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Programs to support you

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Academic advising

Plan your future, explore new possibilities, and get the support you need.

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Peer advising

Speak to a peer advisor about academic plans, schedule adjustments, majors, and more.

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Declare your major

Take the steps to declare your major within Baskin Engineering.

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Curriculum charts

View the curriculum charts outlining the requirements for each BE major and minor.

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Career success

Get coaching and instruction on resumes, cover letters, interviews, graduate studies, and more.

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Additional resources

Find learning support, peer and mentor resources, engineering ethics, and more.

Inclusion at Baskin Engineering

UC Santa Cruz and Baskin Engineering are committed to creating educational equity that will lead to real, transformative change. We are one of only two institutions in the nation that holds the honor of being a Hispanic Serving Institution, an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution, and member of the Association of American Universities.

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Stranger Things VR game launches in partnership with Netflix, Meta

Assistant Teaching Professor of Computational Media Samantha Gorman co-wrote the new game Stranger Things VR, using strategies of interactive narrative and world design that she also brings to teaching engineering and arts students.

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Meet the Rocket Team

As a team, our mission is to design and build high-powered rockets that model current challenges in space exploration and aerospace engineering. We are a competitive university engineering team that takes part in NASA’S Student Launch Initiative, an annual competition that involves designing, building, and launching a high-power rocket that reaches one mile in altitude and completes a payload challenge.


Last modified: Mar 25, 2024