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University of California, Santa Cruz Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Santa Cruz, CA

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

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astrophysics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • International Economics
  • Italian Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Computer and information sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


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

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
626
Part-Time Faculty
240
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
71%
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
2,664,782
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
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 Arts, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Music

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Affairs
  • Linguistics
  • Music
  • Psychology--General
  • Sociology

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