University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

University of California, Santa Barbara says that "As the largest center of teaching, learning, and research on the UCSB campus, the college offers an environment of stimulating intellectual exchanges among senior faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates. The curriculum encourages exploration and intellectual breadth through the completion of the General Education Program and provides depth through the acquisition of the analytical skills and methods of a specific academic discipline. An honors program provides enrichment opportunities for highly motivated undergraduates."[Source]

  • Website:http://www.ucsb.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:20,238
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:68%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$13,968 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$38,676 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Literature" requirement may be satisfied by courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the "American History and Institutions" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Quantitative Literacy" and "Science, Mathematics, and Technology" requirements; in each case, students may choose either one or the other.

  • 7. Science

    PARTIAL

    See Note

    One-half credit given for both Mathematics and Natural or Physical Science because math and science are folded into the "Quantitative Literacy" and "Science, Mathematics, and Technology" requirements; in each case, students may choose either one or the other.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/30/2016

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