UC San Diego
General Catalog 2008–2009

The Web version of the UCSD 2008–2009 General Catalog reflects information in the printed 2008–2009 General Catalog. Contact individual departments for the very latest information.

The Web version of the General Catalog can be printed section by section. For a complete electronic version of the catalog, which can be printed or viewed on a computer, download the PDF linked here.

Web Catalog

Become acquainted with UCSD’s six colleges and how to choose one. Learn about admission requirements, application procedures, course registration, degree requirements, application procedures, and student services including financial aid and housing.

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Courses, Curricula, and
Programs of Instruction

Check for information about each department/program, including requirements for majors and minors, course offerings, graduate degrees, and faculty listings.

Web sites

Take a look at UCSD’s divisions and schools. For undergraduate admissions information, policies, and registration, see the Web Catalog Contents page.

NOTE: While efforts have been made to assure the accuracy of statements in this catalog, it must be understood that all courses, course descriptions, designations of instructors, and all curricular and degree requirements contained herein are subject to change or elimination without notice. Students should consult the appropriate department, school, college, or graduate division for current information, as well as for any special rules or requirements imposed by the department, school, college, or graduate division.

The departmental Web sites referenced in this catalog are maintained by individual departments/units and do not necessarily reflect approved curricular and course information.