Major Presentations on Tuesday, September 29

Fall 2019


Who Time Location


All Students  9:00-12:00 p.m.   Social Sciences 1, Room 110
Applied Linguistics and Multilingualism All Students 9:30-10:30 a.m. 110 Humanities Building 1



All Students

10:00-12:00 p.m.

D-101 Baskin Arts Seminar Building

Faculty, Staff, and Senior Research Associates will be on hand to talk about the Art Department, Faculty Research, Facilities, and Student Opportunities within the Art Department.

Art & Design: Games + Playable Media All Students 10:30-11:30 a.m.

308 Digital Arts Research Center (DARC)

This presentation will cover the AGPM curriculum, things that you should consider as you get started with the major, and an AGPM student panel.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Frosh 10:15-11:15 a.m. 240 Physical Sciences Building
Transfer 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Community Studies Frosh 11:00-12:00 p.m. Oakes Mural Room
Transfer 12:00-1:00 p.m. Oakes Mural Room
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology All Students 9:00-10:30 a.m.

110 Coastal Biology Building on UCSC's Coastal Science Campus

(The Coastal Science Campus is not on the main campus; it is located about three miles from the main campus and can be reached by the Route 22 bus directly from the main campus.)

Economics Frosh 9:00-11:00 a.m. Media Theater
Transfer 11:00-1:00 p.m. Media Theater
Please join Professor Alan Spearot, Chair of the Economics Department, and the undergraduate advisers for the economics undergraduate welcome and orientation. Information will be available about the different majors and minor, requirements, study abroad, class selection and major qualification.
Environmental Studies

All Students

Offering two sessions with same information; attend either session)

9:00-10:00 a.m. 221 ISB (Interdisciplinary Sciences Building)
10:15-11:15 a.m.
Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Combined Orientation All Students 10:00-12:00 p.m.

Humanities Room 210

Faculty and advisers from both departments will be also available for one-on-one meetings after the presentations.

Film and Digital Media All Students 10:00-12:00 p.m. Communications 150 (Studio C)
History Department All Students

Part I: 9:30-10:15 a.m.

Learn about the history major requirements, how to get started in the major, and how to create an academic plan that reflects your unique interests.

Cowell College Page Smith Library

Part II: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Learn about the exciting educational opportunities available to history majors: research, study abroad, internships, and more! Meet the history faculty and your fellow history majors!

History of Art and Visual Culture All Students 10:00-12:00 p.m. 245 Porter
Latin American and Latino Studies All Students 10:30-12:00 p.m. Charles E. Merrill Lounge
Legal Studies All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m.

Merrill College 102

Come meet Legal Studies faculty, advising staff, and receive detailed information about our program of study and other opportunities.

Linguistics All Students 10:00-11:00 a.m. Stevenson College 175
Literature All Students 10:00 a.m. Stevenson College 150
Transfers 12:00 p.m.
Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Frosh 12:00-1:00 p.m. Thimann 3 Lecture Hall
Transfer 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Music All Students 9:00-9:45 a.m.

Music Recital Hall

Students interested in participating in Music at UCSC (majors & minors, and non-major activities) should plan on attending the Music Department Orientation to learn more about major/minor courses, lessons, ensemble participation, and more.



All Students 10:00-11:00 a.m.

Merrill College 102

Come meet Politics faculty, advising staff and received detailed information about our program of study and other opportunities.

Philosophy All Students 10:30-12:30 p.m. Humanities 2 Room 359
Physics All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m. Thimann 1 Lecture Hall

Meet with the physics adviser and faculty for an overview of the department.

Psychology Frosh 9:00-10:00 a.m. Earth & Marine Science Building Room 206
Transfer 10:00-11:00 a.m.
School of Engineering All first-years (except Computer Science majors) 9:00-10:00 a.m. Nine/Ten Multipurpose Room
All transfer students (except Computer Science majors) 9:00-10:00 a.m. Jack Baskin Auditorium 101
All first-year Computer Science 9:00-10:00 a.m. Classroom Unit 2
All transfer Computer Science 10:30-11:30 a.m. Classroom Unit 2
Student Organizations 11:30-12:30 p.m. Engineering Courtyard
NOTE: Students who are pursuing the Computer Science: Computer Game Design major should be attending the sessions for all first years or all transfer students, and not the Computer Science specific sessions.
Sociology All Students 11:00-1:00 p.m.

Rachel Carson College Room 240

New frosh and transfer students are invited to the Sociology Department's Fall Orientation to learn more about the department, programs offered, and hear from faculty about their research areas, courses, and opportunities.

Spanish Studies All Students 11:00-12:00 p.m. 202 Humanities Building 1
Theater Arts All Students 9:00-12:30 p.m.

Theater Arts Second Stage

Welcome to the Theater Arts community! At our welcome orientation, faculty will share their research interests and talk about classes they teach. You will also meet our excellent production and shop staff, tour the Theater Arts Center, and receive guidance from the department's academic advisor.