Liberal Arts

Aggie Develops Path to Becoming Influential Social Media Communicator

LinkedIn Manager Crossed 'Corporate Attorney' off Career List When She Discovered Writing

When I started at UC Davis in 2004, I was undeclared as far as majors go but had aspirations of being a corporate attorney. A career placement quiz in eighth grade put the idea in my head. I decided that my love for writing and arguing would make this a great choice for me.

Find Your Future in the College of Letters and Science

Over 110 Majors and Minors in the Liberal Arts Translate Into Real Careers Employers Like Liberal Arts Majors
  • 74 percent of employers prefer to hire liberal arts majors
  • 93 percent of the employers agreed that "demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems is more important than [which] undergraduate major."

Kristie Macosko Krieger turned her degree in sociology into a career as a movie producer and got nominated for an Oscar for Bridg

4 Assumptions About Majors Proven Wrong

National Statistics Show Well-Paid Futures for Students in the Liberal Arts as Well as for Those in STEM


Most students are told that college is worth the investment but aren’t given enough information on how your career potential after college varies by degree and skills. I’d like to give you some facts to help you figure it out.

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Read how you can improve your opportunities for better jobs.

Data Studies Program for Undergraduates

June 01, 2015
The Data Studies program offers UC Davis undergraduate students a unique opportunity to take their major and apply it to the world of data, learning how to question, analyze and present data research that will enable them to get jobs.