Admissions


Readmission

To be eligible for readmission to the College of Natural Sciences, a student must have a minimum GPA of 2.00. Students that were previously classified in our College will have priority at the time of readmission.

 

Reclassification/Transfer/Students from Outside

Requirements for reclassification (change of major or college) for students from UPR System Units (students not articulated) and outside UPR System (transfers) for Academic Years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 .

--To have the following averages for all subgraduate majors, except Physics

  • GPA-General Point Average 3.00
  • Average in Sciences and Mathematics 3.00

--To have the following requirements for each major:

Biology and Environmental Sciences

  • Calculus I (4 credits)
  • Complete eight (8) credits in sciences with laboratories
    • General Biology I-II (4-4 credits)
    • College Physics I-II (4-4 credits)
    • Chemistry I-II (4-4 credits)
  • Chemistry
    • Calculus I (4 credits)\
    • Chemistry I-II (4-4 credits) completed with A or B

    Computer Sciences

    • Calculus I ( 4 credits) passed with A or B
    • COMS 3020-Discrete Mathematics
    • COMS 3030-Fundamental Structures in Computer Sciences
    • Additional requirement: Interview with department counselor

    Interdisciplinary Sciences

    • Calculus I (4 credits)
    • Complete eight (8) credits in sciences with laboratories
      • General Biology I-II (4-4 credits)
      • College Physics I-II (4-4 credits)
      • Chemistry I-II (4-4 credits)
      • Additional requirement: Proposal for Interdisciplinary Courses

    Mathematics

    • Calculus I (4 credits) completed with A or B
    • Calculus II (4 credits) completed with A or B
    • Additional requirement: Interview with department counselor

    Dietetic and Nutrition

    • Pre-Calculus I-II ( 4 credits) or their equivalents
    • Chemistry I (4 credits)
    • General Biology I or II (4 credits)

    Physics

    • GPA-General Point Average 2.50<
    • Average Sciences and Mathematics 3.00
    • Calculus I (4 credits) passed with A or B
    • Calculus II (4 credits) passed with A or B
    • Additional requirement: Interview with Department Counselor