About the Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies
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The Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies examines human cultures through the study of languages, literatures, new media and the arts; the varieties of human affiliation and identity; and the practices of the creative arts.
The College of Letters and Science is the largest of the schools and colleges, in the UC's most comprehensive university. The college is made up of three divisions encompassing the broadest offering of disciplines at UC Davis: Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences. The college's 650+ faculty members teach the core curriculum for virtually all 23,000 undergraduate students in the university as well as mentoring more than a thousand graduate students pursuing 50+ fields of interest in the college.