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University of California, Davis Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Davis, CA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Business and Management, Other
  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal Sciences, Other
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computational Mathematics
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Food Science
  • French Language and Literature
  • Genetics, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General
  • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
  • International Agriculture
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Linguistics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biochemistry
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Sociology
  • Soil Science and Agronomy, General
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Urban Forestry
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Women's Studies
  • Zoology/Animal Biology
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 22% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 16% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 42% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 9% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Not reported
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education

Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy, Master of Science, Master of Agriculture and Management, Master of Engineering, Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Master of Science in Business Analysis

Master's Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Geology
  • Immunology
  • Law
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Theater
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Engineering, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Medicine

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Animal Sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Geology
  • Immunology
  • Law
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • Theater
  • Writing

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