A degree from UC Santa Barbara is the first step to your future. As a top-ranked public institution, UCSB has it all: outstanding departments and faculty, excellent advising and support, tutoring, mentorship opportunities, pre-professional programs, and so much more. Explore our list of majors and learn more about UCSB academics below.
While some introductory courses happen in large lecture halls, classes become smaller and more individualized as you progress in your major.
courses offered each quarter
With so many courses to choose from, you can explore your interests and find new ones!
UCSB's majors are housed within the College of Letters and Science (~80 majors), College of Engineering (5 majors), and College of Creative Studies (8 majors).
active inventions have resulted from UCSB research
Interested in entrepreneurship? Our Technology Management Program fosters the next generation of inventors and entrepreneurs each year.
UCSB's Pre-Health Program offers academic advising, career planning, application help, and internship connections to students interested in medical school or other health careers.
Through the Pre-Law Program, advisors assist students in applying to law school, developing an academic plan, and connecting with internships locally, statewide, and nationally.
Technology Management Program (TMP)
This certificate program, open to students in any major, provides an in-depth understanding of cutting-edge entrepreneurial and business practices in global-technology based companies.
Transfer Student Center
The Transfer Student Center offers dedicated advising, study space, peer mentors, and programming for transfer students.
The ONDAS Student Center provides mentoring and academic support to first-generation students. This is one of many campus resources for first-generation students.