Freshman cluster program



Freshman Clusters for 2014-15
The Cluster Program is happy to announce that it is opening two of next year’s courses—GE Cluster 26 Poverty and Health in Latin America and GE Cluster 80 The Longevity Revolution: Biomedical, Social, and Policy Perspectives - to incoming transfer students. These clusters offer upper division transfers the following opportunities and advantages:

  • Yearlong study with distinguished faculty in medicine, public policy, and social welfare.
  • Introduction to biomedical, social, and policy perspectives on issues related to poverty, health, and aging.
  • Satisfaction, via petition, of pre-requisite requirements in certain minors (e.g., Gerontology, Global Studies, International Development), as well as departmental and interdepartmental majors and minors (e.g., Sociology, Political Science, Ethnic Studies).
  • Small discussion sections supervised by senior graduate student instructors.
  • Spring seminars addressing a range of topics related to cluster themes.
  • Honors and Honors Collegium credit for students in College Honors.
Whether you are an incoming first year or transfer student and are interested in taking a Cluster, you will receive more information about it at New Student Orientation. Please talk to your New Student Advisor when you attend your session and they can assist you in enrolling for one of the Clusters.

 

PROGRAMS & COURSES
Environment and Sustainability   Environment and Sustainability
(GE Cluster M1A, B, CW)

Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture   Interracial Dynamics in American Society and Culture
(GE Cluster 20A, B, CW)

History of Modern Thought   History of Modern Thought
(GE Cluster 21A, B, CW)

Poverty and Health in Latin America   Poverty and Health in Latin America
(GE Cluster 26A, B, CW)
*Funded by a generous gift from Richard C. Blum

America in the Sixties: Politics, Society, and Culture, 1954-1974   America in the Sixties: Politics, Society, and Culture, 1954-1974
(GE Cluster 60A, B, CW)

Los Angeles: The Cluster   Los Angeles: The Cluster
(GE Cluster 66A, B, CW)


Evolution of the Cosmos and Life   Evolution of the Cosmos and Life
(GE Cluster 70A, B, CW)

Biotechnology And Society   Biotechnology And Society
(GE Cluster 71A, B, CW)

Sex: From Biology to Gendered Society   Sex: From Biology to Gendered Society
(GE Cluster M72A, B, CW)

Mind Over Matter: The History, Science and Philosophy of the Brain   Mind Over Matter: The History, Science and Philosophy of the Brain
(GE Cluster 73A, B, CW)

The Longevity Revolution: Biomedical, Social and Policy Perspectives   The Longevity Revolution: Biomedical, Social and Policy Perspectives
(GE Cluster 80A, B, CW)