348; and CPE/CSC 357".5/15/17
CSC 349Correct prerequisite from "CSC 348 and MATH 142; or CPE/CSC 102 and CPE/CSC 103 and MATH 248; or CPE/CSC 202 and CPE/CSC 203 and MATH 248" to "CSC 141 and MATH 142; or CSC 348 and MATH 142; or CPE/CSC 102 and CPE/ CSC 103 and MATH 248; or CPE/CSC 202 and CPE/ CSC 203 and MATH 248".5/15/17
CSC 365Correct prerequisite from "CSC 348; or CPE/CSC 102 and CPE/CSC 103 and MATH 248; or CPE/CSC 202 and CPE/CSC 203 and MATH 248" to "CSC 141; or CSC 348; or CPE/CSC 102 and CPE/CSC 103 and MATH 248; or CPE/CSC 202 and CPE/CSC 203 and MATH 248".5/15/17
EE 201Add "Course may be offered in classroom-based or online format" to course description.Summer 2017
Electrical Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to EE 460, "ENGR 459, ENGR 460 and ENGR 461 (6) may substitute for the series EE 460, EE 461 and EE 462 (6) or the series EE 460, EE 463 and EE 464 (6)".5/3/17
ERSC/SS 400Correction: Removed NR crosslisting and updated total credit limit from "4 units" to "12 units".5/16/17
Food Science, BSCurriculum substitution: In Applied Food Technology concentration required coursework, change requirement from "FSN 410" to "FSN 341 or FSN 410". Added footnote "FSN 341 may not be double-counted as an approved elective".5/17/17
Industrial Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to IME 481 & IME 482, "ENGR 459, ENGR 460 and ENGR 461 (6) may substitute for IME 481 and IME 482 (5) with the one excess unit counting towards Technical Electives".3/15/17
Liberal Studies, BSAdded general education designation (C2) to "PHIL 230 or PHIL 231" requirement.6/20/17
Manufacturing Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to IME 481 & IME 482, "ENGR 459, ENGR 460 and ENGR 461 (6) may substitute for IME 481 and IME 482 (5) with the one excess unit counting towards Technical Electives".3/15/17
MATE 235Remove requisite "Concurrent: MATE 222".Summer 2017
MATE 330Remove requisite "Concurrent: MATE 370"Summer 2017
MATE 340Remove requisite "Concurrent: MATE 360".Summer 2017
MATE 360Remove requisite "Concurrent: MATE 340".Summer 2017
MATE 370Remove requisite "Concurrent: MATE 330".Summer 2017
MATE 380Remove "Junior standing" from prerequisite.Summer 2017
Materials Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to MATE 482, MATE 483 & MATE 484, "ENGR 459, ENGR 460 and ENGR 461 (6) may substitute for MATE 482, MATE 483 & MATE 484 (5) with the one excess unit counting towards Technical Electives".3/17/17
Mechanical Engineering, BSCurriculum substitution: In General, Mechatronics and Manufacturing concentrations, add footnote to ME 428, ME 429, ME 430; "ENGR 459, ENGR 460 and ENGR 461 (6) may substitute for ME 428, ME 429 and ME 430 (6).5/15/17
Minimum Requirements for GraduationUpdate Academic Residence Requirements from "30 units in residence of the last 40 units counted toward the degree" to "28 units in residence of the last 40 units counted toward the degree" per approved Academic Senate Resolution (AS-827-17).4/18/17
NR 400Correction: Change total credit limit from "4 units" to "12 units".5/16/17
Nutrition, BSCurriculum substitution: In major coursework, add footnote to FSN 461, "Credit in FSN 470 with the topic "Senior Project: Nutrition for Sport and Exercise" (2 units) and credit in FSN 470 with the topic "Senior Project: Writing" (1 unit) may substitute for FSN 461".5/30/17
Nutrition, BSCurriculum substitution: In Nutrition and Food Industries concentration required coursework, change requirement from "FSN 410" to "FSN 341 or FSN 410". Added footnote "FSN 341 may not be double-counted as an approved elective".5/17/17
Packaging Value Chain, MSNew graduate degree program.Fall 2017
Real Property Development MinorUpdate footnote #1 from, "If CM 232 is taken for 3 units, then 4 units of approved electives must be at the 300-400 level" to “If CM 232 is taken, then at least 4 units of approved electives at the 300-400 level must be completed to meet the minimum requirement of 12 units of upper-division coursework for the minor".5/8/17
Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Administration, BSAdd footnote, "Some GE requirements may be met by course selections within the Support electives and/or concentration; in that case, additional free electives may be required to reach a total of 180 units" to Concentration and Support Electives.4/24/17
SCM 230Reactivate course in the catalog.Summer 2017
SS 121Update prerequisite from "College chemistry and passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 104" to "College chemistry and passing score on ELM examination, or an ELM exemption, or credit in MATH 96 (formerly MATH 104)".5/16/17