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UC Davis College of Letters and Science

At the UC Davis College of Letters and Science, we search for solutions through our broad interdisciplinary lens of the arts, sciences and humanities. We stand together in wonder and inspiration as we identify questions, foster scholarship and creatively look to improve our world – with critical thinking, intellectual generosity and great people.
As the college with the broadest offering of disciplines, teaching the core curriculum for virtually all 28,000 undergraduate students and mentoring nearly 2,000 graduate students, the College of Letters and Science lives and breathes its interdisciplinary mission each day. We thrive at the intersection of fundamental scholarship, exploring and connecting fields as diverse as the arts & stars, math & music, chemistry & cinema, economics & English – and providing the foundation for a truly one-of-a-kind liberal arts education. Learn more: about the College of Letters and Science


Have it All - Avery Hom

A double major in English and History will provide experience and skills for following his interests in marketing, ethics and business consulting, said Avery Hom '20. Start early and discover how easy it is to add a major or minor at haveitall.ucdavis.edu.


Have it All - Janine Klein

Not ready to commit to one major? You might consider taking a double major or adding a minor or two. Discover how a double major in Anthropology and Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology helped Janine Klein '17 forge a career path full of possibilities.

The Power of a History Major

Photo: UC Davis alumna in front of U.S. Capitol

“Choosing history as a major was one of the best career choices I ever made,” says Gina Drioane (B.A., history and political science ’10). Read more from Drioane, other alumni and a professor on the value of a history degree.   

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