TRANSFER ADMISSION 2019 GUIDE YOUR GUIDE - through the transfer admission process - UCLA Undergraduate Admission

 
TRANSFER ADMISSION 2019 GUIDE YOUR GUIDE - through the transfer admission process - UCLA Undergraduate Admission
TRANSFER
ADMISSION
GUIDE    YOUR GUIDE

2019      through the
       transfer admission
            process
TRANSFER ADMISSION 2019 GUIDE YOUR GUIDE - through the transfer admission process - UCLA Undergraduate Admission
TRANSFeR                ADMISSION GUIDE

This guide serves as a primary resource in determining which
courses to complete for major preparation.

Applicants from California community colleges should use this guide in
conjunction with www.assist.org and www.admission.ucla.edu/transfer
to determine which specific courses you should be taking at your institution.
This guide is not a substitute or replacement for your college counselor,
who can advise you about requirements for multiple universities.

                  TABLE OF CONTENTS
UCLA Transfer Admission....................................................4

The UC Application & Personal Insight Questions................ 5

Words of Advice from UCLA Transfer Admission Experts.....6

Transfer Resources and Important Links.............................. 7

Deciding on a Major............................................................8

College of Letters & Science.............................................. 10

School of Arts & Architecture............................................ 22

School of Engineering and Applied Science....................... 25

School of Music................................................................. 26

School of Nursing.............................................................. 28

School of Theater, Film & Television.................................. 29

School of Public Affairs...................................................... 30
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APPLICATION TIMELINE

TRANSFeR admission                                                                                                                        AUGUST 1
                                                                                                                                          UC Application
                                                                                                                                                                 OCTOBER 1
                                                                                                                                                                 The filing period
                                                                                                                                                                                      NOVEMBER 1–30
                                                                                                                                                                                      UC Application
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 JANUARY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Transfer Academic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LATE APRIL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Transfer admission
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       JUNE 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Deadline for admitted
                                                                                                                                          available online       for FAFSA/Dream      filing period              Update (TAU) available     decisions released         transfer students to
    UCLA is committed to being a transfer-friendly institution. Strong                                                                                           Act and Cal Grant                               for completion by                                     submit the Statement of
                                                                                                                                                                 Verification Form                               January 31st                                          Intent to Register (SIR)
    academic preparation and performance make you a more competitive
                                                                                                                                                                 opens
    candidate during the admission review process. The average GPA of
    admitted transfer students is above 3.5, and admitted students have
    completed most or all major preparatory courses. We give highest                                                                         APPLYING TO UCLA                                                                             SECTIONS OF
    priority to applicants from California community colleges and other                                                                      We are looking for intellectual curiosity and your interest in personal                      THE APPLICATION
    UC campuses. UCLA admits students for fall quarter only.                                                                                 development in your application. UCLA is a dynamic place due to our creative,                1. Campuses & Majors
                                                                                                                                             ambitious, and diverse student body. We anticipate the applicants we admit                   2. Scholarships
                                                                                                                                             will contribute to the intellectual vitality, cultural life, and diversity of UCLA.          3. About You
WE UTILIZE A COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW PROCESS                                                                                                    WHERE TO APPLY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Academic History
THAT INCLUDES ACADEMIC & PERSONAL CRITERIA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Activities & Awards
                                                                                                                                             The UC Application can be completed online at                                                6. Personal Insight Questions
                                                                                                                                             www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply

        ACADEMIC CRITERIA
    • Junior-level standing (60 semester/90 quarter UC transferable
      units completed) by the end of the spring term before                   APPLICATION TIPS                                                  PERSONAL INSIGHT QUESTIONS
      you transfer.
    • GPA of 3.2 or higher earned in all transferable courses.              Report courses exactly as they appear on your transcript,          The UC Application asks all transfer applicants to answer one             and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express
    • Progress towards completion of major preparation requirements         including nontransferable courses and withdrawals. You             required question, and three out of seven additional questions.           your creative side.
      by the end of spring prior to transfer. For more information 		       must report all courses completed at any post-secondary            The Personal Insight Questions offer us an opportunity to
      regarding major preparation requirements, utilize                     institution. You may not omit any courses or previous              learn more about you and to understand the experiences,                   3. What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How
      www.assist.org and www.admission.ucla.edu/transfer for the            institutions from your UC application.                             accomplishments, and points of view you would bring to                    have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time?
      most current updates.                                                                                                                    UCLA's undergraduate student community.
    • Completion of the following by the end of spring prior to transfer:   Provide an accurate email address on your UC application               • Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words.                 4. Describe how you have taken advantage of a significant
    		 - Two (2) transferable courses in English composition/               and check that account regularly. You may receive                      • Choose to respond to the three questions that are most              educational opportunity or worked to overcome an
    			 critical thinking and writing                                       important information via email throughout the                     		 relevant to your experience and that best reflect your                 educational barrier you have faced.
    		 - One (1) transferable math course with a prerequisite               admission review process.                                          		 individual circumstance.
    			 of intermediate algebra or higher                                                                                                          • All questions are given equal consideration in the                  5. Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and
    		 - Four (4) transferable college courses in at least two              List the language of instruction at your high school.              		 application review process. There is no advantage or                   the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How
    		       of the following subject areas: arts and humanities, social                                                                       		 disadvantage to choosing certain questions over others.                has this challenge affected your academic achievement?
    		       and behavioral sciences, physical and biological sciences.     Provide your fall grades and planned spring coursework
                                                                            in January through the Transfer Academic Update (TAU)              REQUIRED TRANSFER APPLICANT QUESTION                                      6. What have you done to make your school or your
    PERSONAL CRITERIA                                                       by January 31st. We cannot review your application if you          Please describe how you have prepared for your intended                   community a better place?
    • Employment while attending school                                     have not submitted your TAU.                                       major, including your readiness to succeed in your
    • Involvement in campus organizations and community service                                                                                upper-division courses once you enroll at the university.                 7. Beyond what has already been shared in your application,
    • Family responsibilities                                               Explain any gaps in education.                                                                                                               what do you believe makes you stand out as a strong
    • A return to school where early grades are not indicative of strong                                                                       ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS                                                      candidate for admissions to the University of California?
      academic performance                                                  Withdrawals, incomplete grades, and academic renewals              1. Describe an example of your leadership experience in which
    • Military service                                                      are not necessarily viewed negatively. Take time to                you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes,           Special Instructions for Veterans
    • Other opportunities or challenges that may have shaped your           address these in your application so that we have a clear          or contributed to group efforts over time.                                UCLA is interested in learning about your military service
      educational experiences                                               understanding of your academic progress.                                                                                                     and how it may have shaped your educational path. You may
                                                                                                                                               2. Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in           choose to discuss your military experience in your personal
                                                                            You can import information directly into the UC Application        many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking,             insight question responses or any other relevant section.
                                                                            from the UC Transfer Admission Planner (UC TAP).

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words of advice
        FROM UCLA TRANSFER ADMISSION EXPERTS
                                                                                                                                          Important Links
                                                                                                                                         Please refer to admission.ucla.edu/transfer for the most
                                                                                                                                         updated transfer information, including statistical information.

                                                                                                                                           Academic Advancement Program
                                                                                                                                           www.aap.ucla.edu
                                                                                                                                           Alumni Scholarships
                                                                                                                                           www.alumni.ucla.edu
                                                                                                                                           Bruin Resource Center
                                                                                                                                           www.brc.ucla.edu
                                                                                                                                           Campus Tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                               transfer resources
                                                                                                                                           www.admission.ucla.edu/tours
                                                                                                                                           UCLA Career Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ASSIST (www.assist.org) provides detailed information
                                                                                                                                           www.career.ucla.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                            on transferable courses, major prep requirements, and
                                                                                                                                           UCLA Catalog                                                     course articulation.
                                                                                                                                           catalog.registrar.ucla.edu
    UC Math and English Requirements
    A common misstep students make is postponing these                                                                                     UCLA Center for Accessible Education                             UCLA Admission Representatives visit many California
    required courses until the spring term. Doing so leaves                                                                                www.cae.ucla.edu                                                 community colleges throughout the year. Visit your
    students with no options should they drop or fail one of                                                                               Center for Community College Partnership (CCCP)                  college transfer center to schedule an appointment.
    these courses.                                                                                                                         www.cccp.ucla.edu                                                You can also view our Meet Your Counselor page to
    Tip: Students are encouraged to take their required English                                                                            Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars            find the contact information for your school’s assigned
    and math courses as early as possible with at least one                                                                                www.internationalcenter.ucla.edu                                 representative: http://www.admission.ucla.edu/
    English course completed by the end of fall.                                                                                           UCLA Financial Aid and Scholarships                              meet-your-counselor.htm
                                                                                                                                           www.financialaid.ucla.edu
                                                                       Transferable Coursework                                                                                                              UC Transfer Admission Planner (UC TAP)
                                                                                                                                           Housing
    IGETC Certification vs. Major Preparation Requirements             Students may be missing units because a course was not              www.housing.ucla.edu                                             is an online tool designed to help prospective
    IGETC is NOT a requirement for admission to UCLA, though it        transferable, or did not receive credit due to limitations,                                                                          UC students track and plan their course work with
                                                                                                                                           Registrar’s Office—Residence Deputy
    is highly recommended for students applying to all schools,        duplication or other restrictions (outlined on www.assist.org).                                                                      counselors and UC representatives.
                                                                                                                                           registrar.ucla.edu/fees-residence/residence-requirements
    except the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and                                                                                                                                                 Visit uctap.universityofcalifornia.edu to learn more.
    Applied Science. To be competitive for admission to UCLA,          California community college students should review their           ROTC Programs
    students should focus on completing general UC transfer            courses on www.assist.org and complete all courses by the           Air Force: www.afrotc.ucla.edu                                   Intersegmental General Education Transfer
    requirements and major prep first.                                 end of spring prior to transfer. Courses completed in the           Army: www.milsci.ucla.edu                                        Curriculum (IGETC) enables California community
    Tip: Students are able to use the Summer prior to                  summer immediately prior to transfer cannot be used to fulfill      Navy: www.navy.ucla.edu                                          college students to complete UC general education
    transfer to finish remaining courses for IGETC but these courses   the minimum unit requirement.                                       Scholarship Resource Center                                      requirements before they transfer.
    cannot be used to meet transfer admission requirements.                                                                                www.scholarshipcenter.ucla.edu
                                                                       Students who have completed courses outside the California          Student Transfer Outreach & Mentor Program (STOMP)               Advanced Placement (AP) Credit
                                                                       Community College system should compare those course                www.admission.ucla.edu/stomp                                     www.admission.ucla.edu/prospect/APCredit.htm
                                                                       descriptions with courses in the UCLA General Catalog               UCLA Summer Sessions
                                                                       (http://catalog.registrar.ucla.edu). UCLA does not                  www.summer.ucla.edu                                              International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit
                                                                       pre-evaluate course transferability prior to submission of                                                                           www.admission.ucla.edu/prospect/ibcredit.htm
                                                                                                                                           UCLA Transfer Student Center
                                                                       an application.
                                                                                                                                           www.transfers.ucla.edu

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deciding                     ON A MAJOR
                                                                                                                                                                   FALL 2017 HIGHLY SELECTIVE MAJORS*
                                                                                                                                                                   COMPARED WITH ALTERNATIVE MAJORS
                                                                                                                                                                    Some majors at UCLA are significantly more competitive than others, but there are multiple pathways to achieving your goals. Explore
                                                                                                                                                                    different options, and if you choose to apply to a less selective major, consider supplementing your academic experience with a minor.
                                                                                                                                                                    Note: Minors can be declared once students enroll at UCLA.

If you think your undergraduate major will determine your future career, think again! Most undergraduate                                                                                                     Admit Rate       Admitted          Applied (Transfers Data Only)
majors are broad and theoretical, providing you with marketable skills in critical thinking, writing,
problem solving, and communication that are valued by employers in every field.                                                                                                     Biochemistry               28%              110                     391
                                                                                                                                                                                       Chemistry               29%            87             299
                                                                                                                                                                                         Geology               12%             4/34                                                                          related minor: Public Health
                                                                                      MOST DESIRED SKILLS EMPLOYERS
                                                                                      WANT FROM RECENT GRADUATES                                                                     Biology                   18%                 158                                                          876
    UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine                                                                                                                                 Math/Applied Science                  21%             6/28
    Any major is appropriate for medical school preparation. UCLA                                                                                                            Anthropology BS                   20%             16/79                                                                  related minor: Biomedical Research
                                                                                      Scientific/Technological Skills
    students who have gone on to medical school have majored
                                                                                                             70%
    in a wide variety of areas, including Anthropology, Business,                                                                                                         Business Economics                   11%              222                                                                                                  2011
                                                                                      Innovation/Creativity
    Communication, Music, Political Science, and Religion.                                                                                                                Applied Mathematics                  45%           92 204
                                                                                                                        70%
                                                                                                                                                                                  Asian Studies                62%                 75/120                                                               related minor: Entrepreneurship
       Undergraduate Majors at the Top 11 Medical                                     Teamwork/Collaboration
       Schools for Primary Care - Fall 2016 Entering Class                                                 71%                                                      Communication Studies                      12%              115                                                                       955
                                                                                      Ethical Decision Making                                                                   Linguistics                    64%            78 121
                                                                                                                           75%                                       Comparative Literature                    59%                39/66                                                                 related minor: Digital Humanities
                                                                                      Analyze/Solve Complex Problems
                                                                                                              75%                                                                   Economics                  14%                     189                                                                         1349
                                                                                      Knowledge/Skills Applied to Real World Settings                                              Mathematics                 41%            93             226
                                                                                                                 78%                                                           European Studies                17%            1/6                                                                               related minor: Accounting
       Biological Sciences 43%     Social Sciences 14%      Other Majors 19%
                                                                                      Critical Thinking/Analytical Reasoning
       Physical Sciences 20%       Other Health Professions 4%                                                      81%                                                               English                  42%                           270                               643
     Source: FARRAN POWELL/USN&WR                                                                                                                                      American Lit. & Culture                 73%             33/44
                                                                                      Effective Oral/Written Communication
                                                                                                                                                                         Classical Civilization                54%            7/13                                                                                  related minor: English
                                                                                                                   89%
    UCLA School of Law
                                                                                      Source: Association of American Colleges & Universities www.aacu.org/leap
    Applicants with any undergraduate major are welcome to                                                                                                         International Dev Studies                   29%                 40/139
    apply, and the Law School Admissions Committee does not                                                                                                                        Geography                   65%              55/84
    prefer certain majors over others. The study of law transcends                                                                                                Cntl & East Euro Lang & Cult                 40%           2/5                                                                            related minor: Global Studies
    any individual academic discipline.
                                                                                                                                                                             Political Science                 37%                                    410                                                         1108
    UCLA Anderson School of Management                                                                                                                                                 History                 64%                        307           479
    Below is a breakdown of undergraduate majors for the MBA
    Class of 2019.

        27%                                                 Business
                                                                                                     27.3%
                                                                                                        COLLEGE GRADUATES
                                                                                                                                                                       Asian American Studies

                                                                                                                                                                                  Psychology
                                                                                                                                                                           Cognitive Science
                                                                                                                                                                                                               33%

                                                                                                                                                                                                               21%
                                                                                                                                                                                                               35%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               18/57

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    51/146
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     353
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             related minor: Public Affairs

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              1680

        15%                                              Engineering                                    EMPLOYED IN FIELDS                                           Linguistics & Psychology                  47%             21/45                                             related minor: Applied Developmental Psychology
                                                                                                         RELATED TO THEIR
        22%                                              Humanities                                       COLLEGE MAJOR
        16%                                               Economics
                                                                                                                                                                                   Sociology                   37%                                    459                                                         1239
                                                                                                                                                                               Gender Studies                  61%              119      195
        11%                                                    Other
                                                                                                                                                                      Spanish, Cmty & Culture                  52%             17/33                                                                       related minor: LGBTQ Studies
                                                                                  Source: US Bureau of the Census. 2010 American Community Survey, author's
        9%                                           Math/Science                 calculations. Note: Individuals with graduate degrees are not included in the
                                                                                  calculation of college major matching because the information available on
       Source: UCLA Anderson School of Management                                 majors relates to the undergraduate degree.
       http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/degrees/mba-program/admissions/requirements

                                                                                                                                                                    *The demand for the major significantly exceeds space available. For a complete list of majors with detailed information,
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AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES                                           AMERICAN LITERATURE & CULTURE (continued)
                                                                                                                             One African American Studies course                                Two years of one foreign language or a combination of
                                                                                                                             One civilizations of Africa course                                   courses in foreign language and foreign literature

                                                                                                                             NOTE: If these courses are not available, applicants must          Effective for fall 2020 admission and thereafter, to be
                                                                                                                             demonstrate sincere interest in the major.                         considered for the American Literature & Culture major,
                                                                                                                                                                                                students will need to complete the following major prep: One
                                                                                                                                                                                                course in English composition (expository writing), One course
                                                                                                                             AFRICAN AND MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES                                 in critical reading and writing (composition and literature),
                                                                                                                             Two years of Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish,           the equivalent of UCLA’s English 11 (American Cultures) , the
                                                                                                                               or African language                                              equivalent of UCLA’s English 87 (Topics in American Cultures),
                                                                                                                             One course from:                                                   and two years of one foreign language or a combination of
                                                                                                                               • Art history                     • Contemporary culture         courses in foreign language and foreign literature.
                                                                                                                               • History (post-1750) of Africa or the Middle East
                                                                                                                             Two courses from:                                                  Effective fall 2020, one year of British literature will no longer be
                                                                                                                               • Sociocultural anthropology • Cultural geography                accepted as preparation for this major.
                                                                                                                               • Contemporary world history • World literature
                                                                                                                             Two courses from:                                                  ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND EGYPTOLOGY
                                                                                                                               • Comparative politics            • Economic geography           One civilization course on Mesopotamia, Egypt,
                                                                                                                               • Microeconomics                  • Introductory sociology         Near Eastern archaeology, or Middle Eastern cultures

     major                                                                               LEGEND
                                                                                                                             Required by end of spring before transfer:                         NOTE: If these courses are not available, applicants must

     requirements
                                                                            Highly selective majors - demand for the           • One year of college level language for the major (see above)   demonstrate sincere interest in the major.
                                                                            major significantly exceeds space available.     		 or at least one year of high school in which the primary
                                                                                                                             		 language of instruction was Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew,
                                                                            Pre-major - Students apply as a pre-major        		 Persian, Turkish or an African language                         ANTHROPOLOGY (B.A.)
                                                                            and are classified as pre-majors until lower       • At least two of the preparatory courses listed above           One course in human evolution
                                                                            division preparation courses are completed       		 (in addition to foreign language)                               One course in archaeology
                                                                            at UCLA. Refer to the department website for                                                                        One course in sociocultural anthropology
     THE COLLEGE OF LETTERS                                                 more information.                                NOTE: Completion of intermediate/advanced foreign 		               One course in culture and communication
     AND SCIENCE                                                                                                             language is strongly preferred.

     www.college.ucla.edu                                          MAJOR PREP TIPS                                                                                                              ANTHROPOLOGY (B.S.)
     You should complete as many major preparatory courses                                                                   AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES                                            One course in human evolution
     as possible prior to transferring based on the availability   Students MUST complete their major preparation            One introductory course in American Indian studies                 One course in archaeology
     of the courses at your current school and/or local schools.   requirements by the end of spring prior to transfer.      Two courses from the following:                                    One course in sociocultural anthropology
     California community college students are strongly                                                                        • Sociocultural anthropology                                     One course in culture and communication
     encouraged to complete IGETC; all other transfer students     Students MUST take the correct calculus course              • American politics                                              One course in statistics
     are encouraged to make progress toward completion of the      sequence for their major. Visit www.assist.org to           • Statistics                                                     One year of general biology w/lab for the major
     UCLA general education requirements.                          determine the required calculus course or sequence          • Introduction to gender studies                                 One year of calculus
                                                                   that fulfills major preparation requirements.                                                                                One year of general chemistry w/lab
     There may be additional lower division requirements that                                                                                                                                   One year calculus-based physics w/lab
     students can complete at their current institutions or        Students applying to a highly selective major             AMERICAN LITERATURE & CULTURE                                      One lower division course in organic chemistry
     at UCLA. Should a major not have specific prerequisites,      should complete the majority of their major prep          One course in English composition (expository writing)
     we expect students to demonstrate academic interest by        as early as possible.                                     One course in critical reading and writing (composition            Required by end of spring before transfer:
     completing courses related to the major.                                                                                  and literature)                                                    • A minimum of six preparatory courses.
                                                                   The most competitive applicants for Business Economics,   One year survey of literature in English
                                                                   Economics, and Psychology will have completed all           • British literature to 1850                                     NOTE: Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must
                                                                   major prep by the end of fall prior to transfer.            • British literature from 1850 or survey of American lit         complete the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A, 7B,
                                                                                                                                                                                                and 7C in order to satisfy major preparation.

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ASTROPHYSICS                                                  BIOCHEMISTRY
                                                                                                                                 One and a half years (3 semesters/4 quarters)                 One year of calculus (2 semesters/3 quarters)
                                                                                                                                    of calculus with analytic geometry through                 One year of general chemistry with lab
                                                                                                                                    multivariable                                              One year of biology with lab for the major
                                                                                                                                 Linear algebra                                                   (cellular, molecular, genetic)
                                                                                                                                 Differential equations                                        One year of organic chemistry with lab
                                                                                                                                 One and a half years of calculus-based physics                Two semesters/two quarters of calculus-based physics
                                                                                                                                    (mechanics, electricity, magnetism, electrodynamics,       Multivariable calculus
                                                                                                                                    optics, and special relativity)                            Linear algebra
ART HISTORY                                                  ASIAN LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS                                     Two courses in astrophysics (stars, nebulae, stellar
Two courses from the following:                              Two years of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino/			                   evolution, galaxies, and cosmology)                        Required by end of spring before transfer:
  • Ancient art                 • Medieval art                 Tagalog, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai or Vietnamese                    One course in computer programming                              • One year of calculus
  • Renaissance and Baroque art • Modern art                 One civilization course on Asia or one introduction to 		           One course in general chemistry                                 • One year of general chemistry with lab
Two courses from the following:                                Asian religions course                                                                                                            • One year of biology with lab for the major
  • Indian/Southeast Asian art  • African art                One introduction to linguistic analysis course                      Required by end of spring before transfer:                      • One year of organic chemistry with lab.
  • Chinese art                 • Pre-Columbian art                                                                                • One and a half years of calculus with analytic geometry
                                                             Required by end of spring before transfer:                          		 (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable             Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:
                                                               • One year of a college level Asian language OR at least one 		     • One year of calculus-based physics (mechanics, 		           • Two semesters/two quarters of calculus-based physics
ASIAN AMERICAN STUDIES                                       		 year of high school in which the primary language of             		 electricity, and magnetism)                                		 with lab
One lower division Asian American Studies course or          		 instruction was an Asian language                                  • Linear Algebra                                              • Multivariable calculus
one course that focuses on Asian Americans.                                                                                                                                                      • Linear algebra
                                                             NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign              NOTE: It is strongly recommended that the remainder of
                                                             language is strongly preferred.                                     major prep be completed prior to transfer.                    NOTE: Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must
ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES                                                                                                                                                                     complete the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A, 7B,
ASIAN HUMANITIES                                                                                                                                                                               and 7C in order to satisfy major preparation.
Two years of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino/		          ASIAN STUDIES                                                       ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES
  Tagalog, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, or Vietnamese            Two years of an Asian language (e.g. Chinese, Japanese, 		          One year of calculus                                          BIOLOGY
One course from the following:                                 Korean, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Hindi/Urdu, etc.)                    One year of calculus-based physics with lab                   See Life Sciences.
  • Asian civilization                                       One course from the following:                                      One year of general chemistry with laboratory
  • Introduction to Buddhism                                   • Chinese art                    • Indian/Southeast Asian art     One course in C++ programming                                 BIOPHYSICS
  • Introduction to Asian religions                            • Asian Religions                • History of Asia (post-1750)                                                                  One and a half years (3 semesters/4 quarters) of
                                                               • Asian Civilization (Chinese, Korean, or Japanese)               Two courses from the following:                                  calculus with analytic geometry through multivariable
ASIAN RELIGIONS                                              Two courses from the following:                                       • Climate change                                            Linear algebra
Two years of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino/		            • Sociocultural anthropology • Cultural geography                   • Air pollution                                             Differential equations
  Tagalog, Hindi, Indonesian, Thai, or Vietnamese or           • Contemporary world history • World literature                     • Atmospheric environment                                   One and a half years of calculus-based physics
  one year of Sanskrit                                       Two courses from the following:                                                                                                      (mechanics, electricity, magnetism, etc.)
One course in introduction to Buddhism or introduction         • Comparative politics           • Economic geography                                                                           One year of general chemistry
  to Asian religions                                           • Macroeconomics                 • Microeconomics                 ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC SCIENCES/                             One year of organic chemistry
                                                               • Introductory sociology                                          MATHEMATICS                                                   One year of biology with lab for the major
CHINESE • JAPANESE • KOREAN                                                                                                      One and half years of calculus through multivariable             (cellular, molecular, genetic)
Two years of the selected language                           Required by end of spring before transfer:                          Linear Algebra
One accompanying civilization course                           • One year of a college level Asian language OR at 			            Differential Equations                                        Required by the spring before transfer:
                                                                 least one year of high school in which the primary 			          One year of calculus-based physics                              • One and a half years of calculus with analytic geometry
Required by end of spring before transfer:                       language of instruction was an Asian language                   One C++ programming course.                                   		 (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable
  • One year of a college level Asian language OR at least     • At least two of the preparatory courses listed above                                                                            • One year of calculus-based physics (mechanics,
		 one year of high school in which the primary language         (in addition to foreign language)                               Two courses from the following:                               		 electricity, and magnetism)
		 of instruction was an Asian language                                                                                            • Climate change                                              • Linear Algebra
                                                             NOTE: Completion of intermediate/advanced foreign language            • Air pollution
NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign       is strongly preferred.                                                • Atmospheric environment                                   NOTE: It is strongly recommended that the remainder of
language is strongly preferred.                                                                                                                                                                major prep be completed prior to transfer.

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BUSINESS ECONOMICS                                                                                                                  COGNITIVE SCIENCE                                                 COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
One course in microeconomics                                                                                                        Two courses in calculus/analytic geometry                         One course in English composition (expository writing)
One course in macroeconomics                                                                                                        One course in introductory psychology                             One course in critical reading and writing (composition
Two courses in calculus                                                                                                             One course in introductory biology or biology for the major        and literature)
  (from the math/physical science sequence)                                                                                         One course in introductory physics or chemistry                   Two survey courses in world or English literature
One course in introduction to financial accounting                                                                                  One course in philosophy (critical reasoning, philosophy of
One course in introduction to managerial accounting                                                                                   science, or philosophy of the mind)                             Students must demonstrate one year of proficiency in a
One advanced course in English composition                                                                                          One course in introduction to C++ programming                     foreign language. However, completion of two years of a
                                                                                                                                    One course in intermediate C++ programming                        foreign language is highly recommended as major
All preparatory courses listed above must be completed.                                                                             One additional computer programming course                        preparation for upper division courses.
Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to complete all
preparatory courses by the end of fall prior to transfer.                                                                           Required by end of spring before transfer:
                                                                                                                                      • A minimum of five preparatory courses must                    COMPUTATIONAL AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
NOTE: You must be admitted directly to this major. You will not                                                                        be completed                                                   One year of general chemistry with lab for the major
be able to change into this major after admission to UCLA.                                                                                                                                            Two years of calculus
                                                                                                                                                                                                      One year of biology with lab for the major
                                                                  CHICANA & CHICANO STUDIES                                         COMMUNICATION STUDIES                                                (cellular, molecular, genetic)
CENTRAL & EAST EUROPEAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES                      One course in introduction to Chicana/Chicano history             One course in introduction to mass and interpersonal              One and a half years of calculus-based physics for
One course in introduction to Central, Eastern Europe and           and culture                                                       communication                                                      the major
  Slavic civilization.                                            One course in introduction to Chicana/Chicano social              One course in principles of public speaking                       Introduction to computer science or introduction to
                                                                    structure and contemporary conditions                           One course in introduction to linguistics or culture in              computer programming
NOTE: If course is not available, applicants must demonstrate     The equivalent of five quarter terms of Spanish                     communication
sincere interest in the major.                                                                                                      One statistics course
                                                                  Required by end of spring before transfer:                        Three courses from the following four areas:                      EARTH & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (B.A.)
                                                                    • One year of college level Spanish OR at least one year of       • Introductory psychology                                       One introductory course in Earth science
CHEMISTRY MAJORS                                                  		 high school in which the primary language of instruction was     • Introduction to American government/politics                  One year of general chemistry with lab
CHEMISTRY • CHEMISTRY/MATERIAL SCIENCE                            		Spanish.                                                          • Introductory sociology                                        One calculus course
                                                                                                                                      • Microeconomics or intro to political economy                  Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:
ALL MAJORS:                                                       NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign                                                                                • One course in biology with lab for the major (evolution)
One and a half years of calculus with analytic geometry           language is strongly preferred.                                   THIS MAJOR IS HIGHLY SELECTIVE; applications undergo                • One course in calculus-based physics with
  (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable                                                                                    review by faculty in the Communication department.                		 lab (mechanics)
One year of general chemistry with lab                                                                                                                                                                Remaining major preparatory courses may be
One course in organic chemistry with lab                          CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION                                            Required by end of fall before transfer:                          completed at UCLA after transfer.
One course in calculus-based physics with lab                     One year of Greek or Latin                                          • UC transferable cumulative GPA of 3.70
                                                                  One course in classical Greek culture                               • A minimum of four major prep courses from the seven
Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:                 One course in Roman civilization                                     listed above by the fall term prior to admission, and all      ECONOMICS
CHEMISTRY:                                                        Two courses from the following:                                      courses must be taken for a letter grade.                      One course in microeconomics
  • A second semester of calculus-based physics with lab            • Classical mythology		                                                                                                           One course in macroeconomics
  • A second semester of organic chemistry with lab                 • Classical archaeology                                         NOTE: If two courses are listed in ASSIST as equivalents of       Two courses in calculus (from the math/physical
CHEMISTRY/MATERIALS SCIENCE:                                        • Greek or Latin literature in translation                      Comm 10, then BOTH courses must be completed in order to           science sequence)
  • Two additional semesters of calculus-based physics with lab                                                                     satisfy this major requirement.                                   One advanced course in English composition
                                                                  NOTE: If these courses are not available, applicants must
Required by end of spring before transfer:                        demonstrate sincere interest in the major.                        Applications will NOT be forwarded for faculty review if the      All preparatory courses listed above must be completed.
  • One and a half years of calculus with analytic geometry                                                                         minimum four courses (in this case five courses) are not          Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to complete all
		 (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable                                                                                   completed and GPA of 3.7 is not achieved by the end of the fall   preparatory courses by the end of fall prior to transfer.
  • One year of general chemistry with lab                        CLIMATE SCIENCE                                                   prior to transfer. For more information regarding this major,
  • One course in organic chemistry with lab                      One year of calculus                                              please visit: http://comm.ucla.edu                                NOTE: You must be admitted directly to this major.
  • One course in calculus-based physics with lab                 One year of calculus-based physics with laboratory                                                                                  You will not be able to change into this major after
                                                                  One general chemistry course with laboratory for majors                                                                             admission to UCLA.
                                                                  One course in programming (Matlab or Python)
                                                                  One introductory statistics course
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ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (continued)                                      GEOGRAPHY/ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES                                GLOBAL STUDIES (continued)
                                                              NOTE: Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must complete        One course in physical geography or biogeography               NOTE: If you choose to complete only one course from
                                                              the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A and 7B in order to satisfy   One course in cultural, economic, or world                     the Culture and Society area to satisfy this five course
                                                              major preparation.                                                       regions geography                                            requirement, the course must be taken from Group-A.
                                                                                                                                     One course in people and ecosystems                            The second course from that area may be from Group-B.
                                                                                                                                     Statistics
                                                              EUROPEAN STUDIES                                                                                                                      Required by end of spring before transfer:
                                                              Two years of a modern European language other than English                                                                              • A minimum of six preparatory courses must be
                                                              One course from the following:                                         GEOLOGY                                                           completed. No more than two semesters of foreign
                                                                • History of Europe (post-1750) 		 • French Culture/Civilization     One introductory course in Earth science                          language may be used toward the minimum six major
                                                                • French Literature		 • Russian Literature                           One year of general chemistry with lab                            preparatory courses for admission.
                                                                • Russian Film                                                       One year of calculus
 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY                                          Two courses from the following:                                                                                                       If admitted, students must complete all remaining
 One introductory course in Earth science                       • Sociocultural anthropology 		 • Cultural geography                 Remaining major preparatory courses may be                     preparatory courses (including Global Studies 1) with a
 One year of general chemistry with lab                         • Contemporary world history		 • World literature                    completed at UCLA after transfer.                              B grade or better in their first quarter at UCLA. Students
 One year of calculus                                         Two courses from the following:                                                                                                       must also submit a supplemental application to the
 Additional recommended coursework prior to transfer            • Comparative politics 		 • Economic geography                                                                                      department that fall quarter. Students are strongly
   • A second year of calculus                                  • Macroeconomics		 • Microeconomics                                  GEOPHYSICS                                                     encouraged to complete at least one year of language
 Remaining major preparatory coursework may be                  • Introductory sociology                                             One introductory course in Earth science                       prior to matriculation.
 completed at UCLA after transfer.                                                                                                   One year of calculus
                                                              Required by end of spring before transfer:                             One semester of calculus-based physics with lab
                                                                • One year of a college level modern European language 		            Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:              HISTORY
 ENGLISH                                                      		 OR at least one year of high school in which the                      • Second year of calculus                                    One semester or two quarter courses of Western
 One course in English composition (expository writing)       		 primary language of instruction was a modern 			                      • Second semester of calculus-based physics with lab.         civilization or world history
 One course in critical reading and writing                   		 European language                                                                                                                  Two semester or three quarter courses from histories of:
  (composition and literature)                                  • At least two of the preparatory courses listed above               Remaining major preparatory courses may be                       • United States		          • Europe		      • Africa
 One year survey of literature in English                     		 (in addition to foreign language)                                   completed at UCLA after transfer.                                • Asia			                  • Latin America • Near East
   • British lit to 1850                                                                                                                                                                              • Science and Technology
   • Either British lit from 1850 or survey of American lit   NOTE: Completion of intermediate/advanced foreign
 Two years of one foreign language or a combination 		        language is strongly preferred.                                        GLOBAL STUDIES
   of courses in foreign language and foreign literature                                                                             Introduction to globalization                                  HUMAN BIOLOGY & SOCIETY (B.A.)
   in translation.                                                                                                                   Statistics                                                     One course in human evolution
                                                              GENDER STUDIES                                                         Two years of a modern foreign language                         One year of biology with lab for the major
                                                              One multidisciplinary gender studies course                            Five courses, with no more than two from any of the 		           (evolution, cellular)
 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE                                                                                                                  following three categories:                                 One course in statistics
 One course in statistics                                     Only approved gender studies courses can satisfy the major             Culture and Society                                            One semester of general chemistry
 One course in introduction to environmental science          requirement (see assist.org articulation agreement by major).             • Group-A: Sociocultural anthropology, cultural 		          One course from the following:
   or introduction to earth science                           If your school does NOT offer an approved course, you must             		 geography, global music, world literature, culture and        • Philosophy (contemporary moral issues, political
 One year of calculus                                         still complete one transferable course related to gender/women         		 communication, introduction to gender studies                   philosophy, philosophy of science, or ethical theory)
 One year of general chemistry with lab                       to be considered for this major. Courses in history, psychology,          • Group-B: History of Asian Americans, introduction to        • Introduction to gender studies
 One year of general biology with lab for the major           sociology, literature, anthropology, etc. related to women/            		 Chicana/Chicano studies, world civilizations and cultures   One course from the following:
   (evolution, cellular)                                      gender are sufficient for admissions purposes.                         		 (social structure & contemporary conditions)                  • Sociocultural anthropology
 One year of calculus-based physics (mechanics,                                                                                      Governance and Conflict                                          • Cultural geography
   electricity, and magnetism)                                                                                                          • Contemporary world history, history of Africa, 		           • Introduction to sociology
 Two additional courses from the following (depending         GEOGRAPHY                                                              		 comparative or world politics, political theory, or 		        • Intro to Chicana/Chicano Studies (social structure &
   on your concentration):                                    One physical or biogeography course                                    		 introduction to sociology                                       contemporary conditions)
   • One semester of organic chemistry                        One cultural, economic or world regions geography course               Markets and Resources
   • Third semester of calculus                               One statistics course                                                     • Introduction to economic geography, environment and       Required by end of spring before transfer:
   • Third semester of calculus-based physics                                                                                        		 sustainability, sociology of migration, microeconomics,       • A minimum of five major preparatory courses must
   • General biology with lab for the major (molecular)                                                                              		 or macroeconomics                                              be completed.

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INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT STUDIES                              LANGUAGE MAJORS                                                 LIFE SCIENCES MAJORS
     One economics course (economic geography,                      Arabic                   African Languages        French        Biology
       microeconomics, or macroeconomics)                           French & Linguistics     German                   Greek         Ecology, Behavior, & Evolution
     One statistics course                                          Greek & Latin            Iranian Studies          Italian       Human Biology & Society (B.S.)
     Three courses, each from a different category from:            Italian & Special Fields Latin                    Portuguese    Marine Biology
       • Sociocultural anthropology                                 Spanish & Linguistics    Spanish & Portuguese     Spanish       Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
       • Cultural or regional geography                             Russian Languages & Literature                                  Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology
       • Introduction to globalization                              Scandinavian Languages & Cultures                               Neuroscience
       • Introduction to International and Area Studies                                                                             Physiological Science
       • Contemporary history/ civilization/culture of a            All language majors:                                            Psychobiology
         developing region of the world                             At least one year (2 semesters/3 quarters) of courses in the
       • Comparative or world politics                                 selected language                                            Required by end of spring before transfer:
       • Introduction to sociology                                  A second year of courses in the selected language is 		           • One year of biology with lab for the major                LINGUISTICS (continued)
       • Introductory gender studies                                   recommended prior to admission                                 • One year of calculus                                      All linguistics majors:
     Two years of a modern foreign language                         Additional requirements for each major may be completed after     • One year of general chemistry with lab                    One course in introduction to linguistics
                                                                    transfer and can be found in the UCLA General Catalog:            • One semester of organic chemistry with lab                Two years of one foreign language
     Required by end of spring before transfer:                     catalog.registrar.ucla.edu                                                                                                    Additional requirements for each major can be found
       • A minimum of six preparatory courses must be completed                                                                     Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:                here: http://linguistics.ucla.edu
        and a supplemental application must be submitted during     Required by end of spring before transfer:                        • A second semester of organic chemistry
        the fall quarter in which you are admitted.                   • One year of college level coursework in the declared          • A year of calculus-based physics                          Required by end of spring before transfer:
                                                                    		 language OR at least one year of high school in which the                                                                    • One year of college level coursework in the declared
     Effective for fall 2020 admission and thereafter, students     		 primary language of instruction was the declared language.   Additional requirements for the Psychobiology and             		 language OR at least one year of high school in which
     will need to complete the following major preparation                                                                          Human Biology and Society (B.S.) majors can be found in       		 the primary language of instruction was the
     coursework in addition to what is listed above: Introduction   NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign          the UCLA General Catalog: catalog.registrar.ucla.edu          		 declared language.
     to International Development Studies.                          language is strongly preferred.
                                                                                                                                    NOTE: Effective for fall 2019 admission, students must        NOTE: Completion of an introduction to linguistics course
                                                                                                                                    complete the equivalent for UCLA's Life Science 7A, 7B,       is strongly recommended. Completion of two years of
     JEWISH STUDIES                                                 LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES                                          and 7C in order to satisfy major preparation. Because life    college level foreign language is strongly preferred.
     One social, cultural, and religious institutions of            Two years each of Spanish and Portuguese                        science majors require the completion of extensive pre-
       Judaism course.                                                (or an indigenous language of Latin America)                  paratory courses prior to transfer, you must be admitted
     Students intending to enter the Jewish Religion,               One course from the following:                                  directly into a life science major; you will not be able to   MATHEMATICS MAJORS
       Jewish Literature & Culture, or Israeli Studies track:         • History of Latin America (Colonial)                         change from a non-life science major into a life science      MATHEMATICS
       • One year of Hebrew language                                  • History of Latin America (Modern)                           major after admission to UCLA.                                APPLIED MATHEMATICS
                                                                      • Latin American Cultures                                                                                                   MATHEMATICS OF COMPUTATION
     NOTE: If these courses are not available, applicants must      Two courses from the following:                                                                                               FINANCIAL ACTUARIAL MATHEMATICS
     demonstrate sincere interest in the major.                       • Sociocultural anthropology       • Cultural geography       LINGUISTICS                                                   MATHEMATICS/APPLIED SCIENCE
                                                                      • Contemporary world history       • World literature         Applied Linguistics                                           MATHEMATICS/ECONOMICS
                                                                    Two courses from the following:                                 Linguistics                                                   MATHEMATICS FOR TEACHING
                                                                      • Comparative politics             • Economic geography       Linguistics & Anthropology
                                                                      • Microeconomics                   • Macroeconomics           Linguistics & Computer Science                                Required by end of spring before transfer:
                                                                      • Introductory sociology                                      Linguistics & English                                           • Four semesters/five quarters of calculus through
                                                                                                                                    Linguistics & Language Majors:                                		 multivariable and either linear algebra or differential
                                                                    Required by end of spring before transfer:                         • Linguistics & Asian Languages & Cultures                 		equations
                                                                      • One year of college level Spanish or Portuguese OR at          • Linguistics & French
                                                                        least one year of high school in which the primary 		          • Linguistics & Italian                                    Additional recommended courses prior to transfer:
                                                                    		 language of instruction was Spanish or Portuguese.              • Linguistics & Scandinavian Languages                       • Linear algebra and differential equations
                                                                      • At least two of the preparatory courses listed above           • Linguistics & Spanish                                      • One introductory course in C++
                                                                       (in addition to foreign language).                           Linguistics & Philosophy
                                                                                                                                    Linguistics & Psychology                                      Additional requirements for the Mathematics majors can
                                                                    NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign                                                                        be found at http://www.math.ucla.edu
                                                                    language is strongly preferred.
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MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES
     One year of Arabic, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Turkish,                                                                       PSYCHOLOGY                                                    STATISTICS
       or another modern Middle Eastern language                                                                                   One course in introductory psychology                         One introductory course in statistics
     Two courses from the following:                                                                                               One course in introductory biology or biology for             Three semester or four quarter courses of calculus
       • History of the Middle East                                                                                                  the major                                                   One course in linear algebra
       • Survey of religious, political and cultural history                                                                       One course in introductory physics or chemistry
     		 of Jerusalem                                                                                                               One course in philosophy                                      NOTE: Only approved statistics courses can satisfy the
       • Survey of great civilizations of ancient Near East                                                                        One quantitative reasoning course in statistics,              major requirement (see assist.org articulation agreement
       • Origins of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam                                                                                 finite mathematics, calculus, computer science theory,      by major). If your school does NOT offer an approved
       • Survey of modern Middle Eastern cultures                                                                                    or programming in C++                                       course, you must still complete one transferable statistics
                                                                                                                                                                                                 course to be considered for this major.
     Required by end of spring before transfer:                                                                                    All preparatory courses listed above must be completed.
       • One year of college level modern Middle Eastern 		                                                                        Students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to complete all
     		 language OR at least one year of high school in which                                                                      preparatory courses by the end of fall prior to transfer.     STUDY OF RELIGION
     		 the primary language of instruction was a modern 		                                                                                                                                      One course in introduction to history of religion
     		 Middle Eastern Language                                                                                                    NOTE: You must be admitted directly into this major. You      One course in introduction to philosophy of religion
                                                                                                                                   will not be able to change into this major after admission.   Two courses selected from:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   • Introduction to Buddhism
NORDIC STUDIES                                                                                                                                                                                     • Sociocultural anthropology
While there are no specific preparation courses required                                                                           RUSSIAN STUDIES                                                 • Western civilization
for admission into this major, the department recommends                                                                           Two years of Russian language                                   • Introduction to civilizations of Africa
completion of IGETC or the General Education course pattern                                                                        One course in introduction to Russian civilization              • History of China, Japan, India, or the Near and
at your college. For more information regarding major                                                                                                                                                Middle East
preparation, please visit, www.scandinavian.ucla.edu.                                                                              Required by spring before transfer:
                                                                                                                                     • One year of college level Russian OR at least one
                                                                                                                                       year of high school in which the primary language of
PHILOSOPHY                                                        PHYSICS (continued)                                                  instruction was Russian.
One introductory course in philosophy of the mind or in           NOTE: It is strongly recommended that the remainder of
 skepticism and rationality                                       major prep be completed prior to transfer.                       NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign
One introductory course in ethical theory                                                                                          language is strongly preferred.
One introductory course in symbolic logic
One additional introductory philosophy course                     POLITICAL SCIENCE
 (e.g., contemporary moral issues, Western philosophy,            Four of the following courses:                                   SOCIOLOGY
 introduction to philosophy, etc.)                                   • Introduction to political theory                            One course in introduction to sociology
                                                                     • International relations/world politics                      One course in statistics
                                                                     • Introduction to American government/politics
PHYSICS (B.A. & B.S.)                                                • Introduction to comparative politics
One and a half years of calculus (3 semesters/4 quarters)            • Politics and strategy                                       SPANISH, COMMUNITY & CULTURE
   with analytic geometry through multivariable                      • Diversity and disagreement                                  Two years of Spanish language
Linear algebra                                                    One course in statistics                                         One Spanish civilization course
Differential equations                                            All statistics courses used towards meeting the requirement      One Spanish American civilization course
One and a half years of calculus-based physics                    for this major must be articulated with UCLA’s Statistics 10.
   (mechanics, electricity, magnetism, etc.)                      View articulation agreements on assist.org to see if your        Required by end of spring before transfer:
One year of general chemistry                                     college offers an approved course. Not all UC-transferable         • One year of college level Spanish OR at least one
                                                                  statistics courses are equivalent to UCLA's Statistics 10 even    		 year of high school in which the primary language
Required by the spring before transfer:                           though they may be used for IGETC.                                   of instruction was Spanish.
  • One and a half years of calculus with analytic geometry
    (3 semesters/4 quarters) through multivariable                Required by the spring before transfer:                          NOTE: Completion of two years of college level foreign
  • One year of calculus-based physics (mechanics, electricity,     • A minimum of three of the preparatory courses must           language is strongly preferred.
    and magnetism)                                                   be completed
  • Linear Algebra

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KEY POINTS                                                     requisite two English courses and one math course by the          Art will consider sophomore transfers. For more information
                                                                           • Minimum GPA: 3.0                                             end of Spring prior to transfer. Students are encouraged          about admission criteria for sophomore transfers please visit,
                                                                           • IGETC Required: No, but strongly encouraged                  to take their required English and math courses as early as       www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
                                                                           • Supplemental application required: Yes,                      possible with at least one English course completed by the
                                                                             specific requirements, procedures and deadlines are 		       end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not required, but strongly    DANCE
                                                                             available on each department’s website                       recommended. More information may be found at:                    The Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance is at the
                                                                           • Double-major possible: Yes, it is possible to double 		      www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.                                          forefront of innovative, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural
                                                                             major with a major in the College, but it can be difficult                                                                     studies of the arts, offering a curriculum in which students
                                                                             due to the high number of course requirements in             Architectural Studies will consider sophomore transfers. For      can explore the vital relationship of the arts and performance
                                                                             most UCLA Arts majors. Double major requests are             more information about admission criteria for sophomore           to cultural theory and criticism. The Dance major thoroughly
                                                                             considered on a case-by-case basis.                          transfers please visit, www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.                  integrates learning to dance, learning to make dances, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                            critical interrogation of dance as a cultural practice. Students
                                                                                                                                          ART                                                               study a variety of dance techniques from around the world
                                                                                                                                          The Department of Art is committed to professional art            throughout their studies. They enroll in a four-term sequence
                                                                      ARCHITECTURAL STUDIES                                               training and encourages new fields of investigation. Students     in dance composition, with additional opportunities to
     SCHOOL OF THE ARTS                                               The focus of the Architectural Studies major is on the built        work in the following media: painting, drawing, sculpture,        participate in the creation of their own dances, as well as
     AND ARCHITECTURE                                                 environment. The curriculum conceives of architecture as            ceramics, new genres, and art theory.                             working as dancers in the creation of new works by faculty
     www.arts.ucla.edu                                                a cultural, creative, and technical practice and a discipline                                                                         members and visiting artists. Furthermore, they engage in
     admissions@arts.ucla.edu | 310.825.8981                          with direct social impact. Within the context of a liberal arts     Admission to the Art major is very competitive. The most          a core of four courses in the study of scholarly discourse
                                                                      education, a finely balanced set of architecture and urban          important admission criteria is the supplemental application      around the body and dance, launching a critical inquiry into
     • Architectural Studies        • Art                             design courses ranging from the history and theory of design to     which requires a portfolio of creative work. While it may         their own study of bodily practices, internalization of the
     • Dance 			                    • Design | Media Arts             contemporary building technologies will provide students with a     be beneficial to complete the courses listed below as             embodied experience, and how bodily ideas and embodied
     • World Arts and Cultures                                        diverse foundation of knowledge in the field of architecture and    recommended preparation, there is no guarantee they will          experiences are interpreted and communicated outwardly
                                                                      prepare them for graduate school and/or careers in a wide range     transfer as exact UCLA equivalents. Substitutions for lower       and interpersonally, both locally and globally.
     Applicants are considered on the basis of academic               of fields.                                                          division requirements will be determined by the department in
     achievement as well as departmental screening re-                                                                                    the summer following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive      Admission to the Dance major is very competitive. The most
     quirements. California community college students                Admission to the Architectural Studies major is very competitive.   course documentation may be required for consideration.           important admission criteria is the supplemental application
     are strongly encouraged to complete IGETC; all other             The most important admission criteria is the supplemental                                                                             which includes an audition. While it may be beneficial
     transfer students are encouraged to make progress                application which requires a portfolio of creative work. While      SUGGESTED (NOT REQUIRED) PREPARATION FOR THE MAJOR:               to complete the courses listed below as recommended
     toward completion of the school’s general education              it may be beneficial to complete the courses listed below as        One course in each of the following: drawing; sculpture;          preparation, there is no guarantee they will transfer as
     requirements. Art, Dance, Design|Media Arts, and World           recommended preparation, there is no guarantee they will            painting; photography; ceramics; and new genres                   exact UCLA equivalents. Substitutions for lower division
     Arts and Cultures will consider sophomore applicants.            transfer as exact UCLA equivalents. Substitutions for lower         (performance art, video art, installation, non-studio work)       requirements will be determined by the department in the
     For more information, please view: www.arts.ucla.edu/            division requirements will be determined by the department in                                                                         summer following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive
     resource/prospective-students.                                   the summer following admission. Syllabi or other descriptive        Four courses in art history including one covering each of        course documentation may be required for consideration.
                                                                      course documentation may be required for consideration.             the following art historical periods: 1850s–1920s, 1920s–1960s,
                                                                                                                                          and 1960s–present.                                                SUGGESTED (NOT REQUIRED) PREPARATION FOR THE MAJOR:
                                                                      SUGGESTED (NOT REQUIRED) PREPARATION FOR THE MAJOR:*                                                                                  One course each in improvisation/choreography, dance
                                                                      Two courses in the history of architecture                          PORTFOLIO AND SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:                          history and theory, and coursework focusing on using dance
     Applicants to the school must have a minimum 3.0 GPA at              Pre-history–Mannerism and 1600–Present                          In addition to the general UC Application, applicants must        as a medium to connect and engage community.
     the time of application. In addition to the UC Application,      One introduction to architectural studies course                    submit a supplemental application that includes a portfolio of
     applicants are required to submit supplemental application       *Most transfer applicants will be required to complete these        creative work (additional fees may apply).                        At least eight courses in various dance techniques
     materials (e.g., portfolio or audition, artist statements, and   three preparatory courses at UCLA.                                                                                                    particularly modern/postmodern dance, Hip-Hop, West
     letters of recommendation; additional fees may apply).                                                                               All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of        African or Ballet.
     Specific requirements, procedures, and deadlines are             PORTFOLIO AND SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:                            the application (November 30). Students MUST complete
     available on each department's website— see individual           In addition to the general UC Application, applicants must          the requisite two English courses and one math course by          AUDITION/INTERVIEW & SUPPLEMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
     major sections below for more information. Applicants            submit a supplemental application that includes a portfolio of      the end of Spring prior to transfer. Students are encouraged      In addition to the general UC Application, applicants must
     should begin working on the department's supplemental            creative work (additional fees may apply).                          to take their required English and math courses as early as       submit a supplemental application (additional fees may apply).
     application shortly after submitting the UC Application as                                                                           possible with at least one English course completed by the        Dance applicants must audition, in addition to showing strong
     deadlines are strictly enforced.                                 All students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA at the time of          end of Fall. Completion of IGETC is not required, but strongly    academic preparation and evidence of involvement in the arts
                                                                      the application (November 30). Students MUST complete the           recommended. More information may be found at:                    and community that demonstrates interests in varied cultures.
                                                                                                                                          www.arts.ucla.edu/apply.
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