UC Merced offers more than 60 undergraduate academic programs and 18 graduate programs taught by more than 400 full-time faculty members, visiting professors and lecturers, who come to Merced from some of the world's top-ranked universities.
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American Studies (minor)
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Computational Biology B.S
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Computational and Data Sciences B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Computer Science B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Custom B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Economics B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Engineering B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Environmental B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences/Physics B.S.
Applied Mathematical Sciences Minor
Bioengineering/Biomedical Imaging and Bioinstrumentation B.S.
Biological Sciences/ Developmental Biology B.S.
Biological Sciences/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology B.S.
Biological Sciences/Human Biology B.S.
Biological Sciences/Microbiology and Immunology B.S.
Biological Sciences/Molecular and Cell Biology B.S.
Chemical Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering B.S.
Chemical Engineering/Nanotechnology B.S.
Chemistry/Biological Chemistry B.S.
Chemistry/Materials Chemistry B.S.
Chicanx Studies minor
Civil Engineering B.S.
Cognitive Science B.A.
Cognitive Science B.S.
Cognitive Science minor
Community Research and Service
Community Research and Service minor
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering B.S.
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies B.A.
Critical Race and Ethnic Studies minor
Data Science and Analytics
Data Science and Analytics B.A.
Data Science and Computing
Data Science and Computing/Applied Mathematics B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Biology B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Chemistry B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Custom B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Environmental Systems Science B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Materials Science and Engineering B.S.
Data Science and Computing/Physics B.S.
Data Science and Computing minor
Economics/Economic Analysis and Policy B.S.
Economics/Quantitative Economics B.S.
Electrical Engineering B.S.
Environmental Engineering B.S.
Environmental Humanities B.A.
Environmental Humanities minor
Environmental Systems Science
Environmental Systems Science/Earth and Climate Science B.S.
Environmental Systems Science/Ecosystem Science B.S.
Geospatial Technology minor
Global Arts Studies
Global Arts/Performance Studies B.A.
Global Arts/Visual Studies B.A.
Global Arts Studies minor
Literatures in English
Literatures in English B.A.
Literatures in English/Literature and Social Justice B.A.
Literatures in English/Literature and the Environment B.A.
Literatures in English minor
Management Analytics and Decision-Making
Management Analytics and Decision-Making minor
Management and Business Economics
Management and Business Economics B.S.
Management and Business Economics minor
Materials Science and Engineering
Materials Science and Engineering B.S.
Materials Science and Engineering/Nanotechnology B.S.
Materials Sciences and Engineering minor
Mechanical Engineering B.S.
Mechanical Engineering/Aerospace Engineering B.S.
Natural Sciences Education
Natural Sciences Education minor
Natural Sciences Education minor with teaching credential
Physics/Biophysics and Soft Matter B.S.
Physics/Computation and Data Science B.S.
Physics/Engineering and Applied Physics B.S.
Physics/Mathematical and Computational Physics B.S.
Physics/Quantum Science and Technology B.S.
Political Science/American Politics B.A.
Political Science/Comparative Politics B.A.
Political Science/International Relations B.A.
Political Science/Law and Policy B.A.
Political Science minor
Public Health B.A.
Public Health B.S.
Public Health/Pre-Medical B.S.
Interdisciplinary Public Health minor
Sociology/Community Studies B.A.
Sociology/Health, Medicine, and Society B.A.
Sociology/Justice, Law, and Society B.A.
Sociology/Race and Racial Justice B.A.
Writing Studies B.A.