Pagination. Keeping Wonder Alive. News and announcements about UCSB's College of Creative Studies. I will definitely contact her soon! The College of Creative Studies (CCS) has entered its 50th year at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The college is interested in teaching students to read carefully and to write well, while the English department is more interested in literary theory. 18 among large schools. In my letter of intent, I expressed my deep, child-like, and genuine curiosity for math in general, and I believe that's how I got in. Hence, the full power of meme-ry shall be unleashed in merciless honesty of how I feel as a UCSB student. The College of Creative Studies “A graduate school for undergraduates.” www.ccs.ucsb.edu Unique within the University of California system, the College of Creative Studies (CCS) at UCSB has been called “a graduate school for undergraduates,” which captures the sense of passion and commitment that I went to a top high school in the nation and most of the kids in ccs would have been the smartest at my school (not like they have good grades but are just brilliant and accomplished in their field of study). UCSB's brightest students were honored Sunday at an exclusive graduation ceremony for the College of Creative Studies (CCS). Party On! Improving this will mean that we can keep our budget now and in the future. Change of Major into and within the College of Engineering Current UCSB students in a non-engineering major, as well as students wishing to change from one engineering major to another, are welcome to apply after the satisfactory completion of a pre-defined set of coursework. 103 were here. Make sure you understand the philosophy and methods of mathematics. Some of the bad feeling between the college and the English department has to do with personality conflicts of long standing; some has to do with the approach to literature. If you're also interested in physics but don't want to commit to majoring in it, the regular physics department might have a minor. The adjective “creative” is not intended to suggest that students create their own majors, although there is a great deal of flexibility in the Creative Studies programs. Hello there! Quoting from my notes from May 2011: To ensure the survival of CCS, Bruce is working on integrating the college more effectively into the campus. They don't have to be dry textbooks. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the UCSantaBarbara community. https://imandjouini.com . You can drop classes late, you have pass/no-pass for the entire CCS sequence, and if you fail a required letter graded class you can replace it with a different class instead of redoing it. I would really like to know how hard it is to get into the program, UC application tips, and how to pace myself with classes considering the amount of freedom you have with courses. It might also help if you talk to some of the advisers before you apply. Unfortunately, there are not minors available in the College of Creative Studies (CCS). UCSB parts ways with Creative Studies grads. This program was a serious selling point for my choice in attending UCSB. I was in the building the other day and noted that the number of lit majors seemed to be about 1/3 of what it was a few years ago. One of the best parts of CCS (apart from the freedom) is that they are very forgiving if you overestimate yourself. We need to add in more people from the rest of campus. You can also just take the CCS physics classes even if you aren't in CCS physics, but they're a ton of work from what I've heard. Did anyone NOT hear from the College of Creative Studies @ UCSB Yet?