UC Davis Majors/Programs Related to Sustainability 

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UC Davis has developed a myriad of programs that gear students toward understanding and solving sustainability challenges. 

UC Davis Sustainability maintains a list of UC Davis majors/programs that offer courses related to sustainability to help guide students who are interested in pursuing sustainability academically. Majors/programs with one or more sustainability course offerings (this includes courses that are administered jointly with other departments) are included in the inventory. For more information on UC Davis sustainability related courses click here.  

The following lists detail UC Davis programs from 2016-17, 2017-18, and 2018-19 academic years related to sustainability:  

  • Undergraduate Programs
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    African American Studies
    Agricultural & Resource Economics
    Agricultural Dean’s Office
    American Studies
    Animal Science
    Anthropology
    Art & Art History
    Asian American Studies
    Biological & Agricultural Engineering
    Biological Sciences
    Biomedical Engineering
    Chemistry
    Chicano/a Studies
    Cinema & Digital Media
    Communication
    Design
    East Asian Language & Cultures
    Economics
    Education
    Engineering
    Engineering – Biological & Agricultural
    Engineering Chemical
    Engineering – Chemical & Material Science
    Engineering – Civil & Environmental
    Engineering – Computer Science
    Engineering – Electrical & Computational
    Engineering – Mechanical & Aerospace
    English
    Entomology & Nematology
    Environmental Science & Policy
    Environmental Toxicology
    Evolution & Ecology
    Family & Community Medicine – School of Medicine
    Food Science & Technology
    French & Italian
    Geology
    German & Russian
    History
    Human Ecology
    Humanities
    Interdepartmental Program in Classics
    Internal Medicine - School of Medicine
    Land, Air, & Water Resources
    Letters & Science Deans Office
    Linguistics
    Management
    Material Science & Engineering
    Mathematics
    Medicine & Epidemiology – School of Veterinary Medicine
    Medieval Studies
    Microbiology
    Middle East/South Asian Studies
    Molecular & Cellular Biology
    Music
    Native American Studies
    Neurobiology, Physiology, & Behavior
    Nutrition
    Obstetrics & Gynecology - School of Medicine
    Pathology, Microbiology , & Immunology – School of Veterinary Medicine
    Philosophy
    Physical Education
    Physics
    Plant Biology
    Plant Pathology
    Plant Sciences
    Political Science
    Psychology
    Public Health Sciences
    Religious Studies
    Science & Technology Studies
    Sociology
    Spanish & Portuguese
    Textiles & Clothing
    Theatre & Dance
    University Writing Program
    Viticulture & Enology
    Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology
    Women’s Studies
  • Graduate Programs
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    African American Studies
    Agricultural & Resource Economics
    American Studies
    Anatomy, Physiology, & Cell Biology - School of Veterinary Medicine
    Animal Science
    Anthropology
    Art & Art History
    Biological & Agriculural Engineering
    Biological Sciences
    Biological Sciences Graduate Group Cluster
    Biomedical Engineering
    Chemistry
    Chicano/a Studies
    Communication
    Comparative Literature
    Design
    Economics
    Education
    Engineering – Biological & Agricultural
    Engineering – Chemical
    Engineering – Civil & Environmental
    Engineering – Computer Science
    Engineering – Electrical & Computational
    Engineering – Mechanical & Aerospace
    English
    Entomology & Nematology
    Environmental Science & Policy
    Environmental Toxicology
    Evolution & Ecology
    Food Science & Technology
    French & Italian
    Geology
    German & Russian
    History
    Human Ecology
    Interdepartmental Program in Classics
    Internal Medicine - School of Medicine
    Land, Air, & Water Resources
    Law
    Management
    Materials Science & Engineering
    Mathematics
    Medical Microbiology – School of Medicine
    Medical Pathology & Lab Med
    Medicine & Epidemiology –  School of Veterinary Medicine
    Microbiology
    Molecular & Cellular Biology
    Music
    Native American Studies
    Neurology - School of Medicine
    Nursing
    Nutrition
    Pathology, Microbiology, & Immunology –  School of Veterinary Medicine
    Philosophy
    Physics
    Plant Pathology
    Plant Sciences
    Political Science
    Population Health & Reproduction –  School of Veterinary Medicine
    Psychology
    Public Health Sciences
    Religious Studies
    Science & Technology Studies
    Sociology
    Spanish & Portuguese
    Statistics
    Textiles & Clothing
    Theatre & Dance
    University Writing Program
    Viticulture & Enology
    Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology
 

This list was originally created in March 2020 and published in the 2020 UC Davis STARS submission. The protocol for the inventory is guided by methods outlined in the higher education sustainability reporting tool, Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). 


UC Davis Professional and Continuing Education Programs Related to Sustainability 

UC Davis offers the following programs in Planning and Sustainability for professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of sustainability issues: 

 

Click here for more information about UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education.