UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

General Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Graduate Council’s minimum requirements for advanced degrees are described below. (See information regarding “Catalog Years”.) Individual departments often impose additional requirements. Students should consult the academic department for updated and specific requirements in excess of the minimum requirements. Students admitted with deficiencies in background or training must remedy these deficiencies before advancement to candidacy, usually during the first year of residence.