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Discover your college major
Choosing the right major is one of the most important decisions for any student. What do you like to do? What makes you curious and excited to learn more?
At UC Davis, undergraduate students benefit from many opportunities to grow, learn and prepare for their chosen careers. The university offers more than 100 majors, from traditional programs like English and chemistry to interdisciplinary ones in biomedical engineering and technocultural studies. Explore until you find one that fits you well.
Not sure what you want to study? No problem. Take advantage of UC Davis’ student advising resources and learn about your many options. You can also sample majors through undeclared and exploratory programs. Do not worry — you have plenty of time to decide, and we will help you zero in on what’s right for you. Each college offers more information on this topic:
Deciding on a major is an artful balancing of interests, skills and personality. That is why UC Davis gives students the tools, time and flexibility to make the best decision for their path forward.
Sebastian Anaya, left, a second-year student from Woodland, discusses majors with an adviser in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Gregory Urquiaga/UC Davis photo