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Curricula and Courses

Updated July 2013

Course Descriptions

Course descriptions approved since the publication of the 2013-14 catalog can be accessed from the Current Course Descriptions section of this site. For up-to-date information, see the quarterly Schedule of Classes at

For a complete outline of graduate degree requirements, see Program Requirements for UCLA Graduate Degrees available on the Graduate Division website at

For a description of numbering conventions for undergraduate, graduate, UCLA Extension, and concurrent or multiple-listed courses, see the Course Listings introductory section.

See Majors and Degrees for a listing of majors in departments.

Curricula and Courses by Department

Curricula and courses are listed alphabetically, with the college or school administering the program identified in the program heading. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information presented. However, all courses, course descriptions, instructor designations, and curricular degree requirements described herein are subject to change or deletion without notice.

African Studies Islamic Studies
Afro-American Studies Italian
American Indian Studies Labor and Workplace Studies
Anesthesiology Latin American Studies
Anthropology Law
Applied Linguistics Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies
Archaeology Life Sciences
Architecture and Urban Design Linguistics
Art Management
Art History Materials Science and Engineering
Arts and Architecture Mathematics
Asian American Studies Mathematics/Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Asian Languages and Cultures Mathematics/Economics
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Bioengineering Medicine
Bioinformatics Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
Biological Chemistry Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
Biomathematics Molecular Biology
Biomedical Physics Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
Biomedical Research Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology
Biostatistics Molecular Toxicology
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Moving Image Archive Studies
Chemistry and Biochemistry Music
César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies Music Industry
Civic Engagement Musicology
Civil and Environmental Engineering Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
Classics Neurobiology
Communication Studies Neurology
Community Health Sciences Neuroscience (Undergraduate)
Comparative Literature Neuroscience (Graduate)
Computational and Systems Biology Neurosurgery
Computer Science Nursing
Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dentistry Ophthalmology
Design | Media Arts Oral Biology
Digital Humanities Orthopaedic Surgery
Disability Studies Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Earth and Space Sciences Pediatrics
East Asian Studies Philosophy
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Physics and Astronomy
Economics Physiology
Education Political Science
Electrical Engineering Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Engineering Schoolwide Programs Psychology
English Public Affairs
Environmental Health Sciences Public Health
Epidemiology Public Health Schoolwide Programs
Ethnomusicology Public Policy
Family Medicine Radiation Oncology
Film, Television, and Digital Media Radiological Sciences
Foreign Literature in Translation Religion, Study of
French and Francophone Studies ROTC Program - Aerospace Studies
Freshman General Education Clusters ROTC Program - Military Science
Gender Studies ROTC Program - Naval Science
Geography Scandinavian Section
Germanic Languages Science Education
Gerontology Slavic Languages and Literatures
Global Studies Social Thought
Head and Neck Surgery Social Welfare
Health Policy and Management Sociology
History Spanish and Portuguese
Honors Collegium Statistics
Human Genetics Surgery
Indo-European Studies Theater
Information Studies Urban Planning
Institute for Society and Genetics Urology
Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Visual and Performing Arts Education
Integrative Biology and Physiology World Arts and Cultures/Dance
International and Area Studies Writing Programs
International Development Studies  
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