Have It All in the College of Letters and Science

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What Can You Do with a Liberal Arts Degree? Everything!

Critical thinking. Intellectual exploration. Versatility. Who says you can’t have it all? Following your passions could be a great starting point to a life filled with possibilities.

The UC Davis College of Letters and Science offers more than 110 majors and minors, making it easy for you to find a subject that sparks your passion and prepares you for success well beyond college. With the solid foundation of a liberal arts degree from UC Davis, you will graduate with world-class skills in research, communication and leadership, empowering you to adapt and thrive in any number of careers.

Did you know most employers prefer to hire liberal arts majors? In today’s global economy, where flexibility and innovation are king, liberal arts majors have what it takes to think big and lead. Even better news: it may not matter which major you choose. “Demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly and solve complex problems” are all more important than your choice of major. (Source: 2013 American Association of Colleges and University survey)

Want to make the world a better place through science? Janine Klein's double major is designed for a career in conservation science.

Janine Klein

“If you want to help the environment, first you have to understand how humans interact with wildlife.” - Janine Klein ’18, Anthropology and Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology. Read about how Janine made a double major work.