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12 New Majors at the University of California, 2018

All About Majors
1. Guide to Business, Econ, Math and Finance Majors by UC
2. Best Majors for Criminology and Law at a UC
3. 10 Easiest Transfer Majors: UC Berkeley, UCLA, UCSD
4. 10 Easiest Transfer Majors: UCI, UCD, UCSB
5. 10 Easiest Transfer Majors: UCSC, UCR, UC Merced
6. Capped + Selective Majors by UC Campus 2018
7. 12 New Majors at the University of California, 2018
8. A Multi-Career Approach to 9 UC Majors

Below are the new and discontinued majors for 2018 at the UCs.


data science, Berkeley

Data Science, new major
Fung Fellowship – an entrepreneurial and innovations program that connects undergrads with community and industry partners in health and wellness


textile and fiber UC Davis

Fiber and Polymer Science, suspended through 2019-2020
Textile and Clothingsuspended through 2019-2020
Climate Science and Policy, new minor


environmental science and policy major Irvine

Environmental Science and Policy, new major


music education major ucla

Music Education, new major
Climate Studies, new major (starting spring 2019)
Public Affairs, new major


race ethnic studies major uc merced

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, new major


education and human development uc riverside

Education, Society and Human Development, new major

San Diego

Business psychology major ucsd

Business Psychology, new major
Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, new mjaor
Real Estate and Development, new major

Santa Cruz

Linguistics multilingual santa cruz

Science Education, new major
Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism, new major


Geology concentration
in the Earth Sciences, new
Assistive Technology: Cognitive/Perceptual concentration in Bioengineering, discontinued
Bioeducation concentration in Biology, discontinued
Science Education concentration in Earth Sciences, discontinued

UC Santa Barbara has no new offerings.

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