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University of California, Berkeley Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Berkeley, CA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African-American/Black Studies
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Celtic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dutch/Flemish Language and Literature
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Forest Management/Forest Resources Management
  • Forestry, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Operations Research
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Scandinavian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Toxicology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Engineering, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Not reported
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,629
Part-Time Faculty
896
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
64%
Regular Class Size
Not reported
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Not reported
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Public Affairs, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Forestry, Master of Social Work, Master of Business Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Public Policy, Master of Urban Design, Master of Information and Data Science, Master of Public Administration, Master of Engineering, Master of Information Management and Systems, Master of Financial Engineering, Master of City Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Architecture, Master of Journalism, Master of Translational Medicine

Master's Programs of Study

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Archaeology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forestry
  • History
  • Journalism
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
  • Urban Design
  • Vision Sciences

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Optometry, Doctor of Juridical Science, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • African-American Studies
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Science and Technology
  • Archaeology
  • Biophysics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Design
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Forestry
  • French
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages
  • History
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Italian
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Law
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Optometry
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology--General
  • Romance Languages
  • Scandinavian Languages
  • Spanish
  • Theater
  • Urban Design
  • Vision Sciences

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