The Division of Humanities at the UCLA College focuses on universal questions of meaning, value, and truth by exposing students to the legacy of human thought and creativity, past and present. World-renowned Humanities scholars in literature, philosophy, religion, languages and culture encourage students to explore widely and teach them to think critically and independently. UCLA Humanities programs cultivate global citizens able to respond with versatility to the challenges of our times and to make lasting contributions to the betterment of the human experience.
The Division of Physical Sciences at the UCLA College focuses on the fundamental laws of nature, along with their implications for what happens here on earth and beyond. World-renowned faculty and students speed the pace of discovery to benefit all of society, leading to new technology with wide-ranging applications, from crime modeling and air pollution to pharmaceutical drug creation and advances in modern surgery. A UCLA physical sciences education prepares students for a range of careers and equips them with skills to tackle the difficult challenges of our time.
The Division of Social Sciences at the UCLA College comprises highly ranked departments and programs that study how individuals, families, groups, governments and institutions participate in an increasingly complex global society. Offering students unique opportunities in a wide range of methods and theories, the Division’s world-renowned faculty educate the next generation of professionals, researchers and leaders in socially relevant thinking and action.