University of California - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA

The University of California - Santa Cruz says it "is dedicated to excellence in undergraduate education, graduate studies, and research.... A strong program of general education is enhanced with opportunities for academic specialization and original research, and UC Santa Cruz also provides unparalleled opportunities for students to learn through hands-on experience." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.ucsc.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:17,577
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:53%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$14,020 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$42,034 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in Literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Textual Analysis and Interpretation" and the "Cross-Cultural Analysis" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because language study is optional under "Textual Analysis and Interpretation" requirement.

  • 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 high school coursework.

  • 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 "Mathematical and Formal Reasoning" requirement, thus students may choose between 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 "Mathematical and Formal Reasoning" requirement, thus students may choose between one or the other. The "Scientific Inquiry" requirement, moreover, lists courses that do not primarily address natural science.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/14/2019

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