Major Updates 2018-2019 - Last revised on 08/09/18 - UCLA Undergraduate Admission

 
Major Updates 2018-2019 - Last revised on 08/09/18 - UCLA Undergraduate Admission
Major Updates 2018-2019
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College of Letters and Science
NEW MAJORS:

 Major                       Description of Major                   Major Requirements
 CLIMATE SCIENCE/B.S.        The Department of Atmospheric &        Required:
                             Oceanic Sciences' new Climate             • Chemistry and Biochemistry 14A (Atomic and Molecular
                             Science major will provide students           Structure, Equilibria, Acids and Bases) and 14B
                             with the scientific understanding             (Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Kinetics, and Organic
                             they need to assess climate                   Chemistry), or 20A (Chemical Structure) and 20B (Chemical
                             impacts from both human-induced               Energetics and Change)
                             climate change and natural climate        • Mathematics 3A (Calculus for Life Sciences Students),
                             variability, as well as finding               3B (Calculus for Life Sciences Students), and
                             solutions to manage and mitigate              3C (Ordinary Differential Equations with Linear Algebra for
                             them. It will also provide                    Life Sciences Students), or 31A (Differential and Integral
                             understanding of the climate                  Calculus), 31B (Integration and Infinite Studies), 32A
                             system needed to communicate                  (Calculus of Several Variables), and 33B (Differential
                             climate information to decision-              Equations);
                             makers in the public sector, private      • Physics 1A (Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics)
                             sector and nongovernmental                    or 1AH (Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics
                             organizations.                                [Honors]), 1B (Physics for Scientists and Engineers:
                                                                           Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields) or 1BH
                                                                           (Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Oscillations, Waves,
                                                                           Electric and Magnetic Field [Honors]), 1C (Physics for
                                                                           Scientists and Engineers: Electrodynamics, Optics, and
                                                                           Special Relativity) or 1CH (Physics for Scientists and
                                                                           Engineers: Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity
                                                                           [Honors]), 4AL (Physics Laboratory for Scientists and
                                                                           Engineers: Mechanics), and 4BL (Physics Laboratory for

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Scientists and Engineers: Electricity and Magnetism), or 5A
                               (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and Energy),
                               5B Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Thermodynamics,
                               Fluids, Waves, Light and Optics), and 5C (Physics for Life
                               Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism, and Modern
                               Physics);
                           •   AOS 51 (Fundamentals of Climate Science)
                           •   C&EE/M&AE M20 (Introduction to Computer Programming
                               with MATLAB) or COMPTNG 10A (Introduction to
                               Programming) or an equivalent course selected in
                               consultation with the undergraduate advisors;
                           •   Statistics 12 (Introduction to Statistical Methods for
                               Geography and Environmental Studies) or 13 (Introduction
                               to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences)

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Herb Alpert School of Music
NEW MAJORS:

 Major                        Description of Major                   Major Requirements
 GLOBAL JAZZ STUDIES/B.A.     The Global Studies Jazz major          Preparation for the major:
                              provides students with an                 • One to two years of applied jazz studio instruction
                              interdisciplinary education that          • One year of musicianship
                              draws from various areas of the           • Exemptions/substitutions for lower division requirements
                              Herb Alpert School of Music, as               will be determined by the department in the summer
                              well as from the arts and social              following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive course
                              sciences. The major focuses on                documentation may be required for consideration.
                              developing students’ skills in            • Audition/interview and supplemental requirements: In
                              performance of multiple jazz styles;          addition to the general UC Application, all applicants are
                              knowledge of improvisation, music             required to interview with program faculty as well as
                              theory, arranging, and                        submit a supplemental application by digital upload.
                              composition; and understanding of             Additional fees may apply. Applicants must have a
                              the historical and societal context           minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of application. Specific
                              of the development and                        guidelines may be found at
                              advancement of jazz in the United             http://www.schoolofmusic.ucla.edu
                              States and globally.

 MUSIC EDUCATION/B.A.         The UCLA Department of Music, in       Preparation for the major:
                              conjunction with the Graduate             • A one-year comprehensive music theory course sequence,
                              School of Education and                       covering musicianship and theory, as well as keyboard skills
                              Information Studies, offers a                 if needed
                              Bachelor of Arts in Music                 • Two years of applied private instruction on a primary
                              Education--the only music                     instrument or in voice
                              education program in the UC

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system. Students can earn a             •   Two years of participation in a large performance group
                           California Subject Matter Waiver in         such as orchestra, choir, or wind ensemble
                           music and complete their teaching       •   Exemptions/substitutions for lower division requirements
                           credential during the senior year of        will be determined by the department in the summer
                           undergraduate studies. The                  following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive course
                           program prepares future music               documentation may be required for consideration.
                           educators to teach in traditional       •   Audition/Interview and Supplemental Requirements: In
                           school music programs, cultivates           addition to the general UC Application, all applicants are
                           dispositions that encourage                 required to audition/interview as well as submit a
                           innovation and change in the                supplemental application by digital upload. Letters of
                           profession, and nurtures socially           Recommendation are required for select areas. Additional
                           responsible practices in the                fees may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
                           classroom and community. This is            at the time of the application. Specific guidelines may be
                           the only music education program            found at: http://www.music.ucla.edu
                           at a public university in California
                           where it is possible to earn a
                           teaching credential as part of a four
                           year undergraduate degree
                           program.

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Luskin School of Public Affairs
NEW MAJORS:

 Major                        Description of Major                      Major Requirements
 PUBLIC AFFAIRS/B.A.          The world needs agents of social          Required major preparation coursework:
                              change whose passion to improve           8 Public Affairs pre-major courses (UCLA course numbers are listed
                              people’s lives is matched by the          below):
                              knowledge and skills to deliver
                              results. UCLA’s Luskin School of             •   PA 10: Social Problems and Social Change
                              Public Affairs will help cultivate this      •   PA 20: Power, Politics, and Policy Change in U.S.
                              next generation of civic-minded              •   PA 30: Comparative Analysis of Wealth, Policy, and Power
                              leaders with a new undergraduate
                                                                           •   PA 40: Microeconomics for Public Affairs
                              degree, which launched in the fall
                              of 2018.                                     •   PA 50: Foundations and Debates in Public Thought
                                                                           •   PA 60: Using Data to Learn about Society: An Introduction
                              The B.A. in Public Affairs offers an             to Empirical Research and Statistics
                              in-depth and engaged educational             •   PA 70: Information, Evidence, and Persuasion
                              experience with a clear public               •   PA 80: How Environments Shape Human Development
                              service ethos. The undergraduate
                              major is centered around a                For transfer applicants, the following courses can be used as
                              multidisciplinary foundation in the       major prep in lieu of the courses above:
                              social sciences, with an applied
                              emphasis on knowledge and                        •   PA 20: The equivalent of UCLA’s Pol Sci 40 (Introduction
                              methods for improving society.                       to American Politics)
                                                                               •   PA 30: The equivalent of UCLA’s Pol Sci 50 or 50R and
                              The major includes a required                        Econ 2 (Introduction to Comparative Politics AND
                              experiential learning capstone in                    Macroeconomics)
                              the senior year, connecting the

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dots between theory and action.                •   PA 40: The equivalent of UCLA’s Econ 1 or Econ 11
                           This capstone combines a multi-                    (Microeconomics)
                           quarter internship in a community              •   PA 50: The equivalent of UCLA’s Pol Sci 10 (Introduction
                           or government organization with a                  to Political Theory)
                           seminar series in which students               •   PA 60: The equivalent of UCLA’s Stats 10 (Introduction
                           develop a project. Most of these                   to Statistical Reasoning)
                           capstone projects will take place in
                           the greater Los Angeles area,                      Highly recommended: if your schools offers the
                           providing an amazing opportunity                   equivalent to Soc 20 (Introduction to Sociological
                           for undergraduates to contribute                   Research Methods), it is highly recommended that this
                           to our global city in a sustained and              course is taken in addition to Stats 10.
                           substantial way.
                                                                              Please note: If the statistics course you complete does
                           To be considered for admission,                    not use R for data management and analysis, you will
                           applicants to Public Affairs pre-                  be required to take a data management & analysis
                           major must have a minimum                          course involving the use of R software during your first
                           cumulative 3.2 GPA in all                          quarter at UCLA.
                           transferable coursework at the end
                           of the fall term prior to transfer.             • PA 80. A course focused on lifespan human
                           Students must attain junior level                 development (preferred) or child and adolescent
                           standing (at least 60 semester/ 90                development
                           quarter transferable units) by the
                           end of the spring term prior to         To be competitive for admission, it is strongly recommended that
                           transfer. California Community          students complete four (4) of the major preparation courses or
                           college students are strongly           equivalents, including PA 40 and PA 60, by the end of the fall prior
                           encouraged to complete IGETC; all       to transfer.
                           other transfer students are
                           encouraged to make progress             Students must take all major preparation courses for a letter grade
                           toward completion of the Luskin         and receive a B grade or better in those courses to be competitive

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School’s general education             for admission. All additional major preparatory coursework, with
                           requirements.                          the exception of PA 10 and PA 70, should be completed by the end
                                                                  of the spring prior to transfer.
                           NOTE: Applicants are admitted to
                           pre-major status in the College of     If admitted, students must complete all remaining preparatory
                           Letters and Science until              courses with a B grade or better in their first year at UCLA.
                           prerequisites are satisfactorily
                           completed. Applicants should           Students will be required to submit a supplemental application to
                           note that this major is listed under   the Luskin School during their first year, in order to be admitted to
                           the College of Letters and Science     the major. Students must apply to the major before they have
                           in the UC Application and that the     completed 135 quarter units.
                           Luskin School has the same
                           general education requirements
                           as the College of Letters and
                           Science.

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College of Letters and Science
MAJOR NAME CHANGES 2018-2019:

 Major                                   Description of the Major                       Summary of Changes
 ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC                 This program is designed to provide rigorous   Effective Fall 2018, the B.S in
 SCIENCES/MATHEMATICS/ B.S.              mathematical training with a comprehensive     Mathematics/Atmospheric and Oceanic
 (formerly Mathematics/Atmospheric and   background in topics relevant to atmospheric   Sciences was disestablished & renamed to
 Oceanic Sciences)                       and oceanic sciences. The program is           B.S in Atmospheric and Oceanic
                                         intended to provide particularly good          Sciences/Mathematics.
                                         preparation for graduate studies in a
                                         streamlined course of study.                   2018-2019 Major Preparation Requirements

                                         The Atmospheric and Oceanic                       •   One and half years of calculus
                                         Sciences/Mathematics major has the                    through multivariable
                                         following learning outcomes:                      •   Linear Algebra
                                         • Fundamental knowledge of the                    •   Differential Equations
                                            atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and the      •   One year of calculus-based Physics
                                            mathematical tools that enable research        •   One C++ programming course
                                            to be conducted                                •   Two courses from the following:
                                         • Identification of potential research areas              • Climate change
                                            of interest                                            • Air pollution
                                         • Experience in conceiving and executing                  • Atmospheric environment
                                            research projects designed to evaluate
                                            hypotheses through courses that stress
                                            oral and written presentation of research
                                            results

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• Proposition, execution, and evaluation of a
                             research project with the assistance and
                             supervision of a faculty mentor
                           • Tangible capstone product, such as a
                             written thesis, that will be archived and
                             possibly disseminated within and beyond
                             the department

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Herb Alpert School of Music
MAJOR NAME CHANGES 2018-2019:

 Major                          Description of Major                             Summary of Changes
 MUSICOLOGY/ B.A.               The goals of the Musicology major are            Effective Spring 2018, the B.A. in Music
 (formally Music History)       grounded firmly in the humanistic study of       History major has been renamed to B.A. in
                                music, and we interpret Musicology in the        Musicology.
                                broadest possible sense: there is no built-in
                                bias toward art music, Western music, or         2018-2019 Major Requirements
                                music of the past.
                                The Musicology major builds on the Herb          Recommend (not required preparation for
                                Alpert School of Music's integrative core        the major:
                                course (MUSCLG 6ABC), and then progresses
                                through a series of six upper-division courses       •   4 semester/6 quarter units of music
                                on "Music, History, and Culture" (MUSCLG                 performance
                                125A-F). As a whole, this "spine" for the            •   One year of music theory (or
                                major is committed to a broad historical and             equivalent) as preparation for UCLA’s
                                theoretical perspective on music – but the               Music Theory Placement Exam and
                                individual courses are topic-driven and                  entrance to Musicology courses
                                flexible, so that the passion and expertise of       •   4 semester/quarter units of
                                the instructor drives the content. Outside the           musicianship
                                spine we strive for flexibility – wherever
                                possible we encourage majors to find their       Exemptions/substitutions for lower division
                                upper-division electives from among the rich     requirements will be determined by the
                                offerings of the School of Music. The major      department in the summer following
                                includes a performance requirement, which        admission. Syllabi or other descriptive course
                                can be fulfilled in a number of ways, and does   documentation may be required for
                                not require formal musical training.             consideration.

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In addition to the general UC Application, all
                           applicants are required to interview with
                           departmental faculty as well as submit a
                           supplemental application by digital upload.
                           Additional fees may apply. Applicants must
                           have a minimum 3.0 GPA at the time of
                           application. Specific guidelines may be found
                           at http://www.musicology.ucla.edu

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College of Letters and Science
MAJORS WITH UPDATES FOR 2018-2019:

 Major                       2017-2018 Major Requirements           2018-2019 Major Requirements
 ANTHROPOLOGY/B.S.           Required:                              Required:
                                • Anthropology 1 (Human                • Anthropology 1 (Human Evolution), 2 (Archaeology,
                                    Evolution), 2 (Archaeology,            Introduction), 3 (Culture and Society), and 4 (Culture and
                                    Introduction), 3 (Culture and          Communication)
                                    Society), and 4 (Culture and       • Life Sciences 7A (Cell and Molecular Biology), 7B (Genetics,
                                    Communication)                         Evolution, and Ecology), 7C, (Physiology and Human
                                • Life Sciences 1 (Evolution,              Biology), 23L (Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific
                                    Ecology, and Biodiversity) 2           Methodology)
                                    (Cells, Tissues, and Organs),      • Chemistry 14A (Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria,
                                    3 (Introduction to Molecular           Acids and Bases), 14B (Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry,
                                    Biology), 4 (Genetics), 23L            Kinetics, and Organic Chemistry), 14BL (General and
                                    (Introduction to Laboratory            Organic Chemistry Laboratory I), 14C (Structure of Organic
                                    and Scientific Methodology)            Molecules), OR Chemistry & Biochemistry 20A (Chemical
                                    OR 7A (Cell and Molecular              Structure), 20B (Chemical Energetics and Change), 20L
                                    Biology), 7B (Genetics,                (General Chemistry Laboratory), 30AL (General Chemistry
                                    Evolution, and Ecology), 7C,           Laboratory II), 30A (Organic Chemistry I: Structure and
                                    (Physiology and Human                  Reactivity), Mathematics 3A (Calculus for Life Science
                                    Biology), 23L (Introduction            Students) 3B (Calculus for Life Science Students), 3C
                                    to Laboratory and Scientific           (Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Life
                                    Methodology)                           Science Students), and Statistics 12 (Introduction to
                                • Chemistry 14A (Atomic and                Statistical Methods for Geography and Environmental
                                    Molecular Structure,                   Studies) OR Mathematics 31A (Differential and Integral
                                    Equilibria, Acids and Bases),          Calculus), 31B (Integration and Infinite Series), and
                                    14B (Thermodynamics,                   Statistics 12 (Introduction to Statistical Methods for

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Electrochemistry, Kinetics,                 Geography and Environmental Studies), or Life Sciences
                               and Organic Chemistry),                     30A (Mathematics for Life Scientists), 30B(Mathematics for
                               14BL (General and Organic                   Life Scientists), and Statistics 13 (Introduction to Statistical
                               Chemistry Laboratory I), 14C                Methods for Life and Health Sciences)
                               (Structure of Organic               •       Physics 5A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and
                               Molecules), OR Chemistry &                  Energy), 5B (Physics for Life Sciences Majors:
                               Biochemistry 20A (Chemical                  Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C
                               Structure), 20B (Chemical                   (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism,
                               Energetics and Change), 20L                 and Modern Physics)
                               (General Chemistry
                               Laboratory), 30AL (General       Summary of changes:
                               Chemistry Laboratory II),
                               30A (Organic Chemistry I:               •     Students transferring fall 2019 and later must complete
                               Structure and Reactivity)                     the equivalent of UCLA’s Life Science 7A, 7B, and 7C
                           •   Mathematics 3A (Calculus                      courses in order to satisfy major prep for these majors.
                               for Life Science Students) 3B                 Life Sciences 1, 2, 3, and 4 were phased out during Winter
                               (Calculus for Life Science                    2018.
                               Students), 3C (Ordinary
                               Differential Equations and
                               Linear Algebra for Life
                               Science Students), and
                               Statistics 12 (Introduction to
                               Statistical Methods for
                               Geography and
                               Environmental Studies) OR
                               Mathematics 31A
                               (Differential and Integral
                               Calculus), 31B (Integration
                               and Infinite Series), and

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Statistics 12 (Introduction to
                                  Statistical Methods for
                                  Geography and
                                  Environmental Studies), or
                                  Life Sciences 30A
                                  (Mathematics for Life
                                  Scientists), 30B(Mathematics
                                  for Life Scientists), and
                                  Statistics 13 (Introduction to
                                  Statistical Methods for Life
                                  and Health Sciences)
                              •   Physics 5A (Physics for Life
                                  Sciences Majors: Mechanics
                                  and Energy), 5B (Physics for
                                  Life Sciences Majors:
                                  Thermodynamics, Fluids,
                                  Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C
                                  (Physics for Life Sciences
                                  Majors: Electricity,
                                  Magnetism, and Modern
                                  Physics)

 AMERICAN LITERATURE AND   Required:                            Required:
 CULTURES/B.A.                • English Composition 3              • English 3 (English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language)
                                  (English Composition,            • English 4 (Critical Reading and Writing) or 4HW (Critical
                                  Rhetoric, and Language)              Reading and Writing – Honors) or 4WS (Critical Reading and
                              • English 4W (Critical Reading           Writing – Service Learning)
                                  and Writing) or 4HW (Critical    • English 11 (Introduction to American Culture)
                                  Reading and Writing              • English 87 (Topics in American Cultures)

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(Honors) or 4WS (Critical       Summary of Major Changes:
                                 Reading and Writing -              • Effective fall 2020, one year of British literature (English
                                 Service Learning), 10A               10ABC) will no longer be acceptable major preparation for
                                 (Literatures in English to           this major.
                                 1700), 10B (Literatures in         • Effective fall 2020, English 11 (American Cultures) and
                                 English, 1700 to 1850), 10C          English 87 (Topics in American Cultures) are new required
                                 (Literatures in English, 1850        major prep.
                                 to Present)
 ASIAN AMERICAN            Recommended: Two courses from         Recommended: One course from
 STUDIES/B.A.                 • Asia Am 10 (History of Asian        • Asia Am 10 or 10W (History of Asian Americans)
                                 Americans)                         • Asia Am 20 or 20W (Contemporary Asian American
                              • Asia Am 20 (Contemporary               Communities)
                                 Asian American                     • Asia Am 30 or 30W (Asian American Literature and Culture)
                                 Communities)                       • Asia Am 40 or 40W (Asian American Movement)
                              • Asia Am 30 (Asian American          • Asia Am 50 or 50W (Asian American Women)
                                 Literature and Culture)
                              • Asia Am 40 (Asian American       Summary of Major Changes:
                                 Movement)                          • Asia Am 20W, 30W, 40W & 50W have been added as
                              • Asia Am 50 (Asian American            course options to meet prep major.
                                 Women)
                                                                    •   NOTE: Students should save syllabi for all Asian American
                                                                        studies courses to petition the department for exemption
                                                                        from lower division requirements after admission

 BIOCHEMISTRY/B.S.         Required:                             Required:
                              • Chemistry & Biochemistry            • Chemistry & Biochemistry 20A (Chemical Structure), 20B
                                  20A (Chemical Structure),             (Chemical Energetics and Change), 20L (General Chemistry
                                  20B (Chemical Energetics              Laboratory), 30AL (General Chemistry Laboratory II), 30A
                                  and Change), 20L (General             (Organic Chemistry I: Structure and Reactivity), 30B

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Chemistry Laboratory), 30AL           (Organic Chemistry II: Reactivity, Synthesis, and
                               (General Chemistry                    Spectroscopy), 30BL (Organic Chemistry Laboratory I), 30C
                               Laboratory II), 30A (Organic          (Organic Chemistry III: Reactivity, Synthesis, and
                               Chemistry I: Structure and            Biomolecules)
                               Reactivity), 30B (Organic         • Mathematics 31A (Differential and Integral Calculus), 31B
                               Chemistry II: Reactivity,             (Integration and Infinite Series), 32A (Calculus of Several
                               Synthesis, and                        Variables)
                               Spectroscopy), 30BL               • Physics 5A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and
                               (Organic Chemistry                    Energy), 5B (Physics for Life Sciences Majors:
                               Laboratory I), 30C (Organic           Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C
                               Chemistry III: Reactivity,            (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism,
                               Synthesis, and Biomolecules)          and Modern Physics) OR Physics 1A (Physics for Scientists
                           •   Mathematics 31A                       and Engineers: Mechanics), 1B (Physics for Scientists and
                               (Differential and Integral            Engineers: Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic
                               Calculus), 31B (Integration           Fields), 1C (Physics for Scientists and Engineers:
                               and Infinite Series), 32A             Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity), 4BL
                               (Calculus of Several                  (Physics Laboratory for Scientists and Engineers: Electricity
                               Variables)                            and Magnetism)
                           •   Physics 5A (Physics for Life      • Life Sciences 7A (Cell and Molecular Biology), 7B (Genetics,
                               Sciences Majors: Mechanics            Evolution, and Ecology), 7C, (Physiology and Human
                               and Energy), 5B (Physics for          Biology) AND Life Sciences 23L (Introduction to Laboratory
                               Life Sciences Majors:                 and Scientific Methodology)
                               Thermodynamics, Fluids,
                               Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C Strongly recommended:
                               (Physics for Life Sciences        • Mathematics 33A (Linear Algebra)
                               Majors: Electricity,
                               Magnetism, and Modern
                               Physics) OR Physics 1A
                               (Physics for Scientists and

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Engineers: Mechanics), 1B       Summary of Changes:
                                  (Physics for Scientists and
                                  Engineers: Oscillations,           •   Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must complete
                                  Waves, Electric and                    the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A, 7B, and 7C in
                                  Magnetic Fields), 1C (Physics          order to satisfy major preparation.
                                  for Scientists and Engineers:
                                  Electrodynamics, Optics, and
                                  Special Relativity), 4BL
                                  (Physics Laboratory for
                                  Scientists and Engineers:
                                  Electricity and Magnetism)
                              •   Life Sciences 2 (Cells,
                                  Tissues, and Organs), 3
                                  (Introduction to Molecular
                                  Biology), 4 (Genetics) OR
                                  7A (Cell and Molecular
                                  Biology), 7B (Genetics,
                                  Evolution, and Ecology), 7C,
                                  (Physiology and Human
                                  Biology) AND Life Sciences
                                  23L (Introduction to
                                  Laboratory and Scientific
                                  Methodology)

                           Strongly recommended:
                               • Mathematics 33A (Linear
                                   Algebra)

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COGNITIVE SCIENCE/B.S.    Required- one course from each          Required-one course from each area:
                           area:                                      • Life Sciences 1 (Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity) or 7A
                               • Psych 10 (Introductory                   (Cell and Molecular Biology) or 15 (Life: Concepts and
                                  Psychology)                             Issues) or Physiological Science 3 (Introduction to Human
                               • Life Science 1 (Evolution,               Physiology)
                                  Ecology, and Biodiversity)          • Chemistry and Biochemistry 2 (Introductory Chemistry) or
                                  OR Life Science 15 (Life:               14A (Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria, Acids, and
                                  Concepts and Issues) OR Phy             Bases) or 17 (Chemical Principles) or 20A (Chemical
                                  Sci 3 (Introduction to Human            Structure) or Linguistics 1 (Introduction to Study of
                                  Physiology);                            Language) or 20 (Introduction to Linguistic Analysis) or
                               • Chemistry 2 (Introductory                Physics 10 (Physics) or 11 (Revolutions in Physics) or 1A
                                  Chemistry) OR Chem 20A                  (Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics) or 5A
                                  (Chemical Structure) OR                 (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and Energy);
                                  Physics 10 (Physics) OR             • Mathematics 3A (Calculus for Life Sciences Students),
                                  Physics 11 (Revolutions in          • Mathematics 3B (Calculus for Life Sciences Students)
                                  Physics) OR Physics 1A              • Mathematics 3C (Ordinary Differential Equations with
                                  (Physics for Scientists and             Linear Algebra for Life Sciences Students), or 31A
                                  Engineers: Mechanics) OR                (Differential and Integral Calculus) and 31B (Integration and
                                  Physics 6A (Physics for Life            Infinite Studies);
                                  Science Majors: Mechanics)          • Philosophy 7 (Introduction to Philosophy of Mind) or 8
                                  OR Ling 1 (Introduction to              (Introduction to Philosophy of Science) or 9 (Principles of
                                  Study of Language) OR Ling              Critical Reasoning) or 23 (Meaning and Communication) or
                                  20 (Introduction to Linguistic          31 (Logic, First Course);
                                  Analysis)                           • Program in Computing 10A (Introduction to Programming)
                               • Math 3A (Calculus for Life               and two courses from 10B (Intermediate Programming),
                                  Sciences Students) & Math               10C (Advanced Programming), 15 (Introduction to Lisp and
                                  3B (Calculus for Life Sciences          Symbolic Computation), 16 (Python with Applications), 20A
                                  Students) & Math 3C OR                  (Principles of Java Language with Applications), 20B,
                                  Math 31A (Differential and              (Advanced Topics in MATLAB: Programming for Behavioral

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Integral Calculus) & Math           Sciences), 30 (Machine Organization and Assembly
                               31B (Integration and Infinite       Language Programming), 40A (Introduction to
                               Studies);                           Programming for Internet), 60 (Data Structures and
                           •   Philosophy 7 (Introduction          Algorithms),
                               to Philosophy of Mind) OR 8     •   Psychology 10 (Introductory Psychology),
                               (Introduction to Philosophy     •   Psychology 85 (Introduction to Cognitive Science)
                               of Science) OR 9 (Principles
                               of Critical Reasoning) OR 23    •   NOTE: The Cognitive Science department requires that
                               (Meaning and                        students are eligible to petition to declare the Cognitive
                               Communication) OR 31                Science major by the end of the summer quarter of their
                               (Logic, First Course);              third year.
                           •   Computing 10A
                               (Introduction to                Summary of Major Changes:
                               Programming) and two
                               courses from: 10B                   •   Physics 6A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors:
                               (Intermediate                           Mechanics) has been discontinued. It has been replaced
                               Programming), 10C                       with Physics 5A (Physics for Life Sciences majors:
                               (Advanced Programming),                 Mechanics and Energy).
                               15 (Introduction to Lisp and        •   Psych 20 has been renumbered to 20A
                               Symbolic Computation), 20A          •   Psych 20B has been added as a computing option
                               (Principles of Java Language
                               with Applications), 30
                               (Machine Organization and
                               Assembly Language
                               Programming), 40A
                               (Introduction to
                               Programming for Internet),
                               60 (Data Structures and
                               Algorithms) & Psych 20

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(MATLAB Programming for
                                  Behavioral Sciences; Psych
                                  20B: Advanced Topics in
                                  MATLAB Programming for
                                  Behavioral Sciences)

 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE/B.S.   Required:                            Required:
                              • Chemistry 14A (Atomic and            • Chemistry 14A (Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria,
                                  Molecular Structure,                   Acids, and Bases), 14B (Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry,
                                  Equilibria, Acids, and Bases),         Kinetics, and Organic Chemistry), and 14BL (General and
                                  14B (Thermodynamics,                   Organic Chemistry Laboratory I) (or 20A - Chemical
                                  Electrochemistry, Kinetics,            Structure), 20B (Chemical Energetics and Change), and 20L
                                  and Organic Chemistry), and            (General Chemistry Laboratory),
                                  14BL (General and Organic          • Environment 10 (Introduction to Environmental Science),
                                  Chemistry Laboratory I) (or        • Geography 7 (Introduction to Geographic Systems)
                                  20A - Chemical Structure),         • Life Sciences 7A (Cell and Molecular Biology) and 7B
                                  20B (Chemical Energetics               (Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology),
                                  and Change), and 20L               • Mathematics 3A (Calculus for Life Sciences Students) and
                                  (General Chemistry                     3B (Calculus for Life Sciences Students) (or 31A -
                                  Laboratory),                           Differential and Integral Calculus) and 31B (Integration and
                              • Earth, Planetary, and Space              Infinite Series), or
                                  Sciences 1 (required for the       • Life Sciences 30A&30B (Mathematics for Life Scientists)
                                  Earth and environmental            • Physics 5A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and
                                  science minor) or                      Energy) and 5C (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity,
                                  Environment M10                        Magnetism, and Modern Physics) (or 1A - Physics for
                                  (Introduction to                       Scientists and Engineers: Mechanics) and 1B (Physics for
                                  Environmental Science),                Scientists and Engineers: Oscillations, Waves, Electric and
                              • Life Sciences 7A (Cell and               Magnetic Fields),
                                  Molecular Biology) and 7B

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(Genetics, Evolution, and           •   Statistics 12 (Introduction to Statistical Methods for
                               Ecology),                               Geography and Environmental Studies) or 13 (Introduction
                           •   Mathematics 3A (Calculus                to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences) or Life
                               for Life Sciences Students)             Science 40 (Statistics for Life Sciences).
                               and 3B (Calculus for Life
                               Sciences Students) (or 31A -
                               Differential and Integral        Summary of changes:
                               Calculus) and 31B                   • The following three course options have been added to
                               (Integration and Infinite             meet preparation for this major:
                               Series),                                   o Life Sciences 30A/30B
                           •   Physics 5A (Physics for Life               o Life Sciences 40
                               Sciences Majors: Mechanics                 o Geography 7
                               and Energy) and 5C (Physics         • Environment M10 has been updated to Environment 10
                               for Life Sciences Majors:
                               Electricity, Magnetism, and
                               Modern Physics) (or 1A -
                               Physics for Scientists and
                               Engineers: Mechanics) and
                               1B (Physics for Scientists and
                               Engineers: Oscillations,
                               Waves, Electric and
                               Magnetic Fields),
                           •   Statistics 12 (Introduction to
                               Statistical Methods for
                               Geography and
                               Environmental Studies) or 13
                               (Introduction to Statistical
                               Methods for Life and Health
                               Sciences)

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INTERNATIONAL              Required:                               Required:
 DEVELOPMENT STUDIES/B.A.      • Two courses from                      • International Development Studies 1 (Introduction to
                                   Economics 1 (Principles of              International Development Studies)
                                   Economics), 2 (Principles of        • One course from Economics 1 (Principles of Economics), 2
                                   Economics), Geography 4                 (Principles of Economics), Geography 4 (Globalization:
                                   (Globalization: Regional                Regional Development World Economy);
                                   Development World                   • One statistics course from Economics 41 (Statistics for
                                   Economy);                               Economists), Political Science 6 (Introduction to Data
                               • One statistics course from                Analysis), 6R (Introduction to Data Analysis – Research
                                   Economics 41 (Statistics for            Version), Statistics 10 (Introduction to Statistical
                                   Economists), Political                  Reasoning), or 12 (Introduction to Statistical Methods for
                                   Science 6 (Introduction to              Geography and Environmental Studies);
                                   Data Analysis), 6R                  • Three social sciences/area studies courses, each from a
                                   (Introduction to Data                   different category, selected from: (a) Anthropology 3
                                   Analysis – Research Version),           (Culture and Society), (b) Gender Studies 10 (Introduction
                                   Statistics 10 (Introduction to          to Gender Studies), (c) Geography 3 (Cultural Geography), 5
                                   Statistical Reasoning), or 12           (People and Earth’s Ecosystems), 6 (World Regions:
                                   (Introduction to Statistical            Concepts and Issues), (d) History 8A (Colonial Latin
                                   Methods for Geography and               America), 8B (Modern Latin America), 8C (Latin American
                                   Environmental Studies);                 Social History), 9A (Introduction to Asian Civilizations:
                               • Three social sciences/area                History of India), 9D (Introduction to Asian Civilizations:
                                   studies courses, each from a            History of Middle East), 9E (Introduction to Asian
                                   different category, selected            Civilizations: Southeast Asian Crossroads), 10B (History of
                                   from (a) Anthropology 3                 Africa, 1800 to Present), 10BW (Introduction to Civilizations
                                   (Culture and Society), (b)              of Africa since 1800), 11B (History of China, circa 1000 to
                                   Gender Studies 10                       2000), 22 (Contemporary World History, 1760 to Present),
                                   (Introduction to Gender                 International and Area Studies 1 (Introduction to
                                   Studies), (c) Geography 3               International and Area Studies), 31 (Introduction to

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(Cultural Geography), 5                  Southeast Asia), 50 (Introduction to Latin America), (e)
                           (People and Earth’s                      Political Science 20 (World Politics), 50 (Introduction to
                           Ecosystems), 6 (World                    Comparative Politics), 50R (Introduction to Comparative
                           Regions: Concepts and                    Politics – Research Version), (f) Sociology 1 (Introductory
                           Issues), (d) Global Studies 1            Sociology); and demonstrated proficiency in one modern
                           (Globalization: Markets), (e)            foreign language equivalent to level 6 at UCLA. Each
                           History 8A (Colonial Latin               course must be taken for a letter grade.
                           America), 8B (Modern Latin
                           America), 8C (Latin American      Summary of Major Changes:
                           Social History), 9A                  • Effective fall 2020, students will be required to complete
                           (Introduction to Asian                 IDS 1 (International Development Studies 1) to satisfy
                           Civilizations: History of              preparation for this major.
                           India), 9D (Introduction to
                           Asian Civilizations: History of      •   Major preparation has changed from 2 courses in
                           Middle East), 9E                         Economics to 1 course.
                           (Introduction to Asian
                           Civilizations: Southeast Asian       •    IAS 1 (International Area Studies) is a newly added, course
                           Crossroads), 10B (History of             option to satisfy the three social sciences/area studies
                           Africa, 1800 to Present),                requirement for this major
                           10BW (Introduction to
                           Civilizations of Africa since
                           1800), 11B (History of China,
                           circa 1000 to 2000), 22
                           (Contemporary World
                           History, 1760 to Present),
                           International and Area
                           Studies 31 (Introduction to
                           Southeast Asia), 50
                           (Introduction to Latin

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America), (f) Political
                                         Science 20 (World Politics),
                                         50 (Introduction to
                                         Comparative Politics), 50R
                                         (Introduction to
                                         Comparative Politics –
                                         Research Version), (g)
                                         Sociology 1 (Introductory
                                         Sociology)

                                  Demonstrated proficiency in one
                                  modern foreign language equivalent
                                  to level 6 at UCLA. Each course must
                                  be taken for a letter grade.

 LIFE SCIENCE MAJORS:             Required:                              Required:
     • Biology/ B.S.                 • Life Sciences 1 (Evolution,          • Life Sciences 7A (Cell and Molecular Biology), 7B (Genetics,
     • Ecology, Behavior, and            Ecology, and Biodiversity) 2           Evolution, and Ecology), 7C, (Physiology and Human
         Evolution/ B.S.                 (Cells, Tissues, and Organs),          Biology), 23L (Introduction to Laboratory and Scientific
     • Human Biology and                 3 (Introduction to Molecular           Methodology)
         Society / B.S.                  Biology), 4 (Genetics) OR &        • Chemistry 14A (Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria,
     • Marine Biology/ B.S.              7A (Cell and Molecular                 Acids and Bases), 14B (Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry,
     • Microbiology,                     Biology), 7B (Genetics,                Kinetics, and Organic Chemistry), 14BL (General and
         Immunology, and                 Evolution, and Ecology), 7C,           Organic Chemistry Laboratory I), 14C (Structure of Organic
         Molecular Genetics/             (Physiology and Human                  Molecules), OR Chemistry & Biochemistry 20A (Chemical
         B.S.                            Biology), 23L (Introduction            Structure), 20B (Chemical Energetics and Change), 20L
     • Molecular, Cell, and              to Laboratory and Scientific           (General Chemistry Laboratory), 30AL (General Chemistry
         Developmental Biology/          Methodology)                           Laboratory II), 30A (Organic Chemistry I: Structure and
         B.S.

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•   Neuroscience/ B.S.       •   Chemistry 14A (Atomic and               Reactivity), 30B (Organic Chemistry II: Reactivity, Synthesis,
     •   Physiological Science/       Molecular Structure,                    and Spectroscopy)
         B.S.                         Equilibria, Acids and Bases),       •   Mathematics 3A (Calculus for Life Science Students) 3B
     •   Psychobiology/ B.S.          14B (Thermodynamics,                    (Calculus for Life Science Students), 3C (Ordinary
                                      Electrochemistry, Kinetics,             Differential Equations and Linear Algebra for Life Science
                                      and Organic Chemistry),                 Students) OR Mathematics 31A (Differential and Integral
                                      14BL (General and Organic               Calculus), 31B (Integration and Infinite Series), 32A
                                      Chemistry Laboratory I), 14C            (Calculus of Several Variables), or Life Sciences 30A
                                      (Structure of Organic                   (Mathematics for Life Scientists), 30B(Mathematics for Life
                                      Molecules), OR Chemistry &              Scientists)
                                      Biochemistry 20A (Chemical          •   Physics 5A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Mechanics and
                                      Structure), 20B (Chemical               Energy), 5B (Physics for Life Sciences Majors:
                                      Energetics and Change), 20L             Thermodynamics, Fluids, Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C
                                      (General Chemistry                      (Physics for Life Sciences Majors: Electricity, Magnetism,
                                      Laboratory), 30AL (General              and Modern Physics) OR Physics 1A (Physics for Scientists
                                      Chemistry Laboratory II),               and Engineers: Mechanics), 1B (Physics for Scientists and
                                      30A (Organic Chemistry I:               Engineers: Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic
                                      Structure and Reactivity),              Fields), 1C (Physics for Scientists and Engineers:
                                      30B (Organic Chemistry II:              Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity), 4AL
                                      Reactivity, Synthesis, and              (Physics Laboratory for Scientists and Engineers:
                                      Spectroscopy)                           Mechanics), 4BL (Physics Laboratory for Scientists and
                                  •   Mathematics 3A (Calculus                Engineers: Electricity and Magnetism)
                                      for Life Science Students) 3B       •   Statistics 13 (Introduction to Statistical Methods for Life
                                      (Calculus for Life Science              and Health Sciences)
                                      Students), 3C (Ordinary
                                      Differential Equations and      Summary of changes:
                                      Linear Algebra for Life             • Students transferring fall 2019 and later must complete
                                      Science Students) OR                    the equivalent of UCLA’s Life Science 7A, 7B, and 7C
                                      Mathematics 31A                         courses in order to satisfy preparation for this major. Life

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(Differential and Integral          Sciences 1, 2, 3, and 4 were phased out during Winter
                               Calculus), 31B (Integration         2018.
                               and Infinite Series), 32A       •   UCLA’s Physics 6A, 6B, and 6C series has been
                               (Calculus of Several                discontinued for the fall 2018-19 academic year.
                               Variables), or Life Sciences
                               30A (Mathematics for Life
                               Scientists), 30B
                               (Mathematics for Life
                               Scientists)
                           •   Physics 6A (Physics for Life
                               Sciences Majors:
                               Mechanics), 6B (Physics for
                               Life Sciences Majors: Waves,
                               Electricity, and Magnetism),
                               6C (Physics for Life Sciences
                               Majors: Light, Fluids,
                               Thermodynamics, Modern
                               Physics) OR Physics 5A
                               (Physics for Life Sciences
                               Majors: Mechanics and
                               Energy), 5B (Physics for Life
                               Sciences Majors:
                               Thermodynamics, Fluids,
                               Waves, Light, and Optics), 5C
                               (Physics for Life Sciences
                               Majors: Electricity,
                               Magnetism, and Modern
                               Physics) OR Physics 1A
                               (Physics for Scientists and

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Engineers: Mechanics), 1B
                                  (Physics for Scientists and
                                  Engineers: Oscillations,
                                  Waves, Electric and
                                  Magnetic Fields), 1C (Physics
                                  for Scientists and Engineers:
                                  Electrodynamics, Optics, and
                                  Special Relativity), 4AL
                                  (Physics Laboratory for
                                  Scientists and Engineers:
                                  Mechanics), 4BL (Physics
                                  Laboratory for Scientists and
                                  Engineers: Electricity and
                                  Magnetism)
                               • Statistics 13 (Introduction to
                                  Statistical Methods for Life
                                  and Health Sciences)
 PSYCHOLOGY/ B.A.          Required: one course from each         Required: one course from each area:
                           area:                                     • Life Science 1 (Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity) or 15
                               • Life Science 1 (Evolution,              (Life: Concepts and Issues) or Phy Sci 3 (Introduction to
                                  Ecology, and Biodiversity) or          Human Physiology)
                                  15 (Life: Concepts and             • Chem 2 (Introductory Chemistry), or 20A (Chemical
                                  Issues) or Phy Sci 3                   Structure) or Physics 10 (Physics) or 11 (Revolutions in
                                  (Introduction to Human                 Physics) or 1A (Physics for Scientists and Engineers:
                                  Physiology)                            Mechanics) or 6A (Physics for Life Sciences Majors:
                               • Chem 2 (Introductory                    Mechanics);
                                  Chemistry), or 20A                 • One course from Mathematics 2 (Finite Mathematics),
                                  (Chemical Structure) or                Computing 10A (Introduction to Programming), Statistics
                                  Physics 10 (Physics) or 11

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(Revolutions in Physics) or             10 (Introduction to Statistical Reasoning), or one term of
                               1A (Physics for Scientists and          calculus;
                               Engineers: Mechanics) or 6A         •   One course from Philosophy 1 (Beginnings of Western
                               (Physics for Life Sciences              Philosophy), 2 (Introduction to Philosophy of Religion), 3
                               Majors: Mechanics);                     (Historical Introduction to Philosophy), 4 (Philosophical
                           •   One course from                         Analysis of Contemporary Moral Issues), 5 (Philosophy in
                               Mathematics 2 (Finite                   Literature), 6 (Introduction to Political Philosophy), 7
                               Mathematics), Computing                 (Introduction to Philosophy of Mind) 8 (Introduction to
                               10A (Introduction to                    Philosophy of Science), 9 (Principles of Critical Reasoning),
                               Programming), Statistics 10             21 (Skepticism and Rationality), 22 (Introduction to Ethical
                               (Introduction to Statistical            Theory), 22W (Introduction to Ethical Theory), 23 (Meaning
                               Reasoning), or one term of              and Communication), 31 (Logic, First Course);
                               calculus;                           •   Psych 10 (Introductory Psychology)
                           •   One course from Philosophy
                               1 (Beginnings of Western         Summary of changes:
                               Philosophy), 2 (Introduction        • Physics 6A (Physics for Life Sciences majors: Mechanics) has
                               to Philosophy of Religion), 3         been discontinued. It has been replaced with Physics 5A
                               (Historical Introduction to           (Physics for Life Sciences majors: Mechanics and Energy).
                               Philosophy), 4 (Philosophical
                               Analysis of Contemporary
                               Moral Issues), 5 (Philosophy
                               in Literature), 6
                               (Introduction to Political
                               Philosophy), 7 (Introduction
                               to Philosophy of Mind) 8
                               (Introduction to Philosophy
                               of Science), 9 (Principles of
                               Critical Reasoning), 21
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22 (Introduction to Ethical
                               Theory), 22W (Introduction
                               to Ethical Theory), 23
                               (Meaning and
                               Communication), 31 (Logic,
                               First Course);
                           •   Psych 10 (Introductory
                               Psychology)

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School of Arts and Architecture
MAJORS WITH UPDATES FOR 2018-2019:

 Major                         Description of the Major                2018-2019 Major Requirements
 ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES/ B.A.   The focus of the Architectural          Suggested (not required) preparation for the major: Two courses
                               Studies major is on the built           in the history of architecture [Pre-history-Mannerism and 1600-
                               environment. The curriculum             present], and one introduction to architectural studies course. Most
                               conceives of architecture as a          transfer applicants will be required to complete these preparatory
                               cultural, creative, and technical       courses at UCLA.
                               practice and a discipline with direct
                               social impact. Within the context of    Portfolio and Supplemental Requirements: In addition to the
                               a liberal arts education, a finely      general UC Application, applicants must submit a supplemental
                               balanced set of architecture and        application that includes a portfolio of creative work (additional
                               urban design courses ranging from       fees may apply).
                               the history and theory of design to
                               contemporary building technologies      All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the
                               will provide students with a diverse    application (November 30). Students MUST complete the requisite
                               foundation of knowledge in the field    two English courses and one math course by the end of Spring prior
                               of architecture and prepare them for    to transfer. Students are encouraged to take their required English
                               graduate school and /or careers in a    and math courses as early as possible with at least one English
                               wide range of fields.                   course completed by the end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not
                                                                       required, but strongly recommended. More information may be
                               Admission to the Architectural          found at: www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                               Studies major is very competitive.
                               The most important admission            Architectural Studies will consider sophomore transfers. For more
                               criteria is the supplemental            information about admission criteria for sophomore transfers
                               application, which requires a           please visit, www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                               portfolio of creative work. While it

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may be beneficial to complete the
                           courses listed below as
                           preparation/experience, they are
                           not required for admission and
                           there is no guarantee they will
                           satisfy major requirements and/or
                           transfer as exact equivalents of any
                           UCLA courses. Substitutions for
                           lower division requirements will be
                           determined by the department in
                           the summer following admission.

 ART/ B.A.                 The Department of Art is committed     Suggested (not required) preparation for the major: One course
                           to professional art training and       each in drawing, sculpture, painting, photography, ceramics, and
                           encourages new fields of               new genres [performance art, video art, installation, and non-studio
                           investigation. Students work in the    work]; four courses in art history, including one course covering
                           following media: painting, drawing,    each of the following art historical periods: 1850s-1920s, 1920s-
                           sculpture, ceramics, new genres, and   1960s, 1960s-present.
                           art theory.
                                                                  Portfolio and Supplemental Requirements: In addition to the
                           Admission to the Art major is very     general UC Application, applicants must submit a supplemental
                           competitive. The most important        application that includes a portfolio of creative work (additional
                           admission criteria is the              fees may apply).
                           supplemental application which
                           requires a portfolio of creative       All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the
                           work. While it may be beneficial to    application (November 30). Students MUST complete the requisite
                           complete the courses listed below      two English courses and one math course by the end of Spring prior
                           as preparation/experience, they are    to transfer. Students are encouraged to take their required English
                           not required for admission and         and math courses as early as possible with at least one English

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there is no guarantee they will        course completed by the end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not
                           satisfy major requirements and/or      required, but strongly recommended. More information may be
                           transfer as exact equivalents of any   found at: www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                           UCLA courses. Substitutions for
                           lower division requirements will be    Art will consider sophomore transfers. For more information about
                           determined by the department in        admission criteria for sophomore transfers please visit,
                           the summer following admission.        www.arts.ucla.edu/apply
                           Syllabi or other descriptive course
                           documentation may be required for
                           consideration.

 DANCE/B.A.                The Department of World Arts and       Suggested (not required) preparation for the major: One course
                           Culture/Dance is at the forefront of   each in improvisation/choreography, dance history and theory, and
                           innovative, interdisciplinary, and     coursework focusing on using dance as a medium to connect and
                           cross-cultural studies of the arts,    engage community. At least eight courses in various dance
                           offering a curriculum in which         techniques particularly modern/postmodern dance, Hip-Hop, West
                           students can explore the vital         African or Ballet.
                           relationship of the arts and
                           performance to cultural theory and     Audition/Interview and Supplemental Requirements: In addition
                           criticism. The Dance major             to the general UC Application, applicants must submit a
                           thoroughly integrates learning to      supplemental application (additional fees may apply). Dance
                           dance, learning to make dances, and    applicants must audition, in addition to showing strong academic
                           critical interrogation of dance as a   preparation and evidence of involvement in the arts and
                           cultural practice. Students study a    community that demonstrates interests in varied cultures.
                           variety of dance techniques form
                           around the world throughout their      All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the
                           studies. They enroll in a four-term    application (November 30). Students MUST complete the requisite
                           sequence in dance composition, with    two English courses and one math course by the end of Spring prior
                           additional opportunities to            to transfer. Students are encouraged to take their required English

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participate in the creation of their     and math courses as early as possible with at least one English
                           own dances, as well as working as        course completed by the end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not
                           dancers in the creation of new works     required, but strongly recommended. More information may be
                           by faculty members and visiting          found at: www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                           artists. Further, they engage in a
                           core of four courses in the study of     Dance will consider sophomore transfers. For more information
                           scholarly discourse around the body      about admission criteria for sophomore transfers please visit
                           and dance, launching a critical          www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                           inquiry into their own study of bodily
                           practices, internalization of the
                           embodied experience, and how
                           bodily ideas and embodied
                           experiences are interpreted and
                           communicated outwardly and
                           interpersonally, both locally and
                           globally.

                           Admission to the Dance major is
                           very competitive. The most
                           important admission criteria is the
                           supplemental application, which
                           includes an audition. While it may
                           be beneficial to complete the
                           courses listed below as
                           preparation/experience, they are
                           not required for admission and
                           there is no guarantee they will
                           satisfy major requirements and/or
                           transfer as exact equivalents of any

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UCLA courses. Substitutions for
                           lower division requirements will be
                           determined by the department in
                           the summer following admission.
                           Syllabi or other descriptive course
                           documentation may be required for
                           consideration.

 DESIGN|MEDIA ARTS/ B.A.   The Department of Design|Media           Suggested (not required) preparation for the major: one course
                           Arts program emphasizes visual,          each in drawing, color theory, two- dimensional and three
                           audio, analytical theoretical, and       dimensional form, digital media/computer design, programming for
                           technology mediated work in design       media arts, letterforms and typography, design history, design
                           and media arts. This is a three year     culture, and interactivity and media arts.
                           program which fully integrates
                           computers and other digital              Portfolio and Supplemental Requirements: In addition to the
                           technology into the curriculum. This     general UC Application, applicants must submit a supplemental
                           uniquely challenging program invites     application that includes a portfolio of creative work. (additional
                           students to balance their aesthetic      fees may apply).
                           sensibility with logical reasoning,
                           formal theories with practical           All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the
                           application, and contemporary            application (November 30). Students MUST complete the requisite
                           thought with historical perspective.     two English courses and one math course by the end of Spring prior
                                                                    to transfer. Students are encouraged to take their required English
                           Admission to the School of               and math courses as early as possible with at least one English
                           Design/Media Arts major is very          course completed by the end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not
                           competitive. The most important          required, but strongly recommended. More information may be
                           selection criteria is the portfolio of   found at: www.arts.ucla.edu/apply
                           creative work. While it may be
                           beneficial to complete the courses

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listed below as                          Design|Media Arts will consider sophomore transfers. For more
                            preparation/experience, they are         information about admission criteria for sophomore transfers,
                            not required for admission and           please visit www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                            there is no guarantee they will
                            satisfy major requirements and/or
                            transfer as exact equivalents of any
                            UCLA courses. Substitutions for
                            lower division requirements will be
                            determined by the department in
                            the summer following admission.
                            Syllabi or other descriptive course
                            documentation may be required for
                            consideration.

 WORLD ARTS AND CULTURES/   The Department of World Arts and         Preparation for the major: All preparatory coursework will be
 B.A.                       Culture/Dance is at the forefront of     completed at UCLA. Substitutions for lower division requirements
                            innovative, interdisciplinary, and       will be determined by the department in the summer following
                            cross-cultural studies of the arts,      admission. Syllabi or other descriptive course documentation may
                            offering a curriculum in which           be required for consideration.
                            students can explore the vital
                            relationship of the arts and             Supplemental Requirements: In addition to the general UC
                            performance to cultural theory and       Application, applicants must submit a supplemental application
                            criticism. The World Arts and            (additional fees may apply). Successful applicants must have strong
                            Cultures major highlights culture        academic preparation and show evidence of involvement in the arts
                            and representation as key                and community that demonstrates interests in varied cultures.
                            perspectives for understanding
                            creativity in local and global arenas.   All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of the
                            Three areas of cross-cultural and        application (November 30). Students MUST complete the requisite
                            interdisciplinary study are available:   two English courses and one math course by the end of Spring prior

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arts activism, critical ethnographies,   to transfer. Students are encouraged to take their required English
                           and visual cultures. These areas         and math courses as early as possible with at least one English
                           define the department commitment         course completed by the end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not
                           to a range of practices, including       required, but strongly recommended. More information may be
                           ethnography, activisms, visual and       found at: www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                           related expressive arts, documentary
                           and short films, museum and              World Arts and Cultures will consider sophomore transfers. For
                           curatorial studies, performance, and     more information about admission criteria for sophomore transfers
                           other creative perspectives and          please visit www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                           methods. Courses combine theory
                           and practice and are ground in
                           culturally diverse artistic
                           expressions.

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