University of California - Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, CA

University of California, Santa Barbara says that "students who successfully complete the UCSB General Education program will be able to: locate, interpret, and use sources from academic and vernacular sources...in ways that are appropriate for specific contexts, audiences, and purposes. Critically read and interpret qualitative, quantitative, primary, and/or secondary sources to inform inquiry." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ucsb.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:22,186
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:68%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$14,451 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$42,465 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 and because students may test out of this requirement through SAT or ACT scores.

  • 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: 06/28/2018

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