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, in the Degrees tab, indicates the major or discipline, the degree(s) offered and the college or school offering the major.

Minors 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, in the Minors tab, 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.


Aerospace Science & Engineering, B.S., Engineering

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

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

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

Agricultural & Environmental Education, B.S., 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 & 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 Chemistry, B.S., L&S

Applied Physics, B.S., L&S

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

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

Art Studio, A.B., 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, & Developmental Biology, M.S.*, Ph.D., CBS

Biochemistry & 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 & Digital Media, A.B, L&S

Civil & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & Urban Forestry, B.S., A&ES

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

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

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

Environmental Toxicology, B.S., A&ES

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

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

Fiber & 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., L&S

French & Francophone Studies, M.A., Ph.D., L&S

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

Genetics & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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., Ph.D., School of Medicine

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mechanical Engineering, B.S., Engineering

Medicine, M.D., School of Medicine

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

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

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

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

Molecular, Cellular, & 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, & Behavior, B.S., CBS

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

Nursing Science & 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 & 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

Religious Studies, A.B., L&S

Russian, A.B., L&S

Science & 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 & 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 & 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 & Clothing, B.S.**, A&ES

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

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

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

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

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


Accounting, GSM

African American & African Studies, L&S

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

Agricultural Pest Management, A&ES

Agricultural Systems & 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, & 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 & Cultures), L&S

Classical Civilization (Classics), L&S

Climate Science & Policy, A&ES

Coaching Principles & 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 & Management (Civil & Environmental Engineering), ENGR

Contemporary Leadership, A&ES

East Asian Studies, L&S

Economics, L&S

Education, SOE

Electrical Engineering (Electrical & Computer Engineering), ENGR

Energy Efficiency (Biological & Agricultural Engineering), ENGR

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

Energy Policy (Biological & Agricultural Engineering), ENGR

English, L&S

Environmental Geology (Geology), L&S

Environmental Horticulture (Plant Sciences), A&ES

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

Environmental Toxicology, A&ES

Evolution, Ecology & Biodiversity, CBS

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

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

Film Studies, L&S

Food Service Management (Nutrition), A&ES

Forensic Entomology (Entomology), A&ES

French, L&S

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

Gender, Sexuality & 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 & International Studies (Humanities), L&S

Global Disease Biology, A&ES

Greek (Classics), L&S

History, L&S

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

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

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

Human Rights (Human Rights Studies), L&S

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

India & South Asia Studies, L&S

Insect Biology (Entomology), A&ES

Insect Ecology & Evolution (Entomology), A&ES

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

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

Iran & Persian Studies, L&S

Italian, L&S

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

Jewish Studies (Humanities), L&S

Landscape Restoration (Plant Sciences), A&ES

Latin (Classics), L&S

Latin American & Hemispheric Studies, L&S

Linguistics, L&S

Linguistics for Language Teachers, L&S

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

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

Materials Science (Materials Science & Engineering), ENGR

Mathematics, L&S

Medical—Veterinary Entomology (Entomology), A&ES

Medieval & 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, & Behavior), CBS

Nutrition & 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 & Agricultural Engineering), A&ES

Professional Writing (University Writing Program), L&S

Psychology, L&S

Public Health Sciences, SOM

Quantitative Biology & Bioinformatics (Biological Sciences), CBS

Religious Studies, L&S

Russian, L&S

Science & Society, A&ES

Sexuality Studies, L&S

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

Sociology, L&S

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

Spanish, L&S

Statistics, L&S

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

Technology Management, GSM

Textiles & Clothing, A&ES

Theatre & Dance, L&S

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

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

Wildlife, Fish & 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.