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College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences

Attention Faculty, Staff, and Students

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is dedicated to support you, no matter the distance. Currently, the College and Department offices are open on a hybrid schedule; some days may be 100% virtual.

To reach the CLASS office for general questions and assistance, you may:

  1. Email - this email address is monitored M-F from 8 AM- 5 PM and ready to support you.
  2. Call us at 510-885-3161 and leave us a voicemail - Our staff will be checking messages daily and are here to return your call.

To reach your department for specific department questions and assistance, visit the Department website - which can be found here.

College of Letters, Arts, and Social  Sciences

The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences is committed to educational engagement through theory and practice, which enables our students to enhance their understanding and appreciation of the human condition, diverse cultures and values, the natural world, and their own communities. Students graduate prepared to be ethical and productive individuals, effective citizens, and informed leaders in a global society.


  • B.A. Anthropology
  • B.A. Art
  • B.F.A. Art
  • B.A. Communication
  • B.S. Criminal Justice
  • B.A. English
  • B.A. Environmental Studies
  • B.A. Ethnic Studies
  • B.A. French
  • B.S. Geography
  • B.A. Global Studies
  • B.A. History
  • B.A. History-Social Science - Teacher Preparation Concentration
  • B.A. Human Development
  • B.A. Liberal Studies
  • B.A. Music
  • B.A. Philosophy
  • B.A. Political Science
  • B.A. Sociology
  • B.A. Spanish
  • B.S. Speech Pathology & Audiology
  • B.A. Theater Arts
  • M.A. Communication
  • M.S. Healthcare Administration
  • M.A. History
  • M.A. Interaction Design and Interactive Art
  • M.A. Music
  • M.P.A. Public Administration
  • M.S.W. Social Work
  • M.S. Speech Language Pathology
  • M.A. TESOL


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