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

Irvine, CA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Studies
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminology
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Genetics, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Biology
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Informatics
  • Information Resources Management
  • International/Global Studies
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism, Other
  • Korean Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology and Immunology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Musical Theatre
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Nursing Science
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Business/marketing, Engineering, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 14% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 13% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 16% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 15% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

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

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Services for Learning Disabled Students
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 Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science, Master of Applied Science, Executive Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Biochemistry
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • History
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Physics
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Anthropology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • History
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Neurobiology
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General

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