Disciplinary Communication

All students entering 2009 or later must satisfy a Disciplinary Communication requirement in addition to the requirements for their major.  Courses used to satisfy the Disciplinary Communication requirement must be taken at UCSC.  They cannot be transferred from another institution.

For a complete guidelines for the Disciplinary Communication general education requirement, see the Academic Senate.

Use the chart below to determine which courses satisfy the Disciplinary Communication Requirement for your major:

Major Disciplinary Communication Courses
Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology BS Students satisfy this requirement by successfully completing their laboratory elective.
Neuroscience BS

Students satisfy this requirement by successfully completing their laboratory elective.

Human Biology BS BIOL 130L Human Physiology Lab, BIOL 189 Health Sciences Internship, and BIOL 189W Disciplinary Communication: Human Biology
Biology BS

Satisfied by completing BIOE 109 and BIOE 107 (2016 catalog)
Satisfied by successful completion of two BIOE courses or one 5-credit BIOL lab chosen from the list of DC courses here. (2017 catalog)