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 surroundings. 

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

Apr 24

W. Patrick McCray, a professor of history at UC Santa Barbara, has been awarded the Smithsonian Institution’s prestigious Arthur Molella Distinguished Fellowship. McCray, who specializes in the history of modern technology and science, will spend the 2018-2019 academic year at the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

Apr 20
Professors Leon Balents, Craig J. Hawker and Edward E. Telles have been elected members of the 238th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Their selection brings to 37 the number of UCSB faculty members who have been named fellows of the academy.
 
The academy is an independent policy research center that conducts interdisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems.
Apr 18

The Association for Psychological Science has named Daniel Conroy-Beam and Zoe Liberman among its new group of APS Rising Stars. The designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their post-Ph.D. research careers for innovative work that has already advanced the field and signals great potential for continued contributions.

Apr 10

Associate professor of Asian American studies Lalaie Ameeriar has been named a member of the Luce/ACLS Fellows in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs for 2018. Ameeriar takes a deep interest in Muslim culture and labor migration and will use the fellowship to deepen her research and interest in Muslim women. 

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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