Features

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

The College of Letters & Science offers more than 80 majors across disciplines. We are leaders in diverse educational experiences. 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

UCSB's location, perched on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, can't be beat. We encourage students to work hard and enjoy their stunning surrundings. 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

Many of our students have the opportunity to do hands-on research with a professor or graduate student, giving them practical knowledge and skills that take them beyond the classroom. 

Monday, March 7, 2016

 

Every undergraduate at UC Santa Barbara will take at least one course in the College of Letters & Science. Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts -- our students do it all! 

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

 

Our students are engaged, curious, and passionate. Many of them use their time at UCSB to explore creative endeavors. We nurture artistic talent alongside academic excellence. 

Headlines

May 23

A group of student veterans at UC Santa Barbara will present original writings about their service Thursday, May 26, at noon in the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center’s McCune Conference Room, 6020 Humanities and Social Sciences Building. The readings will come from eight veterans of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force who participate in the UCSB Veterans Writing Workshop.

May 20

UC Santa Barbara’s annual Undergraduate Research Slam gave 50 students the opportunity to present their academic research in 180 seconds or less. Fifteen finalists, selected from the initial rounds, competed for prizes. College of Creative Studies (CCS) junior Kevin Dervishi took first place and the $2,500 prize. Nicole Bush, a CCS senior, came in second and received $2,000; Sarah Bay, a senior in the College of Letters and Science, finished third and came away with $1,500. 

May 19

With an increasing average number of citations and a growing percentage of scientific papers belonging in the most frequently cited publications, UC Santa Barbara remains among the top 10 universities worldwide for research impact, as listed by the 2016 Leiden Rankings. 

May 18

After two years of intense labor and reflection, the 2016 master’s of fine arts (MFA) graduates at UC Santa Barbara are presenting their works and tangible growth. Pieces by six graduates currently highlight the UCSB Department of Art’s MFA thesis exhibition at the campus’s Art, Design & Architecture Museum. An opening reception will take place at the museum at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 20. It is free and open to the public. 

Undergraduate Possibilities

Undergraduate Research Possibilities

UC Santa Barbara is renowned as a research university, and this includes the college's undergraduates.

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Diversity

Diversity

The College of Letters and Science is a vibrant academic community that embraces and promotes intellectual, socioeconomic and ethnic diversity.

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A Liberal Arts Education

Liberal Arts Education

The liberal arts have been at the heart of the university from its inception.

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Support the College

Support the College of Letters and Science

Private contributions are critical to the College’s continued excellence and have a major impact on the University.

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