Double Major and Major Minor Plans

LALS welcomes students wishing to pursue a double major or a major/minor plan. Students must meet the requirements of both plans, while adhering to the campus double-counting policy.

UCSC major declaration processes by department

UCSC double-counting policy for double majors and major/minor

Students may find that they can double count some courses from other programs, especially lower-division and preparatory coursework. Some majors that accept LALS classes toward their programs are listed below:

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Film and Digital Media

Global Economics


Languages and Applied Linguistics


Sociology and GISES

And of course, LALS provides a complete list of outside courses pre-approved as electives.