UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Transfer Admissions

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Transfer student applicants shall have (1) satisfied the general requirements for admission to the university at the junior level for transfer students (see: www.admissions.ucsb.edu) , and (2) substantially completed a lower-division engineering or computer science program of not fewer than 90 quarter-units or 60 semester-units.
All transfer applicants must complete the following courses:
Calculus for science majors—1 year
Differential Equations
Linear Algebra
Physics (calculus-based)—3 semesters
In addition, there are major-specific courses that must be completed:
Chemical Engineering—General Chemistry with Labs—1 year; Organic Chemistry with labs – 1 year; and one course in Matlab. Vector Calculus suggested.
Computer Engineering—Introduction to Computer Programming in C; Data Structures in C/C++; Circuits and Devices; Logic Design; Computer Organization; and general Chemistry—1 semester.
Computer Science—Introduction to Computer Programming in C; Data Structures in C/C++; Computer Organization and Digital Logic.
Electrical Engineering—Introduction to Computer Programming in C; Data Structures in C/C++; Circuits and Devices; Logic Design; general Chemistry—1 semester and one course in Matlab, if available. Vector Calculus suggested.
Mechanical Engineering—Statics; Dynamics; Circuits and Devices; general Chemistry—1 semester; and one course in Matlab. Vector Calculus suggested.

The university accepts a maximum of 105 quarter-units or 70 semester-units of credit for college courses completed at a two-year community college.