2003-2004 College Education by UCI - University of California Irvine

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54 uci 2003-04 • information for admitted students nearly every country in the world this includes all academic programs sponsored by u.s institutions that occur on foreign soil or water as in the case of the semester at sea program direct enrollment at foreign institutions summer session abroad programs through uci and other uc campuses and uci independent study 199 done in foreign countries under the supervision of a uci faculty member with careful planning lop students participating in study programs can make progress toward their uci degree by fulfilling major minor or breadth requirements students may apply for transfer credit and uci financial aid by completing the international study advance contract many scholarships are also available to acquaint students with opportunities abroad lop sponsors the annual go abroad fair and periodic presentations orientations · and workshops it also maintains a library of international resources and publications listing opportunities abroad toward major or graduation requirements is determined by the academic unit in which the participant s major is offered students interested in the language literature art culture history government or social institutions of the countries where eap study centers are located have the opportunity to gain substantially from first-hand academic experience classes in the natural and physical sciences engineering and computer science are available at many prestigious host institutions in addition whatever their field of study eap participants can broaden their outlook and gain new skills as the result of study in a foreign country as well as experience vastly different cultures and contrasting patterns of thinking while making progress toward a uc degree the cost of studying abroad through eap is often comparable to the cost of studying at uci eap participants are responsible for the same fees as they pay at uci including uc registration and educational fees campus fees and room board books and personal expenses the only additional costs directly related to the program are for their round-trip transportation and orientation and intensive language program depending on the study center all university of california financial aid other than work-study including grants scholarships and loans is available to eap students who qualify eap also offers need-based scholarships to both financial aid recipients and non-financial aid recipients contact cie for additional information applications for eap are generally due one year prior to the expected time of departure students may participate in eap as sophomores juniors or seniors fourth or fifth-year and may apply as early as their freshman year in addition students who have completed at least one full year of graduate study and who have support of their academic department and graduate dean may apply students interested in eap should contact cie early in the fall quarter to obtain an informative brochure application forms and information concerning application deadlines international opportunities program uci s international opportunities program lop is the link between uci students and any international educational experience that occurs outside the boundaries of the u.s and is not a part of the uc education abroad program eap any uci student undergraduate graduating senior or graduate in good academic standing regardless of major class level or foreign language ability may participate in lop cie staff provide information and counseling to assist students in finding an appropriate program to meet their needs and interests students may choose from academic study with transferable credit paid work paid or unpaid internships unpaid or compensated volunteer service field research and paid teaching opportunities in requirements for a bachelor s degree there are four groups of requirements that must be met to earn a baccalaureate degree from uci general uc requirements uci requirements school or program requirements and degree-specific requirements uc and uci requirements are described below school or program and major-specific requirements are described in full in the academic unit sections students with identified learning and/or physical disabilities including language-acquisition problems are eligible to receive support through the disability services center telephone 949 824-7494 voice 824-6272 tdd staff can assist students from the time they are admitted to uci until they graduate catalogue rights students enrolled at uci from their freshman year may elect to meet as graduation requirements uc uci school and major a those in effect at the time of entrance or b those subsequently established after entrance a readmitted student who has not been enrolled at uci for three or more consecutive quarters excluding summer sessions must adhere to the graduation requirements a in effect for the quarter in which the student is readmitted or b those subsequently established students transferring from other collegiate institutions may elect to meet as graduation requirements either a those in effect at the time of enrollment at uci b those subsequently established or c those in effect at uci when the student first entered a previous accredited collegiate institution provided that the student has been continuously enrolled in a collegiate institution and that entry was not more than four years prior to the time of enrollment at uci a transfer student who has had a break of enrollment of two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters excluding summer sessions may follow the requirements in effect at uci a at the time of enrollment at uci b those subsequently established or c those in effect at the time of reentry into a previous accredited collegiate institution provided that reentry was not more than four years prior to enrollment at uci a transfer student who has been continuously enrolled in college for more than four years prior to transfer may use a the requirements in effect at the time of enrollment at uci b those subsequently established or c those in effect at uci four years prior to enrollment at uci transfer students who complete one of the following options will be considered to have met the total uci breadth requirement except the upper-division writing requirement a students who transfer from a four-year institution and who have completed the uc irvine 2003-2004