UC Santa Barbara General CatalogUniversity of California, Santa Barbara

Time-To-Degree Standards for Doctoral Programs Chart

Other Pages In Graduate Degree Policy
Doctoral Program Years to Advance Years to Complete
Humanities and Fine Arts    
History of Art and Architecture 5 8
East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies 3 6
Classics 5 7
Comparative Literature 4 7
English 4 7
Film and Media Studies 4 6
Global Studies 4 6
History 5 8
Linguistics 4 7
Media Arts and Technology 3 5
Music    
     DMA 3&1Q 5
     PhD Musicology/Theory 3 6
     PhD Composition 3 6
     PhD Ethnomusicology 5 8
Philosophy 3&1Q 6
Religious Studies    
     Track 1 4 7
     Track 2 5 8
Hispanic Languages & Literatures 4 6
Theater/Dance 4 7
Math, Life, and Physical Sciences    
Biomolecular Science and Engineering 2 6
Chemistry 2 5
Dynamical Neuroscience 3 5
Ecology, Evolution & Marine Biology 3 6
Geography 4 6
Earth Science 3 5
Marine Science 3 6
Mathematics 4 6
Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology 3 6
Physics 3 6
Psychology 3 6
Statistics & Applied Probability 3 5
Social Sciences    
Anthropology 5 8
Chicana and Chicano Studies 3&1Q 6
Communication 4 5
Economics 2&1Q 5
Feminist Studies 4 7
Political Science 4 7
Sociology 4 7
Engineering    
Chemical Engineering 2 5
Computer Science 3 5
Electrical & Computer Engineering 4 6
Materials 3 5
Mechanical Engineering 3 5
Gevirtz School    
Counseling, Clinical, School Psychology 4 6
Education  4 6
Bren School    
Environmental Science & Management 4 6