Second Baccalaureate Degrees

1st Degree outside of UC Irvine:

Applications will only be accepted for the Fall Quarter. Applications must be submitted during the filing period in order to be considered for Fall admission. Detailed information on the application procedure can be found on the UCI Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

1st Degree within UC Irvine:

Applications will be accepted for any quarter. Former UC Irvine applicants must reach out to to initiate the 2nd Baccalaureate process. Former UCI students will be admitted via the campus' readmission policy. All interested individuals must adhere to the readmission deadlines that are set by the Registrar's Office.

 *Students with a degree in Computing and/or Engineering are ineligible for admission into the 2nd Bacc programs. The following 2nd Bacc programs are meant for students with non-technical backgrounds.

» ICS Second Baccalaureate Degrees

» Tips for Second Baccalaureate Applicants

  • Coursework may be completed through UCI Continuing Education, UCI Summer Session, or articulated coursework through Please follow the links for more information.
  • Complete all required coursework before applying. Your bachelor's degree must be conferred before your application can be reviewed.
  • If you complete several math and computer science courses and find you are not earning high enough grades, you may need to reconsider your decision to apply for a second baccalaureate degree in ICS. 

» Note

  • Second baccalaureate students may not pursue a Minor
  • Second Baccalaureate students may not pursue a Double Major
  • Second baccalaureate students may not change majors once admitted into a program
  • Second Baccalaureate students do not need to complete coursework toward the General Education requirements