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									UC Santa Barbara
       UCSB Academic Programs

   Creative Studies

   Engineering

   Letters & Science

 GevirtzSchool of Education
 Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
      Application Filing Periods

Fall Applications     All other majors:
  Only:
 Computer            UCSB often takes
                      applications for
  Science and         Winter terms (please
 Engineering         contact UCSB in June
                      to assure we will be
  majors              open for Winter 2004)
 International
  Applicants          Spring term is closed
    Admission Selection Criteria
   Non-selective majors, L&S:
       CLEARLY eligible:
    » English and math completed or in progress at time of
      application
    » 60 units by end of spring
    » Traditionally a GPA cushion of 2.60+ ensures
      competitiveness, but as our overall applications and
      strength of applicant increases, so may our
      recommended GPA cushion
                 Selective Majors
   Computer Science, BA, BS
    » > 3.00 + in calculus-2 sems completed min.
    » C++, Java if available/ object-oriented lang.
    » suggested: 2 sems calculus-based physics

   Engineering,BS
    » > 3.00 + pre-major and overall; linear alg, diff equations
    » science physics, chemistry, programming in C or Java, for
      majors: circuits & devices / statics
    » 2 English composition courses
    Take also 2-3 humanities/social science electives
           Fall 2002 Transfer Admits
        Engineering & Computer Science
     Major      Admit GPA      Enroll GPA
Chem E.           3.65            3.65

Comp E.           3.63            3.42

Comp Sci.         3.56            3.50


EE                3.58            3.53

ME                3.62            3.79
       Selective Majors
   Creative Studies - all emphases
    » supplementary application, evidence
      of talent, knowledge and self-direction/
      motivation. No specific GPA

   Biological Sciences - all 9 majors
    » science prep and math GPA ~ 2.70
      one year general chemistry
      and one year sequence of:
       biology or calculus or
      organic chemistry or physics
Impacted Majors: Pre-major
programs
  .



      » Business Economics/Economics
      » Biopsychology
      » Communication
      » Law and Society
      » Mathematics
      » Political Science
      » Psychology
      » Sociology
   Transfer Selection & Enrollment
                                  Winter 2004 (if open)
                                   » upper division only
Fall 2003                             – GPA depends on demand,
                                        space
  » 7300 applications
                                      – 3.0+ recommended for
  » Target admits: 5000                 competitiveness
  » 1400 spaces                       – complete math and English
                                        by Summer 2002, units by
  We are admitting all clearly          fall
    eligible students
                                FALL 2004
  Other eligible students
                                  » upper division only
  have also been admitted
                                     – preference: complete math
  (B grades in pre-reqs)               and English by fall 2003,
                                        units by spring
          IGETC Advice
   IGETC is accepted but is not
    recommended for:
    » majors in biological sciences, computer
      science, engineering, environmental studies,
      geological sciences, fine arts in theatre or
      music
   College of Letters and Science
    » Effective Fall 2002 accepts IGETC from all
      students who meet the definition of a
      California community college student
                IGETC After Transfer
 Students who have accepted
 our offer of admission and
 who have partial certification***
 are advised to meet with the
 “IGETC After Transfer
 Advisors” at UCSB at:
    805/893.3021
 Alpha: A-K Contact Lynn Hastings
 Alpha: L-Z Contact Lori Harrington
***Partial Certification is not accepted for Computer Science BS, Engineering majors
Pre-Enrollment Advising:
    Transfer Orientation

               one day program
               overnight program

                Students meet with
                college advisors and
                department advisors

                Gives students
                priority registration
Family Student Housing

   For married
    couples, single
    parents, siblings
    with legal custody
    of under-age
    children
   Apply at least a
    year in advance to
    secure a space
          Housing Options
   Campus Owned and UCSB Affiliates:
    » Admitted students apply on-line by June 1
    » Return SIR by June 1
    » Lottery system / contracts


   Community Housing
      Office (CHO)
    » resource center
    » rental listings on-line
    » advice and advocacy
         Student Life at UCSB
85% live within 2 miles campus
  »   performances / lectures
  »   student leadership / government
  »   300+ clubs and organizations
  »   recreation/fitness center
  »   club sports, intramurals
  »   NCAA Div I team sports (21)
       Pre-Admission Advising
   Transfer Advising             Campus Events
    Sessions                       » Spring Insight-
    » Thursdays and Fridays at
      UCSB Visitor Center          (April 11 & 12, 2003)
    » 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.,       » Gaucho Fridays-
      excluding University         Admitted Student Presentations
      Holidays.                    (May 2003, Fridays from 1-3)

   Campus Tours offered           » Fall Preview-
    daily                          (October 24 & 25, 2003)
    » at 12:00 noon and 2:00
      p.m
        Transfer Student
         Mentors/Peers
Transfer Services Office: 805/893.3872
E-mail: transfer@sa.ucsb.edu
UCSB Contacts for Counselors
   Christian Villaseñor, Transfer Services Coordinator -
    » villasenor-c@sa.ucsb.edu 805/893-5795
   Sara Nieves-Lucas, Southern California Regional Transfer
        Outreach Counselor
    » nieves-s@sa.ucsb.edu 949/645.6409
   Blia Yang, Transfer Outreach Counselor
    » yang-b@sa.ucsb.edu 805/893.2400
   M. Ofelia Aguirre, CC Special Programs Coordinator
    » aguirre-o@sa.ucsb.edu 805/893.2775
   Dennis Viau, Articulation Specialist
    » viau-d@sa.ucsb.edu 805/893-3754

								
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