Academic Divisions and Library
Each academic division at UC Santa Cruz emphasizes interdisciplinary inquiry and experiential learning. UC Santa Cruz seeks to make specific investments in the initiatives and facilities that each division needs. These investments are key to maintaining and growing UC Santa Cruz’s commitment to academic excellence and to work that is as disruptive as it is extraordinary.
The Humanities Division is home to Linguistics, Literature, Feminist Studies, History, Philosophy, History of Consciousness, Writing, Languages and Applied Linguistics, Institute for Humanities Research, Dickens Project, Linguistics Research Center, Center for Jewish Studies, and Sikh and Punjabi Studies
Physical and Biological Sciences
The Division of Physical and Biological Sciences is home to Astronomy and Astrophysics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth & Planetary Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, Ocean Sciences, Physics, and Science Communication.