L&S Curricular Connections

L&S 1: Research, Discovery, and You


  • Explore Majors & Minors: Your major is a concentration of study and will be the central focus of the work you do for your Bachelor of Arts degree. Through your major, you will become familiar with a particular discipline or theme in depth and learn related fundamental skills and methodologies.
  • Degree Programs (Academic Guide): Explore the many intellectual paths you can take at Berkeley.
  • My Major Map: Experience maps that help you find academic, co-curricular, and discovery opportunities specific to your Berkeley major. Browse by major or filter by college to view your maps.
  • Career Counseling Library: Provides comprehensive counseling services to help you select a major and make career decisions.
  • Career Engagement: Dedicated to advancing equity and access to career resources for every student and recent alumni of UC Berkeley.
  • Connecting Majors to Careers: “What can I do with my major?” is a question we hear from many students. Here are some resources to help you find out!
  • Where Do Cal Grads Go? (a.k.a. First Destination Survey): Reports information on where graduating students have gone (including job titles, organizations, education, and more!).
  • UC Alumni at Work: The majority (over 70%) of UC alumni live and work in California. Information in this dashboard shows typical annual earnings of UC undergraduate alumni who work in California, by campus, discipline, major, and whether or not they went on to complete a graduate degree (at UC or another institution).
  • Pre-Professional Graduate Programs: Advising and Events: L&S Advising provides advising for undergraduates pursuing: Medical or health professions programs, Law School, Masters or PhD programs.
  • Getting into Graduate School: Our ultimate goal is to encourage and prepare undergraduate UC Berkeley students to select, apply, and enroll in graduate school.
  • Step by Step: A resource for UC Berkeley students to enrich your undergraduate academic experience and to prepare you for graduate school.
  • L&S Advising: L&S College Advisers support students with complex advising questions from creating major or extracurricular goals for your time at Cal to understanding and making decisions related to academic policy. We untangle clarify potential solutions to complex academic situations, help students find campus resources to support their undergraduate experience, and provide students with guidance from orientation to graduation.
  • Student Learning Center: Supports a global community of learners as they navigate the cultural expectations and academic rigor of UC Berkeley.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS): Offers a variety of mental health services and resources in order to support your academic success and self-development as a student at UC Berkeley. 
  • PATH to Care Center: Leads the efforts to transform our campus into a community that is free of sexual violence, sexual harassment, intimate partner violence, and stalking through prevention, advocacy, training, and healing.
  • Student Advocate’s Office: Made up of four divisions, each of which houses Caseworkers with differing expertise and experiences: Academic, Financial Aid, Conduct, and Grievance.
  • Student Technology Equity Program (STEP): Provides need-based loans of technology hardware to graduate, professional and undergraduate students at UC Berkeley.
  • Basic Needs Center: Committed to fostering belonging and justice on the UC Berkeley campus through a robust model that includes both short-term emergency relief and long-term support services addressing students’ basic needs. All enrolled students including undergraduate, graduate, international and undocumented students are eligible for Basic Needs Center resources and services.
  • Center for Financial Wellness (previously Bears for Financial Success): A peer-to-peer financial wellness program housed in the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office at UC Berkeley.