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Have It All in the College of Letters and Science

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.

Double the Opportunity. Unlimited Possibilities.

Not ready to commit to one major? You might consider taking a double major or adding a minor or two. Our advisors are here to help you navigate your choices and advise you on the pros and cons of whatever path you choose. 

Students need to complete at least one quarter at UC Davis and petition at least one quarter before graduation to declare a double major. Learn more by visiting our frequently asked questions - Advising.

The UC Davis College of Letters and Science offers more than 55 majors and 61 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)

Read about how our students made a double major work.