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FAQ for Students

Where can I get information about all the majors you offer?

The best source of information about the majors offered within the Division is through the various academic departments themselves. To see a listing of departments as well as inter-disciplinary academic programs within the Division please click here.

Do you offer a class in X?

The Division is not responsible for setting the course offerings of the departments within the division. Please consult the department pages for information regarding course offerings. To see the different departments within the Division please go to our department listing page here

I want my son/daughter to study X, how can I get them into your school?

The Division of Arts and Humanities does not do its own admissions. All students need to be accepted through UC San Diego’s central admissions office. Find out more here.

I have sample work (visual arts, theater, music, etc.) that I would like to submit. Where can I send it?

If the work is for admissions purposes it needs to be directed at UC San Diego’s central admissions office here. The central admissions office is responsible for determining both admissions and admissions criteria, and can decide whether different kinds of sample work can be part of a student’s application. If the sample work is non-admissions related it should be directed to the relevant academic department. To see a list of the departments within the Division of Arts and Humanities, please go here.

My son/daughter says they don't have enough credits to graduate, what classes do they need to take?

Each department, and not the Division, is responsible for creating the required curricula of their majors. The best way to find out about what classes students need to take is from the undergraduate advisors of each department. You can find information about the department and advisor you are looking for here

I have a grade and/or course related complaint about my TA and/or Professor; can I talk to the Dean?

The Dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities cannot get involved in student grade issues. Students concerned about grade and/or course related should take them up first with their respective professors and/or TA’s and/or supervising Professors, and only then pursue the matter with either their department or Dean of Undergraduate Studies. 

I have a non-grade and/or non-course related complaint about my TA and/or Professor; can I talk to the Dean?

The Dean cannot get involved in TA actions.  The Dean can however consider speaking with students that have non-grade and/or non-course related complaints about their Professor if the issue cannot be resolved at the departmental level, either with the Professor themselves or the department chair.

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