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"After listening to you speak about the importance of the things I care deeply about, like imagination and empathy, I was convinced that UC San Diego was an institution I was interested in attending and committed to UC San Diego several days ago."

— Prospective Student who attended Triton Day

Our academic programs are the heart and soul of the Institute of Arts and Humanities. Each is instruction-centered and offers a range of interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate specializations, minors and majors. They provide innovative curricula, involve faculty affiliates from multiple departments and divisions, facilitate student research, and serve as the primary vehicle for advancing the shared vision of the Institute of Arts and Humanities.

Covering a remarkable reach in area, ethnic and "language studies, our programs enable scholarly exchange, debate and collaboration across lines of methodological, geographical and cultural difference. Below are the academic programs we offer:

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