Course Requirements

  • ​Satisfactory completion of all course examinations.
  • Completion of an online course evaluation.

Entering medical students who participate in the Core Topics in Biomedical Sciences (CTBS) course are not officially enrolled in medical school and do not receive SOM course credit. However, the course is administered through UC San Diego's Summer Sessions office, and students receive elective credit on their undergraduate transcripts for attending. Pharmacy students who attend CTBS receive 9 units of elective credit on their School of Pharmacy transcript.