Major Preparation for 2016-17 Transfer Students
In most cases, students are admitted to the university with a "proposed major" and later petition the department to officially declare the major; admission to the UCSC campus does not guarantee admission to a particular major.
Several UCSC majors are selective, and admission to the major is based on successful completion of lower-division pre-major requirements. In many majors, junior transfer students must have completed a number of lower-division courses in the major at the time of transfer to be able to complete degree requirements within two years.
Click on the major you are interested in to see the requirements for declaring the major (if any), as well as the preparation recommended prior to transferring to UCSC as a junior. For students transferring from a California Community College, course equivalencies can be found on the ASSIST website, at www.assist.org.
DIVISION OF THE ARTS
Division of Humanities
Division of Physical & Biological Sciences
Earth Sciences/Anthropology (Combined Major)
Division of Social Sciences
Economics/Mathematics (Combined Major)
Latin America & Latino Studies/Politics (Combined Major)
Latin America & Latino Studies/Sociology (Combined Major)
Jack Baskin School of Engineering
Admission to all majors in the Baskin School of Engineering is selective. Students who indicate an interest in an engineering major on their transfer admission application are reviewed for eligibility at the time of admission to the UC Santa Cruz campus. Admission is based on completion of lower-division major requirements and GPA: specific information is available at http://admissions.ucsc.edu/apply/transfer-students/major-prep.html.
The following majors are offered in the Baskin School of Engineering:BioengineeringBioinformaticsComputer EngineeringComputer ScienceComputer Science: Computer Game DesignElectrical EngineeringNetwork and Digital TechnologyRobotics EngineeringTechnology and Information Management
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