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Transfer Students

Students planning to apply in this major are not required to complete specific major preparation courses for consideration of admission to UC Santa Cruz. Transfer students can complete the general major within two years.  While not required for admission, transfer students are encouraged to complete UCSC general education requirements or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) prior to transferring.  

Getting Started in the Major

To meet major qualifications, at least one major qualification course (FILM 20A, 20B or 20C) must be taken at UC Santa Cruz during their first year in residence.  Please visit our Major Requirements page for more information on major requirements.  

Course Substitution

A maximum of two courses from another department or institution may be substituted if articulated through or approved by Film and Digital Media faculty.  At least one of the major qualification courses must be taken at UCSC.  Please visit our Course Substitution page for more information on the department course substitution policy.  

Please refer to the UCSC General Catalog for complete information for incoming transfer students.