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Geography

Students gain advanced knowledge of the spatial interactions between humans and the biophysical environment, including landscape change; sustainable resource management; human and physical geography; domestication and geographical dispersal of plants and animals; biogeography and climate change; acculturation of indigenous peoples and immigrants; indigenous agrosystems; women in development; and medical-nutritional geography. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in the acquisition, analysis and synthesis of geographic information.

Information

Program Address

Department of Human Ecology
133 Hunt Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: 
(530) 752-4119
Fax: 
(530) 752-3677

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Lead Dean: 
College of Agriculture and Environmental Studies
Major Code: 
GGEO

Degree Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

Application Deadlines

General: 
Dec 15, 2018
Prospective Student Fellowship: 
Dec 15, 2018
Continuing Student Fellowship: 
Jan 15, 2019

Degrees Offered

M.A. Plan I
M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B

Admission Requirements

People

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Chair

  • Graduate Group Chair
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019

Academic Advisors

  • Advisor: General
  • Vm: Population Hlth & Reprod
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Civil & Environmental Engr
  • 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Human Ecology
  • 09/01/2018 to 08/31/2019
  • Advisor: General
  • Environmental Science & Policy
  • 09/01/2014 to 08/31/2019

Student Affairs Officer in Graduate Studies