UC San Diego Colleges First-Year General Education Requirements

Page 1

UC SAN DIEGO COLLEGES

FIRST-YEAR GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

EIGHTH COLLEGE

REVELLE

MUIR

MARSHALL

WARREN

ROOSEVELT

SIXTH

Est. 2019 | seventh.ucsd.edu

Est. 2022 | eighth.ucsd.edu

Where the Arts, Sciences, and Humanities join to create and inspire well-rounded Scholars.

Celebrating the independent spirit.

The Student as Scholar and Citizen.

Toward a life in balance.

Developing world citizens through scholarship, leadership and service.

Innovative - Interconnected Aware.

Interdisciplinary explorations of our changing planet.

Engagement and community.

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

QUARTER COURSES

5

2 Muir College Writing Program A 2-course sequence, MCWP 40 & 50.

3 Dimensions of Culture Diversity, Justice, and Imagination courses, also includes intensive universitylevel writing.

2

First-year applicants can begin ranking Eighth College on the UC application beginning in Fall 2023.

2 Mathematics, Statistics or Logic Choices available for nonscience majors.

2

Ethics and Society

2

Formal Skills Calculus, Symbolic Logic, Computer Programming and/or Statistics.

Est. 1964 | revelle.ucsd.edu

3

5

Humanities 5-course sequence includes intensive university-level writing. Mathematics 3 courses in mathematics to include two courses in Calculus and one course chosen from an approved list. Natural Science 5 courses in Natural Sciences to include courses from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Sciences. Separate sequences available for Science majors and for Arts, Humanities and Social Science majors.

2

Social Science

1

Fine Arts From Music, Theatre & Dance or Visual Arts.

0-4 Language other than English Can be met by proficiency or coursework.

Est. 1967 | muir.ucsd.edu

3 Social Sciences GE A 3-course sequence. 3 Mathematics or Natural Sciences A 3-course sequence. Options are available for non science majors. 6 Fine Arts, Foreign Language or Humanities Two 3-course sequences from two of these areas. "Sequences" must come from a defined set of courses, typically in one department or area of study.

Est. 1970 | marshall.ucsd.edu

3 Natural Science 1 course each in Biology, Chemistry and Physics; choices available for nonscience majors. 2 Humanities/Culture 2 courses in specified domestic and selective global cultures. 1 Fine Arts 1 appreciation-based course in Music, Theatre & Dance or Visual Arts. 4 Disciplinary Breadth 4 courses outside of your major; 2 must be upperdivision; 1 must be writing intensive. Public Service option may fulfill one upperdivision disciplinary breadth requirement.

Est. 1974 | warren.ucsd.edu

Warren College Writing Program Includes 2 quarters of intensive instruction in university-level argumentative writing.

12 Programs of Concentration (PofCs) for B.A./B.S. degrees (except engineering) 2 PofCs, not related to each other and outside the major discipline. Each PofC contains 6 courses. 6

Area Studies for B.S. degrees in engineering 2 Area Studies, 1 in the Humanities/Fine Arts and 1 in the Social Sciences. Each containing 3 courses. – Optional, a minor may be used in lieu of a PofC or Area Study if outside the major discipline and unrelated to the discipline of the other PofC or Area Study.

Est. 1988 | roosevelt.ucsd.edu

5

2

2

Est. 2002 | sixth.ucsd.edu

SEVENTH

Making of the Modern World 5-course sequence includes 2 quarters of intensive instruction in university-level writing.

3 Culture, Art and Technology Includes 1 quarter of critical reading and 2 quarters of intensive instruction in university-level writing and digital literacy.

3 Synthesis Courses: • Two lower-division writing-intensive courses.

Quantitative and Formal Skills Choices available for science majors and non-science majors.

1 Information Technology Fluency

10 “Alternatives” Courses 2 from each of the following: • Arts

Natural Sciences Choices available for science majors and non-science majors.

0-4 Language other than English Can be met by proficiency or coursework.

10 Breadth Requirement 2 Social Analysis (2 social science courses)

2 Analytical and Scientific Methods (2 science courses)

• Quantitative Reasoning

Fine Arts

1 Structured Reasoning (1 math/logic course)

3

Regional Specialization Courses must be from one geographic region and at least 2 courses must be upper-division.

2 Art Making

First-Year applicants completing California Community College coursework, please note: Neither IGETC certification nor partial-IGETC completion may apply toward the fulfillment of UC San Diego college general education requirements for incoming first-year students.

• Humanities • Social Sciences

1

More information coming soon!

• One upper-division project-based course.

2 Narrative, Aesthetic and Historical Reasoning (2 humanities courses)

1 Exploring Data (1 statistics course)

EIGHTH

• Natural Sciences & Engineering

1 High Impact Course (such as a departmental capstone, internship, practicum, mentored research, or study abroad)

2 Upper-division Requirements Experiential learning course or project (can overlap with your major requirements). CAT 125: Public Rhetoric and Practical Communication.

like, follow, share @ucsdadmissions

@ucsandiegoadmissions


Turn static files into dynamic content formats.

Create a flipbook
Issuu converts static files into: digital portfolios, online yearbooks, online catalogs, digital photo albums and more. Sign up and create your flipbook.