Aggie Experience Live! with the College of Letters and Science

Aggie Experience Live

Aggie Experience is an online, multi-day event for admitted students. It's part open house, part virtual tour, but all Aggie Spirit! 

The College of Letters and Science offered Aggie Experience events for all of our admitted students, both first-year and transfer. These virtual sessions provided an in-depth look at the College of Letters and Science and our majors, and a chance to connect directly with our students. All recorded sessions are posted below.  

 

Monday, April 13 | 3:30–5:00 p.m.

College of Letters and Science Welcome and Panel

  • Join Claire Waters, professor and special advisor to the dean; Mark Reyes, assistant director for First Year Academic Advising; and several students for an introduction into what makes the College of Letters and Science such a wonderful and distinct place to study. The one-and-a-half hour recording above offers a presentation and moderated Q&A to answer your questions.

Three-Day Virtual Majors Fair

"Woman on laptop"We hosted three days of online chats for admitted students to learn about their intended major, or to explore others! Recordings of all major sessions are posted below and provide an in-depth program overview and answers to questions asked of our staff advisors and student peer advisors. If you do not see your major listed in the agenda below, please feel free to visit your department's website and contact them directly with your questions.

 

 

Monday, April 13 | 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Virtual Majors Fair – Day 1

View a recording of this session. Timestamps are referenced below to skip to the session you are most interested in.

  • 5:30-6:00 p.m.  Psychology and Cognitive Science (0:01:11–0:31:15) 
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m.  Philosophy (0:31:43–0:55:47) 

Tuesday, April 14 | 2:00–7:00 p.m.

Virtual Majors Fair – Day 2

View a recording of this session. Timestamps are referenced below to skip to the session you are most interested in.

  • 2:00-2:30 p.m.  Chinese, Japanese , Classical Civilization (0:02:30–0:29:00)
  • 2:30-3:00 p.m.  Spanish (0:29:50–0:56:40) 
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.  English, Medieval & Early Modern Studies (0:56:40–1:29:50)
  • 3:30-4:00 p.m.  Comparative Literature, Religious Studies, French, Italian (1:29:50–1:55:18)
  • 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Geology (1:59:30–2:29:40) 
  • 4:30-5:00 p.m.  Middle East/South Asia Studies (2:30:00–2:59:00) 
  • 5:00-5:30 p.m.  Marine and Coastal Science (2:59:00–3:30:50)
  • 5:30-6:00 p.m.  Art History, Music, Theatre and Dance (3:30:50–4:01:00)
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m.  Design (4:01:00–4:30:00)
  • 6:30-7:00 p.m.  Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemical Physics (4:30:00–5:00:20)

Wednesday, April 15 | 2:00–7:00 p.m.

Virtual Majors Fair – Day 3

View a recording of this session. Timestamps are referenced below to skip to the session you are most interested in.

  • 2:00-2:30 p.m.  Computer Science (0:01:40–0:30:00)
  • 2:30-3:00 p.m.  Undeclared (0:30:00–1:00:15)  
  • 3:00-3:30 p.m.  Anthropology (1:00:30–1:30:10)
  • 3:30-4:00 p.m.  Economics, History, East Asian Studies (1:30:20–1:59:20)
  • 4:00-4:30 p.m.  Science and Technology Studies (1:59:20–2:28:50) 
  • 4:30-5:00 p.m.  Sociology, Sociology-Organizational Studies (2:28:50–2:59:50)
  • 5:00-5:30 p.m.  German, Russian (2:59:50–3:28:50)
  • 5:30-6:00 p.m.  Mathematics (3:29:00–4:00:30) 
  • 6:00-6:30 p.m.  Statistics (4:00:30–4:30:40)
  • 6:30-7:00 p.m.  Cinema and Digital Media, Art Studio (4:30:40–4:59:50)

Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17

College of Letters and Science Student Panels

Finish off the week by chatting directly with our students about a variety of topics. Register for any or all sessions to get your student-life questions answered by the experts.

Thursday, April 16 | 4:00–5:00 p.m. | Balancing Academics and...Well...Everything Else!
  • Talk to our Aggies about what it means to be a student here, while also being a student employee, researcher, intern, athlete or other extracurricular participant.
  • View a recording of this session.
Thursday, April 16 | 6:00–7:00 p.m. | You're a First-Generation Student? So am I!
Friday, April 17 | 4:00–5:00 p.m | AAA–Ask an Ambassador Anything

Tuesday, April 28 and Thursday, April 30

AAA–Ask an Ambassador Anything Student Panel (for first-year students)

Ask our Ambassadors of Letters and Science about anything that's on your mind. Which housing area is best? Is a bike really necessary? Where is the best place for boba? Why did you choose UC Davis? 

Tuesday, May 5 | 1:30–2:00 p.m.

Philosophy Major Information Session Q&A

Tuesday, May 5 | 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Psychology and Cognitive Science Majors Information Session Q&A

Monday, May 11 | 3:30–5:00 p.m.

College of Letters and Science Welcome and Panel for Transfer Students

  • Join Claire Waters, professor and special advisor to the dean; Samantha Duesdieker, academic advisor and former transfer student; and several current transfers for an introduction into what makes the College of Letters and Science such a wonderful and distinct place to study. The one-and-a-half hour session offers a presentation and moderated Q&A to answer your questions.
  • View a recording of this session.

Tuesday, May 12 | 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Economics, History, and East Asian Studies Majors Q&A

  • Prospective students will be able ask questions to our student panelists from Economics, History and East Asian Studies to learn more about the majors and what it's like to be a transfer student at UC Davis.
  • View a recording of this session.

Tuesday, May 12 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Chemistry Majors Q&A

  • Prospective students in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemical Physics, and Applied Chemistry will be able ask questions to our student panelists and advisors about the majors and what it's like to be a transfer student at UC Davis.
  • View a recording of this session.

Wednesday, May 13 | 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Ethnic and Gender Studies Majors Information Session and Q&A

  • Join staff and student advisors for a live information session and Q&A all about the various ethnic and gender studies majors at UC Davis. Majors include the Departments of Chicana/o Studies, Asian American Studies, African American & African Studies, Native American Studies, American Studies, and Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies.
  • View a recording of this session.

Wednesday, May 13 | 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Statistics Major Q&A

Thursday, May 14 | 1:00–2:00 p.m.

AAA–Ask an Ambassador Anything Student Panel

Friday, May 15 | 11:00–11:45 a.m.

Sociology Majors Q&A

Friday, May 15 | 12:45–1:45 p.m.

Art History Major Information Session and Q&A

Friday, May 15 | 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Anthropology Major Q&A

Thursday, May 21 | 2:00–2:45 p.m.

Music Major Information Session and Q&A

Thursday, May 21 | 3:00–4:00 p.m.

AAA–Ask an Advisor Anything

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