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Undergraduate Majors

There are eleven majors available to students within the Department of Literature. Requirements vary from major to major. Once a student has decided upon a major in literature, he or she is required to meet regularly with an advisor in the Department of Literature. Worksheets defining major requirements are available in the literature undergraduate office to help students organize their course work.

We encourage all our students to explore additional academic programs, like Study Abroad and the Honors Program, which can be used toward your major requirements. These dynamic opportunities can be incorporated into your major to ensure a timely graduation, while also being an amazing life experience.

Available Majors



Contact us through...

Map to the Literature Building

Walk-in Advising

Literature Building, Room 110
Monday-Friday, 9:00am-1:00pm & 
2:00pm-4:00pm

Virtual Advising Center

Virtual Advising Center

We respond to messages
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm 
(for current students only - valid
student PID required)



Undergraduate Program Staff

Alyssa Simons

Alyssa Simons
Program Coordinator

asimons@ucsd.edu
(
858) 534-2739

Danny Panella

Danny Panella
Academic Advisor

dpanella@ucsd.edu
(
858) 534-8681