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.

Program Address

Department of Human Ecology
133 Hunt Hall
One Shields Ave
Davis, CA 95616

Phone 

(530) 752-4119

Fax 

(530) 752-3677

Application Deadlines

General 

Mon, 01/05/2015

Prospective Student Fellowship 

Mon, 01/05/2015

Continuing Student Fellowship 

Mon, 12/01/2014

Program Type

Interdisciplinary Graduate Group

Lead Dean 

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Degrees Offered

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

Degree Requirements

Admission Requirements

Administrative ByLaws

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  • (530) 752-6555
    Graduate Group Chair
    Environmental Science & Policy
    07/01/2015 to 06/30/2018

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  • (530) 752-6555
    Adviser: General
    Environmental Science & Policy
    09/01/2014 to 08/31/2016
  • (530) 752-8027
    Adviser: General
    Environmental Science & Policy
    09/01/2014 to 08/31/2016
  • 530-752-9935
    Adviser: General
    Human Ecology
    09/01/2014 to 08/31/2016

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