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Six-College System
what ’s it all about?
• It’s unique! Unlike other universities, UC San Diego colleges aren’t based on
your major field of study.
• Modeled after Oxford and Cambridge in the UK, our 6 colleges give you
smaller living/learning communities within the supportive framework of a
powerful research university.
“
in every college...
Academic Opportunities
•choice of any major or double major
•optional departmental or
interdisciplinary minor
•academic advising
•research in your area of interest
On your UC app, you’re going to
be given the opportunity to rank our
colleges 1 through 6. The reality is most
students really enjoy whatever college
they’re assigned to—it’s a great system!
Social Opportunities
•make friends with wide range of people
•traditions & special events
•classes across campus, with students
from every college
•friendly competition among the
colleges, from recreation to recycling
— Justin
Human Biology / Psychology
Pre-Dental Society / Sigma Nu
Resources
•study lounges
•dining halls, cafés, & markets — and
you can eat anywhere on campus
•mentoring for new students
•support for commuter students
•opportunities for —
study abroad
internships
college council & student
government leadership
colleges.ucsd.edu
Each college* is named after an influential leader, whose ideals are embodied in the college’s:
Theme
Style
Core Curriculum
History
Architecture
Personality
*Sixth College has yet to be named.
founded:
Revelle
John Muir
Thurgood Marshall
Earl Warren
Eleanor Roosevelt
Sixth
1964
1967
1970
1974
1988
2002
SIX COLLEGES
EARL WARREN
Committed to helping its students gain the
intellectual, social and decision-making skills
necessary to assume responsible global
citizenship.
Freshman GE Requirements
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Seeks to continue Eleanor Roosevelt’s global
vision by emphasizing the development of
world citizens through scholarship, leadership
and service.
Freshman GE Requirements
ONE UNIVERSITY
JOHN MUIR
Stresses the spirit of individual choice and
responsibility within the framework of a strong,
supportive community. Promotes awareness
of environmental issues and involvement in
environmental preservation and sustainability.
Freshman GE Requirements
REVELLE
Emphasizes a well-rounded, structured and
rigorous curriculum focusing on four main
skills: to write effectively, to use the languages
of science and mathematics, to appreciate our
culture and to ask insightful questions.
Freshman GE Requirements
SIXTH
THURGOOD MARSHALL
Dedicated to helping students acquire the interpersonal
skills, technical know-how, self-knowledge and cultural
awareness needed to thrive and be effective global
citizens who engage creatively and ethically with the
complex issues facing the world in the 21st century.
Committed to revitalizing a humanitarian idea
of higher education and the principle that
a university must take as its first duty the
education of citizens for public involvement and
community responsibility.
Freshman GE Requirements
Freshman GE Requirements
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
2
Writing
5
Ethics and Society
2 Analytical Writing a two-course
sequence
5
2
2
Formal Skills
calculus, symbolic logic, computer
programming and/or statistics
Humanities five-course sequence
includes intensive instruction in
university-level writing
3
Calculus separate sequences available
for science majors and for arts,
humanities and social science majors
3 Culture, Art and Technology
includes 2 quarters of intensive
instruction in university-level writing and
digital literacy
3 Interdisciplinary Core Sequence –
Diversity, Justice and Imagination
includes intensive university-level
writing
1 Information Technology Fluency
3 Natural Sciences one course each in
Biology, Chemistry and Physics; choices
available for non-science majors
12 Programs of Concentration (PofCs)
0-4 Foreign Language can be met by
proficiency or coursework
2
Fine Arts includes study of both Western
and non-Western arts
2
Natural Sciences
choices available for science majors and
non-science majors
2
Quantitative Methods / Formal Skills
choices available for science majors and
non-science majors
for B.A./B.S. degrees (except engineering):
2 PofCs, each containing 6 courses
noncontiguous to the major & each other
OR
6 Area Studies
for B.S. degrees in engineering:
2 area studies, one in the humanities/fine
arts and one in the social sciences, each
containing 3 courses
– a departmental minor may replace 1
PofC or Area Study if noncontiguous to
major and to the other PofC or Area Study
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
3 upper-division courses that are
noncontiguous to the major
Making of the Modern World
includes 2 quarters of intensive instruction
in university-level writing
3
Regional Specialization at least 2 of
which are upper division – may combine
with language to focus on a particular
geographic area
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
2 Making of the Modern World courses
3 Social Sciences a three-course
sequence
5 Mathematics or Natural Science
a three-course sequence in
either category. Specific courses
available for non-science majors
including the option of an
interdisciplinary Environmental
Studies sequence
6 Humanities – Fine Arts – Foreign
Language
2 three-course sequences from
different areas of learning
5
Natural Science includes Physics,
Chemistry and Biology; separate
sequences available for science majors
and for arts, humanities and social
science majors
1
American Cultures
2
Social Science
1
Fine Art
0-4 Foreign Language may be met by
proficiency exam or coursework
3
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
1 or 2 analytical writing courses
see the Roosevelt College website for
details
Area of Focus three courses in one
department, noncontiguous to your
major
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
see the Revelle College website for
details
12 Breadth Requirement
2 Analytical and Scientific Methods
(2 science courses)
2 Art Making
1 Exploring Data
(1 statistics course)
2 Narrative, Aesthetic and Historical
Reasoning
(2 humanities courses)
2 Social Analysis
(2 social science courses)
2 Societal Context
1 Structured Reasoning
(1 math/logic course)
warren.ucsd.edu
developing global citizens through
scholarship, leadership and service
roosevelt.ucsd.edu
celebrating the independent spirit
muir.ucsd.edu
purpose, truth, vision
revelle.ucsd.edu
2 Humanities
1 Fine Art
4 Disciplinary Breadth all courses must
be outside the major field of study; 2 of
the 4 courses must be upper-division,
one must be writing-intensive
2 Practicum
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
the practicum project/course and the
practicum writing requirement
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
2 disciplinary breadth including 1
upper division writing-intensive course
2 six-unit core sequence classes, if
using UCSD Articulation
* see more program information for transfer applicants on last page
toward a life in balance
2 Mathematics, Statistics or Logic
choices available for non-science
majors
preparing effective citizens
for the 21st century
sixth.ucsd.edu
developing the scholar and citizen
marshall.ucsd.edu
SIX COLLEGES
EARL WARREN
Committed to helping its students gain the
intellectual, social and decision-making skills
necessary to assume responsible global
citizenship.
Freshman GE Requirements
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
Seeks to continue Eleanor Roosevelt’s global
vision by emphasizing the development of
world citizens through scholarship, leadership
and service.
Freshman GE Requirements
ONE UNIVERSITY
JOHN MUIR
Stresses the spirit of individual choice and
responsibility within the framework of a strong,
supportive community. Promotes awareness
of environmental issues and involvement in
environmental preservation and sustainability.
Freshman GE Requirements
REVELLE
Emphasizes a well-rounded, structured and
rigorous curriculum focusing on four main
skills: to write effectively, to use the languages
of science and mathematics, to appreciate our
culture and to ask insightful questions.
Freshman GE Requirements
SIXTH
THURGOOD MARSHALL
Dedicated to helping students acquire the interpersonal
skills, technical know-how, self-knowledge and cultural
awareness needed to thrive and be effective global
citizens who engage creatively and ethically with the
complex issues facing the world in the 21st century.
Committed to revitalizing a humanitarian idea
of higher education and the principle that
a university must take as its first duty the
education of citizens for public involvement and
community responsibility.
Freshman GE Requirements
Freshman GE Requirements
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
quarter courses
2
Writing
5
Ethics and Society
2 Analytical Writing a two-course
sequence
5
2
2
Formal Skills
calculus, symbolic logic, computer
programming and/or statistics
Humanities five-course sequence
includes intensive instruction in
university-level writing
3
Calculus separate sequences available
for science majors and for arts,
humanities and social science majors
3 Culture, Art and Technology
includes 2 quarters of intensive
instruction in university-level writing and
digital literacy
3 Interdisciplinary Core Sequence –
Diversity, Justice and Imagination
includes intensive university-level
writing
1 Information Technology Fluency
3 Natural Sciences one course each in
Biology, Chemistry and Physics; choices
available for non-science majors
12 Programs of Concentration (PofCs)
0-4 Foreign Language can be met by
proficiency or coursework
2
Fine Arts includes study of both Western
and non-Western arts
2
Natural Sciences
choices available for science majors and
non-science majors
2
Quantitative Methods / Formal Skills
choices available for science majors and
non-science majors
for B.A./B.S. degrees (except engineering):
2 PofCs, each containing 6 courses
noncontiguous to the major & each other
OR
6 Area Studies
for B.S. degrees in engineering:
2 area studies, one in the humanities/fine
arts and one in the social sciences, each
containing 3 courses
– a departmental minor may replace 1
PofC or Area Study if noncontiguous to
major and to the other PofC or Area Study
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
3 upper-division courses that are
noncontiguous to the major
Making of the Modern World
includes 2 quarters of intensive instruction
in university-level writing
3
Regional Specialization at least 2 of
which are upper division – may combine
with language to focus on a particular
geographic area
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
2 Making of the Modern World courses
3 Social Sciences a three-course
sequence
5 Mathematics or Natural Science
a three-course sequence in
either category. Specific courses
available for non-science majors
including the option of an
interdisciplinary Environmental
Studies sequence
6 Humanities – Fine Arts – Foreign
Language
2 three-course sequences from
different areas of learning
5
Natural Science includes Physics,
Chemistry and Biology; separate
sequences available for science majors
and for arts, humanities and social
science majors
1
American Cultures
2
Social Science
1
Fine Art
0-4 Foreign Language may be met by
proficiency exam or coursework
3
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
1 or 2 analytical writing courses
see the Roosevelt College website for
details
Area of Focus three courses in one
department, noncontiguous to your
major
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
see the Revelle College website for
details
12 Breadth Requirement
2 Analytical and Scientific Methods
(2 science courses)
2 Art Making
1 Exploring Data
(1 statistics course)
2 Narrative, Aesthetic and Historical
Reasoning
(2 humanities courses)
2 Social Analysis
(2 social science courses)
2 Societal Context
1 Structured Reasoning
(1 math/logic course)
warren.ucsd.edu
developing global citizens through
scholarship, leadership and service
roosevelt.ucsd.edu
celebrating the independent spirit
muir.ucsd.edu
purpose, truth, vision
revelle.ucsd.edu
2 Humanities
1 Fine Art
4 Disciplinary Breadth all courses must
be outside the major field of study; 2 of
the 4 courses must be upper-division,
one must be writing-intensive
2 Practicum
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
the practicum project/course and the
practicum writing requirement
Transfer GE Requirements *
To be completed after transfer
2 disciplinary breadth including 1
upper division writing-intensive course
2 six-unit core sequence classes, if
using UCSD Articulation
* see more program information for transfer applicants on last page
toward a life in balance
2 Mathematics, Statistics or Logic
choices available for non-science
majors
preparing effective citizens
for the 21st century
sixth.ucsd.edu
developing the scholar and citizen
marshall.ucsd.edu
Transfer GE Requirements – Overview
how do I find out about the colleges?
See how your personality and interests match up with the philosophy
and activities of the colleges:
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•
visit the campus
talk to friends
ask an alum
take a campus tour
review the college websites
THE VILLAGE at TORREY PINES
see each college’s website for requirements
muir.ucsd.edu
marshall.ucsd.edu
warren.ucsd.edu
roosevelt.ucsd.edu
sixth.ucsd.edu
for MARSHALL, MUIR, SIXTH, WARREN
To be completed after transfer
revelle.ucsd.edu
colleges.ucsd.edu
log on for a virtual tour
IGETC accepted as full completion of lowerdivision GE requirements if certif ied by your
community college
TAG full completion of IGETC, if certif ied by your
community college, is required
UCSD articulation breadth agreement
sign up for a Triton Tour
courses on the assist.org website
• with careful planning, you can complete lower-
division GE requirements prior to transfer
Hear about our awesome six-college
system from your student guide as
you walk across campus.
• course-by-course articulation – match your
for REVELLE, ROOSEVELT
admissions.ucsd.edu/
virtualtour
admissions.ucsd.edu/tours
To be completed after transfer
see each college’s website for requirements
IGETC students are welcome – some additional
GE requirements must be completed
TAG full completion of IGETC, if certif ied by your
community college, is required; some additional
GE requirements must be completed
UCSD articulation breadth agreement
• course-by-course articulation – match your
courses on the assist.org website
• with careful planning, you can complete most
lower-division GE requirements prior to transfer
for GE requirements:
for living:
colleges.ucsd.edu
hdh.ucsd.edu/thevillage
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