List of Majors

You may choose a major from the following list.

L&S Department names are shown in boldface. Sublistings indicate multiple majors offered by one department. For information, review the Berkeley Bulletin or the appropriate major department.

Entry requirements vary by major. Consult with your undergraduate major adviser in your intended major department regarding major prerequisites, GPA guidelines, and deadlines to declare.

    Arts & Humanities

    Art, History of
    Art, Practice of
    Celtic Studies
    Classics
    >Classical Civilizations
    >Classical Languages
    >Greek
    >Latin
    Comparative Literature
    East Asian Languages and Cultures
    >Chinese
    >Japanese
    English
    Film
    French
    German
    >Dutch Studies
    >German
    Italian Studies
    Music
    Near Eastern Studies
    >Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and Art History
    >Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations
    >Near Eastern Studies
    Philosophy
    Rhetoric
    Scandinavian
    Slavic Languages and Literatures
    South and Southeast Asian Studies
    Spanish and Portuguese
    >Hispanic Languages and Bilingual Issues
    >Iberian
    >Latin American
    >Luso-Brazilian
    >Spanish and Spanish American
    Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies

    Biological Sciences

    Integrative Biology
    Molecular and Cell Biology
    >Plan I
    >Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
    >Genetics
    >Immunology
    >Plan II
    >Cell and Developmental Biology
    >Neurobiology
    Public Health

    Math & Physical Sciences

    Astrophysics
    Chemistry
    Computer Science
    Earth and Planetary Science
    >Atmospheric Science
    >Environmental Earth Science
    >Geology
    >Geophysics
    >Marine Science
    Mathematics
    >Applied Mathematics
    >Mathematics
    Operations Research and Management
    Physics
    Statistics

    Social Sciences

    African American Studies
    Anthropology
    Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies
    Chicano Studies
    Economics
    Environmental Economics
    Ethnic Studies
    Gender & Women's Studies
    Geography
    History
    Linguistics
    Native American
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Social Welfare
    Sociology

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    American Studies
    Asian Studies
    >Area I– a multi-area thematic concentration
    >Area II- China
    >Area II– Japan
    Cognitive Science
    Development Studies
    Interdisciplinary Studies
    Latin American Studies
    Legal Studies
    Media Studies (formerly Mass Communications)
    Middle Eastern Studies
    Peace and Conflict Studies
    Political Economy
    Religious Studies