Over 60 majors in 30 fields of study with access to world-class teachers and facilities.
The campus offers undergraduate students 65 majors in the fields of Arts, Engineering, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences.
UC Santa Cruz graduate students earn advanced degrees in 41 programs. They are encouraged to explore the connections between their field and others.
Departments are organized within the Arts, Humanities, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social Sciences divisions; and the Baskin School of Engineering.
Updates to UCSC's Course Catalog are available online. Quarterly updates to course and program information are also reflected in the Schedule of Classes.
UCSC's libraries are at the heart of the university, state-of-the-art technological research facilities designed for collaborative learning in the 21st century.
- October 31, 2014 UC Santa Cruz named one of the country’s best colleges for film majors
- October 22, 2014 Astrophysics meets theater in ‘Birth of Stars’
- October 14, 2014 Acclaimed game designer joins UC Santa Cruz art faculty
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.
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UCSC residential learning colleges provide students with academic support, activities, and events that enhance the intellectual and social life of the campus.