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GEAR Publications

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Archive of General Engineering Academic Requirements (GEAR) Publications

GEAR is published annualy.  Information, including general education and major requirements, published in GEAR are specific to the catalog year in which the GEAR is published.  Students should only refer to the GEAR for their catalog year.  A student's catalog year is determined for new students as the catalog in effect at the time of their enterance to UCSB, provided there is no significant break in enrollment.  Students should check with an academic advisor if they are unclear which GEAR or catalog year to follow.

Current Year: 2018-2019

GEAR is now available as a free app!  Download 2017-2018 or 2018-2019 GEAR on the UCSB Guides App (previous years not available):

  1. Visit the app store on your mobile device and look up UCSB Guides
  2. Tap the "download" button to get the free UCSB Guides app
  3. Open UCSB Guides, search for GEAR, and select the guidebook associated with your incoming year

Previous Catalog years