Degree Pathways

The table below lists sample 3- and 4-year degree pathways for several majors offered across the Schools at UC Irvine. Please view the sample pathways under the General Catalogue’s “MAJORS” tab via the appropriate link for each major.


Degree TitleDegreeSchoolProgram Sample Plan/Note
Aerospace EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
African American StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
AnthropologyB.A.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
ArtB.A.Claire Trevor School of the Arts4-Year Sample Plan (Only a sample program for freshman (one year))
Art HistoryB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Asian American StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Biological SciencesB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Biology/EducationB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Biomedical EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Biomedical Engineering: PremedicalB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Business AdministrationB.A.The Paul Merage School of Business3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Business EconomicsB.A.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Business Information ManagementB.S.The Paul Merage School of Business & Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Chemical EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
ChemistryB.S.School of Physical Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Chicano/Latino StudiesB.A.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Chinese StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Civil EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
ClassicsB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Cognitive SciencesB.S.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Comparative LiteratureB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Computer EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Computer Game ScienceB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Computer ScienceB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Computer Science and EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Criminology, Law and SocietyB.A.School of Social Ecology3-Year Sample Plan
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
DanceB.A., B.F.A.Claire Trevor School of the Arts4-Year Sample Plan (Only a sample program for freshman (one year))
Data ScienceB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Developmental and Cell BiologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
DramaB.A.Claire Trevor School of the Arts4-Year Sample Plan (Only a sample program for freshman (one year))
Earth System ScienceB.S.School of Physical Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
East Asian CulturesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
EconomicsB.A.School of Social Sciences3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Education SciencesB.A.School of Education4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Electrical EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (A sample program of study is available in the Student Affairs Office.)
EnglishB.A.School of Humanities3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Environmental EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Environmental ScienceB.A.School of Physical Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
European StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Exercise SciencesB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Film and Media StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
FrenchB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Gender and Sexuality StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
GeneticsB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
German StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Global CulturesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
HistoryB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Human BiologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
InformaticsB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Information and Computer ScienceB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
International StudiesB.A.School of Social Sciences3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Japanese Language and LiteratureB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Korean Literature and CultureB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Literary JournalismB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Materials Science EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
MathematicsB.S.School of Physical Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Mechanical EngineeringB.S.The Henry Samueli School of Engineering4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Microbiology and ImmunologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
MusicB.A., B.Mus.Claire Trevor School of the Arts4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Music TheatreB.F.A.Claire Trevor School of the Arts4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
NeurobiologyB.S.Francisco J. Ayala School of Biological Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Nursing ScienceB.S.Program in Nursing Science4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Two-Year Curriculum for Transfers/2nd Baccalaureate students (Click here)
Pharmaceutical SciencesB.S.Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
PhilosophyB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
PhysicsB.S.School of Physical Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Political ScienceB.A.School of Social Sciences3-Year Sample Plan
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
PsychologyB.A.School of Social Sciences3-Year Sample Plan
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Psychology and Social BehaviorB.A.School of Social Ecology3-Year Sample Plan
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Public Health PolicyB.A.Program in Public Health3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Public Health SciencesB.S.Program in Public Health 3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Quantitative EconomicsB.A.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Religious StudiesB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Social EcologyB.A.School of Social Ecology3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Social Policy and Public ServiceB.A.School of Social Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
SociologyB.A.School of Social Sciences3-Year Sample Plan
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
Software EngineeringB.S.Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
SpanishB.A.School of Humanities4-Year Sample Plan (None listed)
Urban StudiesB.A.School of Social Ecology3-Year Sample Plan (Click here)
4-Year Sample Plan (Click here)