Degrees Offered by UC Davis

Undergraduate majors are administered by the colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (A&ES), Biological Sciences (CBS), Letters & Science (L&S), and Engineering. All graduate programs are administered by Graduate Studies. Professional studies are administered by the schools indicated. The list below indicates the major or discipline, the degree(s) offered and the college or school offering the major. Minor Programs are listed, below the majors. The legend is at the bottom of this page.

Aerospace Science and Engineering, B.S., Engineering

African American and African Studies, A.B., L&S

Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Agricultural and Environmental Education, B.S., A&ES

Agricultural and Resource Economics, M.S., M.S./M.B.A., Ph.D., A&ES

American Studies, A.B., L&S

Animal Behavior, M.S.*, Ph.D., CBS

Animal Biology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Animal Science, B.S., A&ES

Animal Science and Management, B.S., A&ES

Anthropology, A.B. or B.S., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Applied Mathematics, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., L&S

Applied Physics, B.S., L&S

Art History, A.B., M.A., L&S

Art Studio, A.B., M.F.A., L&S

Asian American Studies, A.B., L&S

Atmospheric Science, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Avian Sciences, M.S., A&ES

Biochemical Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, M.S.*, Ph.D., CBS

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, B.S., CBS

Biological Sciences, A.B. or B.S., CBS

Biological Systems Engineering, B.S., Integrated B.S./M.S, D.Engr., M.Engr., Ph.D., Engineering

Biomedical Engineering, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Biophysics, Ph.D., CBS

Biostatistics, M.S., Ph.D., L & S

Biotechnology, B.S., A&ES

Cell Biology, B.S., CBS

Chemical Engineering, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Chemical Physics, B.S., L&S

Chemistry, A.B., B.S., M.S.*, Ph.D., L&S

Chicana/Chicano Studies, A.B., L&S

Child Development, M.S., A&ES

Chinese, A.B., L&S

Cinema and Digital Media, A.B, L&S

Civil and Environmental Engineering, M.S., Ph.D., Certificate, Engineering

Civil Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Classical Civilization, A.B., L&S

Clinical Nutrition, B.S., A&ES

Clinical Research, M.A.S., School of Medicine

Cognitive Science, A.B., B.S., L&S

Communication, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Community and Regional Development, B.S., A&ES

Community Development, M.S., A&ES

Comparative Literature, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Computer Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Computer Science, B.S., L&S

Computer Science, M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Conservation Management, Certificate, Graduate Studies

Creative Writing, M.F.A., L&S

Cultural Studies, M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Design, A.B., M.F.A., L&S

Dramatic Art, M.F.A., L&S

East Asian Studies, A.B., L&S

Ecological Management and Restoration, B.S., A&ES

Ecology, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Ecology (Joint Doctorate with San Diego State University), Ph.D., A&ES

Economics, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Education, M.A., Ph.D., Ed.D., Credential, School of Education

Electrical and Computer Engineering, B.S./M.S., M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Electrical Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Energy Systems, M.S, Ph.D., GSM

English, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Entomology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Environmental Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry, B.S., A&ES

Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, B.S., A&ES

Environmental Policy & Management, M.S., Graduate Studies

Environmental Science and Management, B.S., A&ES

Environmental Toxicology, B.S., A&ES

Epidemiology, M.S., Ph.D., School of Veterinary Medicine

Evolution, Ecology, and Biodiversity, A.B., B.S., CBS

Fiber and Polymer Science, B.S.**, A&ES

Food Science, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Forensic Science, M.S., Graduate Studies

French, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies, A.B., L&S

Genetics and Genomics, B.S., CBS

Geography, M.A., Ph.D., A&ES

Geology, A.B. or B.S., M.S., Ph.D., L&S

German, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Global Disease Biology, B.S., A&ES

Health Informatics, M.S., School of Medicine

Health Services, M.H.S., Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

History, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Horticulture and Agronomy, M.S., Ph.D, A&ES

Human Development, B.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Hydrologic Sciences, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Hydrology, B.S., A&ES

Immunology, M.S., Ph.D., School of Veterinary Medicine

Individual Major, A.B., B.S., CBS or L&S

Integrative Genetics and Genomics, M.S., Ph.D., CBS

Integrative Pathobiology, M.S., Ph.D., School of Veterinary Medicine

International Agricultural Development, B.S., M.S., A&ES

International Relations, A.B., L&S

Italian, A.B., L&S

Japanese, A.B., L&S

Landscape Architecture, B.S., A&ES

Law, J.D., LL.M., School of Law

Linguistics, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Managerial Economics, B.S., A&ES

Marine and Coastal Science, B.S., A&ES, CBS, L&S

Master of Professional Accountancy, M.P.Ac., Graduate School of Management

Master of Business Administration, M.B.A., Graduate School of Management

Master of Business Analytics, M.B.A, Graduate School of Management

Master of Public Health, M.P.H., School of Medicine

Materials Science and Engineering, B.S., M.S., M.Engr., Ph.D., Engineering

Maternal and Child Nutrition, M.A.S., A&ES

Mathematical Analytics and Operations Research, B.S., L&S

Mathematical and Scientific Computation, B.S., L&S

Mathematics, A.B., B.S., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Mechanical Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Medicine, M.D., School of Medicine

Medieval and Early Modern Studies, A.B., L&S

Microbiology, M.S.*, Ph.D., School of Medicine

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, A.B. or B.S., CBS

Middle East/South Asia Studies, A.B., L&S

Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology, M.S., Ph.D., CBS

Music, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Native American Studies, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Natural Sciences***, B.S., L&S

Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, B.S., CBS

Neuroscience, M.S.*, Ph.D., CBS

Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership, M.S., M.S.N., Ph.D., Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Nutrition Science, B.S., A&ES

Nutritional Biology, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Performance Studies, M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Pharmaceutical Chemistry, B.S., M.S., L&S

Pharmacology and Toxicology, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES, School of Veterinary Medicine

Philosophy, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Physician Assistant Studies, M.H.S., Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Physics, A.B. or B.S., M.S., Ph.D., L&S

Plant Biology, A.B. or B.S., M.S., Ph.D., CBS

Plant Pathology, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Plant Sciences, B.S., A&ES

Political Science, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Political Science—Public Service, A.B., L&S

Population Biology, M.S.*, Ph.D., CBS

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, M.P.V.M., School of Veterinary Medicine

Psychology, A.B., B.S., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Public Health, M.P.H., Ph.D., School of Medicine

Religious Studies, A.B., L&S

Russian, A.B., L&S

Science and Technology Studies, A.B, L&S

Second Language Acquisition, Certificate, Graduate Studies

Sociology, A.B., M.A.*, Ph.D., L&S

Sociology—Organizational Studies, A.B., L&S

Soils and Biogeochemistry, M.S., Ph.D., A&ES

Spanish, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., L&S

Statistics, A.B., B.S., B.S./M.S., M.S., Ph.D., L&S

Study of Religion, Ph.D., Graduate Studies

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems, B.S., A&ES

Sustainable Environmental Design, B.S, A&ES

Technocultural Studies, A.B., L&S

Textiles, M.S., A&ES

Textiles and Clothing, B.S.**, A&ES

Theatre and Dance, A.B., L&S

Transportation Technology and Policy, M.S., Ph.D., Engineering

Veterinary Medicine, D.V.M., School of Veterinary Medicine

Viticulture and Enology, B.S., M.S., A&ES

Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology, B.S., A&ES

Minor Programs Offered by UC Davis

Minor programs are offered by the Colleges of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences (A&ES), Biological Sciences (CBS), Engineering (ENGR), and Letters & Science (L&S), the School of Education (SOE), School of Medicine (SOM), and the Graduate School of Management (GSM). The list below indicates the minor program, the offering department (if the department name is different than the name of the minor) and the college offering the minor.

Accounting, GSM

African American and African Studies, L&S

Aging and Adult Development (Human & Community Development), A&ES

Agricultural Pest Management, A&ES

Agricultural Systems and Environment (Plant Sciences), A&ES

American Studies, L&S

Animal Science—Animal Biology, A&ES

Animal Science—Animal Genetics, A&ES

Animal Science—Aquaculture, A&ES

Animal Science—Dairy/Livestock, A&ES

Animal Science—Equine, A&ES

Anthropology, L&S

Applied Computing & Information Systems (Plant Sciences), A&ES

Arab Studies, L&S

Arabic, L&S

Art History, L&S

Art Studio, L&S

Asian American Studies, L&S

Atmospheric Science (Land, Air, and Water Resources), A&ES

Avian Sciences (Animal Science), A&ES

Biological Sciences, CBS

Biomedical Engineering, ENGR

Chemistry, L&S

Chicana/Chicano Studies, L&S

Chinese (East Asian Languages and Cultures), L&S

Classical Civilization (Classics), L&S

Climate Science and Policy, A&ES

Coaching Principles and Methods, L&S

Communication, L&S

Community Development (Human & Community Development), A&ES

Community Nutrition (Nutrition), A&ES

Comparative Literature, L&S

Computational Biology (Computer Science), ENGR

Computer Science, L&S

Construction Engineering and Management (Civil and Environmental Engineering), ENGR

Contemporary Leadership, A&ES

East Asian Studies, L&S

Economics, L&S

Education, SOE

Electrical Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering), ENGR

Energy Efficiency (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), ENGR

Energy Science & Technology (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), ENGR

Energy Policy (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), ENGR

English, L&S

Environmental Geology (Geology), L&S

Environmental Horticulture (Plant Sciences), A&ES

Environmental Policy Analysis & Planning (Environmental Science and Policy), A&ES

Environmental Toxicology, A&ES

Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity, CBS

Exercise Biology (Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior), CBS

Fiber and Polymer Science (Textiles and Clothing), A&ES

Film Studies, L&S

Food Service Management (Nutrition), A&ES

Forensic Entomology (Entomology), A&ES

French, L&S

Fungal Biology and Ecology (Plant Pathology), A&ES

Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies, L&S

Geographic Information Systems (Biological & Agricultural Engineering), A&ES

Geographic Studies (Environmental Design), A&ES

Geology, L&S

Geophysics (Geology), L&S

German, L&S

Global and International Studies (Humanities), L&S

Global Disease Biology, A&ES

Greek (Classics), L&S

History, L&S

History and Philosophy of Science (Science & Technology Studies), L&S

Human Development (Human & Community Development), A&ES

Human Physiology (Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior), CBS

Human Rights (Human Rights Studies), L&S

Hydrology (Land, Air, and Water Resources), A&ES

India and South Asia Studies, L&S

Insect Biology (Entomology), A&ES

Insect Ecology and Evolution (Entomology), A&ES

International Agricultural Development (Human & Community Development), A&ES

International Science Studies (Land, Air, and Water Resources), A&ES

Iran and Persian Studies, L&S

Italian, L&S

Japanese (East Asian Languages and Cultures), L&S

Jewish Studies (Humanities), L&S

Landscape Restoration (Plant Sciences), A&ES

Latin (Classics), L&S

Latin American and Hemispheric Studies, L&S

Linguistics, L&S

Linguistics for Language Teachers, L&S

Luso–Brazilian Studies (Spanish and Portuguese), L&S

Managerial Economics (Agricultural and Resource Economics), A&ES

Materials Science (Materials Science and Engineering), ENGR

Mathematics, L&S

Medical—Veterinary Entomology (Entomology), A&ES

Medieval and Early Modern Studies, L&S

Middle East/South Asia Studies, L&S

Music, L&S

Native American Studies, L&S

Nematology, A&ES

Neuroscience (Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior), CBS

Nutrition and Food (Nutrition), A&ES

Nutrition Science (Nutrition), A&ES

Oceanography (Geology), L&S

Philosophy, L&S

Physics, L&S

Plant Biology, CBS

Political Science, L&S

Precision Agriculture (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), A&ES

Professional Writing (University Writing Program), L&S

Psychology, L&S

Public Health Sciences, SOM

Quantitative Biology and Bioinformatics (Biological Sciences), CBS

Religious Studies, L&S

Russian, L&S

Science and Society, A&ES

Sexuality Studies, L&S

Social and Ethnic Relations (African American and African Studies, Asian American Studies, Native American Studies, Women and Gender Studies), L&S

Sociology, L&S

Soil Science (Land, Air, and Water Resources), A&ES

Spanish, L&S

Statistics, L&S

Sustainability in the Built Environment (Civil and Environmental Engineering), ENGR

Technology Management, GSM

Textiles and Clothing, A&ES

Theatre and Dance, L&S

War—Peace Studies (International Relations), L&S

Watershed Science (Land, Air, and Water Resources), A&ES

Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, A&ES


A.B.—Bachelor of Arts

B.S.—Bachelor of Science Certificate Credential

D.Engr.—Doctor of Engineering

D.V.M.—Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Ed.D.–Doctorate in Education

J.D.–Doctor of Jurisprudence

LL.M.—Master of Laws

M.A.—Master of Arts

M.A.S.—Master of Advanced Studies

M.B.A.–Master of Business Administration

M.D.—Doctor of Medicine

M.Engr.—Master of Engineering

M.F.A.—Master of Fine Arts

M.P.H.–Master of Public Health

M.P.V.M.–Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine

M.S.—Master of Science

M.S.N.—Master of Science in Nursing

Ph.D.–Doctor of Philosophy

* Master's degree offered only en route to Ph.D.

** Fall 2018-19 admissions suspended.

*** Major discontinued; closed to admissions beginning fall 2018.