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Undergraduate Majors at UC San Diego

See a list of undergraduate majors offered at UC San Diego.

Undergraduate majors and degrees at UC San Diego – see the UCSD General Catalog for specializations available within majors. Your choice of major is not connected to your undergraduate college.

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Majors:

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Important Notes / Key to Symbols
* Capped major with additional screening requirements
** Applicants may be asked to submit an optional supplemental application and/or portfolio/ audition for faculty review
Major with pre-major status

Anthropology
Anthropology (Archaeology) (B.A.)
Anthropology (Biological Anthropology) (B.A.)
Anthropology (Sociocultural Anthropology) (B.A.)

Art (See Visual Arts)

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Bioengineering (BE)
Bioengineering (B.S.)*
Bioengineering (Biotechnology) (B.S.)*
Bioengineering (Bioinformatics) (B.S.)*
Bioengineering: BioSystems (B.S.)*
Bioengineering (Pre-Medical) (B.S.)*

Biological Sciences
Biochemistry and Cell Biology (B.S.)
Biology with Specialization in Bioinformatics (B.S.)
Ecology, Behavior and Evolution (B.S.)
General Biology (B.S.)
Human Biology (B.S.)
Microbiology (B.S.)
Molecular Biology (B.S.)
Physiology and Neuroscience (B.S.)

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Chemistry and Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Chemistry (B.S.)
Bioinformatics (B.S.)
Chemical Education (B.S.)
Chemical Physics (B.S.)
Chemistry (B.S.)
Chemistry with a Specialization in Earth Sciences (B.S.)
Environmental Chemistry (B.S.)
Molecular Synthesis (B.S.)
Pharmacological Chemistry (B.S.)

Chinese Studies
Chinese Studies (B.A.)

Classical Studies
Classical Studies (B.A.)

Cognitive Science (B.A./B.S.)
Cognitive Science with Specialization in Clinical Aspects of Cognition (B.S.)
Cognitive Science with Specialization in Computation (B.S.)
Cognitive Science with Specialization in Human Cognition (B.S.)
Cognitive Science with Specialization in Human Computer Interaction (B.S.)
Cognitive Science with Specialization in Neuroscience (B.S.)
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (B.S.)

Communication
Communication (B.A.)

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Computer Engineering (B.S.)*
Computer Science (B.A./B.S.)*
Computer Science with Specialization in Bioinformatics (B.S)*

Critical Gender Studies
Critical Gender Studies (B.A.)

Dance (See Theatre)

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Economics
Economics (B.A)*
Economics and Mathematics - Joint Major (B.S.)*
Management Science (B.S.)*

Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)
Computer Engineering (B.S.)*
Electrical Engineering (B.S.)*
Electrical Engineering and Society (B.A.)*
Engineering Physics (B.S.)†*

Engineering - Jacobs School of Engineering
See individual programs:

English (See Literature)

Environmental Systems Program
Environmental Systems (Earth Sciences) (B.S.)
Environmental Systems (Ecology, Behavior, & Evolution) (B.S.)
Environmental Systems (Environmental Chemistry) (B.S.)
Environmental Systems (Environmental Policy) (B.A.)

Ethnic Studies
Ethnic Studies (B.A.)

Family and Preventive Medicine
Public Health (B.S.)

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German Studies
German Studies (B.A.)

Global Health
Global Health (B.A.)

History
History (B.A.)

Human Development
Human Development (B.A.)†*

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Individual Majors (B.A. / B.S.)
Each college offers an individual major for a B.A. degree; Revelle College offers a B.A. and B.S.

International Studies (B.A.)
International Studies - Anthropology
International Studies - Economics
International Studies - Economics (Jt BA/MIA)*
International Studies - History
International Studies - International Business
International Studies - Linguistics
International Studies - Literature
International Studies - Political Science
International Studies - Political Science (Jt BA/MIA)*
International Studies - Sociology

Italian Studies
Italian Studies (B.A.)

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Japanese Studies
Japanese Studies (B.A.)

Judaic Studies
Judaic Studies (B.A.)

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Latin American Studies
Latin American Studies (B.A.)

Linguistics
Linguistics (B.A.)
Linguistics (Specialization in Cognition and Language) (B.A.)
Linguistics (Specialization in Language and Society) (B.A.)
Linguistics: Language Studies (Specialization in Individual Language) (B.A.)

Literature
Literatures in English (B.A.)
Literatures in French (B.A.)
Literatures in German (B.A.)
Literatures in Italian (B.A.)
Literatures in Russian (B.A.)
Literatures in Spanish
   - Spanish Literature (B.A.)
   - U.S. Latino/a and Latin American Literatures (B.A.)
Literature/Composite Major (B.A.)
Literature/Cultural Studies (B.A.)
Literature/Writing (B.A.)*
Literatures of the World (B.A.)

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Mathematics
Mathematics (Applied) (B.S.)
Mathematics (B.S.)
Mathematics and Economics - Joint Major (B.S.)
Mathematics - Applied Science (B.S.)
Mathematics - Computer Science (B.S.)
Mathematics - Secondary Education (B.A.)
Mathematics - Scientific Computation (B.S.)
Probability and Statistics (B.S.)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Aerospace Engineering (B.S.)*
Environmental Engineering (B.S.)*
Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)*

Music
Music (B.A.)**
Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts (B.A.)**
Music Humanities (B.A.)**

NanoEngineering
Chemical Engineering (B.S.)*
NanoEngineering (B.S.)*

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Philosophy
Philosophy (B.A.)

Physics
General Physics (B.A.)
General Physics/ Secondary Education (B.A.)
Physics (B.S.)
Physics with Specialization in Astrophysics (B.S.)
Physics - Biophysics (B.S.)
Physics with Specialization in Computational Physics (B.S.)
Physics with Specialization in Earth Sciences (B.S.)
Physics with Specialization in Materials Physics (B.S.)

Political Science (B.A.)
Political Science (American Politics) (B.A.)
Political Science (Comparative Politics) (B.A.)
Political Science (International Relations) (B.A.)
Political Science (Political Theory) (B.A.)
Political Science (Public Law) (B.A.)
Political Science (Public Policy) (B.A.)

Psychology
Psychology (B.A./B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Clinical Psychology (B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Cognitive Psychology (B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Developmental Psychology (B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Human Health (B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Sensation and Perception (B.S.)
Psychology with a Specialization in Social Psychology (B.S.)
Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience (B.S.)

Public Health (See Family and Preventative Medicine)

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Religion, Program for the Study Of
Study of Religion (B.A.)


Russian and Soviet Studies
Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (B.A.)

Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Earth Sciences (B.S.)
Marine Biology (B.S.)

Sociology (B.A.)
Sociology - International Studies (B.A.)
Sociology - American Studies (B.A.)
Sociology - Science and Medicine (B.A.)
Sociology - Economy and Society (B.A.)
Sociology - Culture and Communication (B.A.)
Sociology - Social Inequality (B.A.)
Sociology - Law and Society (B.A.)

Structural Engineering (SE)
Engineering Sciences (B.S.)*
Structural Engineering (B.S.)*

Theatre and Dance
Dance (B.A.)**
Theatre (B.A.)**

Third World Studies
Third World Studies (B.A.)

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Undeclared
Undeclared - Humanities/Arts
Undeclared - Physical Sciences
Undeclared - Social Sciences

Urban Studies and Planning
Urban Studies and Planning (B.A.)

Visual Arts
Art History/ Criticism (B.A.)
Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts (B.A.)**
Media (B.A.)**
Speculative Design (B.A.)
Studio (B.A.)**

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Important Notes / Key to Symbols
* Capped major with additional screening requirements
** Applicants may be asked to submit an optional supplemental application and/or portfolio/ audition for faculty review
Major with pre-major status