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  Academic Programs: Index to Academic Program Plans

California State University, Chico offers over 400 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. These include 66 undergraduate majors in the liberal arts and in professional and technical areas. Many of our majors are divided into areas of specialization either as options or patterns. In addition students may choose from a wide variety of minors, teaching credentials, certificates, and graduate programs. Pre-professional advising is available in several areas for students who plan to continue on to professional schools.

2005-2007 Undergraduate Academic Programs (Majors)

Degree Program Plan/Option/PatternPlan CodeMajor Academic Plan (MAP)Department
BS Agricultural Business AGBSNONEBSMAP Available

Agriculture
BS Agriculture (Agricultural Science and Education) AGRISCEDBSMAP Available

Agriculture
BS Agriculture (Animal Science) AGRIANSCBSMAP Available

Agriculture
BS Agriculture (Land Stewardship) AGRILANDBSMAP Available

Agriculture
BS Agriculture (Plant Science) AGRIPLNTBSMAP Available

Agriculture
BA American Studies AMSTNONEBAMAP Available

American Studies
BA Anthropology ANTHNONEBAMAP Available

Anthropology
BS Applied Computer Graphics (Production) APCGACGPBSMAP Available

Misc Engr, Csci, & Tech
BS Applied Computer Graphics (Technical) APCGACGTBSMAP Available

Misc Engr, Csci, & Tech
BA Art (Art Education) ARTSARTEBAMAP Available

Art and Art History
BA Art (Art History) ARTSARTHBAMAP Available

Art and Art History
BFA Art (Art Studio BFA) ARTSSTUDBFMAP Available

Art and Art History
BA Art (Art Studio) ARTSARTSBAMAP Available

Art and Art History
BFA Art (Electronic Arts BFA): Computer Animation Studio Pattern ELARANIMPTMAP Available

Art and Art History
BFA Art (Electronic Arts BFA): Intermedia Studio Pattern ELARINTMPTMAP Available

Art and Art History
BFA Art (Electronic Arts BFA): Multimedia Studio Pattern ELARMULMPTMAP Available

Art and Art History
BFA Art (Interior Design BFA) ARTSINTDBFMAP Available

Art and Art History
BA Art (Interior Design) ARTSIDSNBAMAP Available

Art and Art History
BA Asian Studies ASSTNONEBA

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BS Biological Sciences (General Biology) BIOLBIOGBSMAP Available

Biological Sciences
BS Biological Sciences (Pre-Credential) BIOLBIOCBSMAP Available

Biological Sciences
BS Business Administration (Accounting): Corporate Financial Mgmt Pattern ACCTCFMGPTMAP Available

Accounting
BS Business Administration (Accounting): Professional Accounting Pattern ACCTPACTPTMAP Available

Accounting
BS Business Administration (Finance): Financial Management Pattern FINAFINMPTMAP Available

Finance and Marketing
BS Business Administration (Finance): Financial Services Pattern FINAFINSPTMAP Available

Finance and Marketing
BS Business Administration (Human Resource Management) BADMHRMGBSMAP Available

Management
BS Business Administration (Management): Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management Pattern MGMTMGENPTMAP Available

Management
BS Business Administration (Management): Operations Management Pattern MGMTMGOPPTMAP Available

Management
BS Business Administration (Management): Organizational Management Pattern MGMTMGORPTMAP Available

Management
BS Business Administration (Marketing) BADMMKTGBSMAP Available

Finance and Marketing
BS Business Information Systems (Accounting Information Systems) BSISAISYBSMAP Available

Business Information Systems
BS Business Information Systems (Management Information Systems) BSISMINSBSMAP Available

Business Information Systems
BS Business Information Systems (Supply Chain Management Systems) BSISSCMSBSMAP Available

Business Information Systems
BS Chemistry (Biochemistry) CHEMBCHMBSMAP Available

Chemistry & Biochemistry
BS Chemistry (Pre-Credential Single Subject) CHEMCCHMBSMAP Available

Chemistry & Biochemistry
BS Chemistry (Professional Chemistry) CHEMPCHMBSMAP Available

Chemistry & Biochemistry
BA Child Development CHLDNONEBAMAP Available

Child Development
BS Civil Engineering CENGNONEBSMAP Available

Civil Engineering
BA Communication Design (Graphic Design) CDESGRPHBAMAP Available

Communication Design
BA Communication Design (Internet Communication): WWW Media Development Pattern ICOMMEDDPTMAP Available

Communication Design
BA Communication Design (Media Arts) CDESMARTBAMAP Available

Communication Design
BA Communication Sciences and Disorders CMSDNONEBAMAP Available

Communication Arts & Sciences
BA Communication Studies (Human Communication) CMSTHCOMBAMAP Available

Communication Arts & Sciences
BA Communication Studies (Organizational Communication) CMSTORGCBAMAP Available

Communication Arts & Sciences
BS Computer Engineering CMPENONEBSMAP Available

Electrical & Computer Engr
BS Computer Information Systems CINSNONEBSMAP Available

Computer Science
BS Computer Science (Computer Graphics Programming) CSCICGPGBSMAP Available

Computer Science
BS Computer Science (General Computer Science) CSCICSGABSMAP Available

Computer Science
BS Computer Science (Math/Science) CSCICSMSBSMAP Available

Computer Science
BS Computer Science (Systems) CSCICSSYBSMAP Available

Computer Science
BS Construction Management CMGTNONEBSMAP Available

Construction Management
BA Criminal Justice CRIMNONEBAMAP Available

Political Science
BA Economics (Economics) ECONECONBAMAP Available

Economics
BA Economics (Environmental Economics) ECONECEEBAMAP Available

Economics
BA Economics (International Economics) ECONECIEBAMAP Available

Economics
BS Electrical/Electronic Engineering EENGNONEBSMAP Available

Electrical & Computer Engr
BA English (English Education): Language & Literacy Pattern ENGEENLLPTMAP Available

English
BA English (English Education): Literary Editing & Publishing Pattern ENGEENEPPTMAP Available

English
BA English (English Education): Theatre Pattern ENGEENTHPTMAP Available

English
BA English (General English) ENGLENGGBAMAP Available

English
BS Environmental Science (Applied Ecology) ENSCAECOBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BS Environmental Science (Energy and Earth Resources) ENSCERSCBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BS Environmental Science (Environmental Chemistry) ENSCECHMBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BS Environmental Science (Watershed Science) ENSCWSCIBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BS Exercise Physiology EXERNONEBSMAP Available

Kinesiology
BA French FRENFRNGBAMAP Available

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BA Geography (Human Geography and Planning) GEOGHMGPBAMAP Available

Geography and Planning
BA Geography (Physical and Environmental Geography) GEOGPHYEBAMAP Available

Geography and Planning
BS Geology GEOLNONEBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BS Geosciences (Science Education) GEOSGSEDBSMAP Available

Geological & Environmental Sci
BA German GERMGRMGBAMAP Available

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BS Health Science (Gerontology) HLSCGRONBSMAP Available

Health & Community Services
BS Health Science (Health Education) HLSCHLEDBSMAP Available

Health & Community Services
BS Health Science (Health Services Administration) HLSCHSADBSMAP Available

Health & Community Services
BA History (General History) HISTHSTGBAMAP Available

History
BA History (Social Science Pre-Credential Option) HISTHSTCBAMAP Available

History
BA Humanities HUMNNONEBAMAP Available

Comp Religion & Humanities
BS Instructional Design and Technology INDTNONEBSMAP Available

Communication Design
BA International Relations INTRNONEBAMAP Available

Political Science
BA Journalism (News) JOURNWEDBAMAP Available

Journalism
BA Journalism (Public Relations) JOURPRELBAMAP Available

Journalism
BA Kinesiology (Movement Studies): Coaching and Administration Pattern MVMTCADMPTMAP Available

Kinesiology
BA Kinesiology (Movement Studies): Fitness and Wellness Pattern MVMTWFITPTMAP Available

Kinesiology
BA Kinesiology (Movement Studies): Outdoor Education Pattern MVMTOUTEPTMAP Available

Kinesiology
BA Kinesiology (Physical Education Teacher Education) KINEPETEBAMAP Available

Kinesiology
BA Latin American Studies LASTNONEBAMAP Available

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BA Liberal Studies (Bilingual Cross Cultural) LBSTBLNGBAMAP Available

Liberal Studies
BA Liberal Studies (General Pre-Credential) LBSTGLIBBAMAP Available

Liberal Studies
BA Liberal Studies (Liberal Arts) LBSTLARTBAMAP Available

Liberal Studies
BA Liberal Studies (Online) LBSTLSONBA

Liberal Studies
BA Linguistics LINGNONEBAMAP Available

English
BS Manufacturing Technology MFGTNONEBSMAP Available

ME, Mechatronic, Manufacturing
BS Mathematics (Applied Mathematics) MATHAPLDBSMAP Available

Mathematics and Statistics
BS Mathematics (General) MATHGMTHBSMAP Available

Mathematics and Statistics
BS Mathematics (Mathematics Education) MATHMTHEBSMAP Available

Mathematics and Statistics
BS Mathematics (Statistics) MATHSTATBSMAP Available

Mathematics and Statistics
BS Mechanical Engineering MENGNONEBSMAP Available

ME, Mechatronic, Manufacturing
BS Mechatronic Engineering MECANONEBSMAP Available

ME, Mechatronic, Manufacturing
BS Microbiology (Clinical Laboratory Science) MBIOCLLSBSMAP Available

Biological Sciences
BS Microbiology (General Microbiology) MBIOMBGMBSMAP Available

Biological Sciences
BA Modern Jewish Studies MJSTNONEBAMAP Available

Humanities
BA Multicultural & Gender Studies (Women's Studies) MCGSWMNSBAMAP Available

Multicultural & Gender Studies
BA Multicultural and Gender Studies (General Multicultural and Gender Studies) MCGSMCGGBAMAP Available

Multicultural & Gender Studies
BA Music (General Music) MUSCGMUSBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BA Music (Music Composition) MUSCMCMPBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BA Music (Music Education) MUSCMSEDBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BA Music (Performance): Instrumental Pattern PERFINALPTMAP Available

Music
BA Music (Performance): Keyboard Pattern PERFKEYBPTMAP Available

Music
BA Music (Performance): Vocal Pattern PERFVOCLPTMAP Available

Music
BA Music (Piano Accompanying) MUSCPIANBAMAP Available

Music
BA Music Industry and Technology (Music Industry) MINDMUSIBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BA Music Industry and Technology (Option Undecided) MINDNONEUN

Music
BA Music Industry and Technology (Recording Arts) MINDRCRDBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BA Musical Theatre MUTHNONEBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
BS Nursing (Advanced Placement RN to BSN) NURSNRAPBS

Nursing
BS Nursing (General Nursing) NURSNRSGBSMAP Available

Nursing
BS Nutrition and Food Sciences (Foodservice Administration) NUFSFDADBSMAP Available

Nutrition and Food Sciences
BS Nutrition and Food Sciences (General Dietetics) NUFSDIETBSMAP Available

Nutrition and Food Sciences
BA Philosophy (General Philosophy) PHILPHLGBAMAP Available

Philosophy
BA Philosophy (Pre Graduate School) PHILPHLPBAMAP Available

Philosophy
BS Physics (General Physics) PHYSPHYGBSMAP Available

Physics
BS Physics (Professional Physics): Advanced Study Pattern PHYPADVSPTMAP Available

Physics
BA Political Science (General Political Science) POLSGPOLBAMAP Available

Political Science
BA Political Science (Legal Studies): Alternative Dispute Resolution Pattern LEGLADRSPTMAP Available

Political Science
BA Political Science (Legal Studies): Law and Social Interests Pattern LEGLLAWSPTMAP Available

Political Science
BA Political Science (Legal Studies): Law and The Environment Pattern LEGLLAWEPTMAP Available

Political Science
BA Political Science (Legal Studies): Law and Theory Pattern LEGLLAWTPTMAP Available

Political Science
BA Political Science (Legal Studies): Paralegal Studies Pattern LEGLPLSTPTMAP Available

Political Science
BS(PRE) Pre-Business Administration PBUSNONEUN

Misc Business
BS(PRE) Pre-Business Information Systems PBISNONEUN

Misc Business
BFA(PRE) Pre-Fine Art PBFANONEUN

Art and Art History
BS(PRE) Pre-Nursing PNRSNONEUN

Nursing
BA Psychology PSYCNONEBAMAP Available

Psychology
BA Public Administration PADMNONEBAMAP Available

Political Science
BS Recreation Administration (Community/Commercial Recreation): Commercial Recreation Pattern COCRCOMRPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Community/Commercial Recreation): Community/Programming Pattern COCRCPRGPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Parks & Natural Resources Management): Environmental Interpretation/Education Pattern PARKENIEPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Parks & Natural Resources Management): Human Dimensions in Parks Management Pattern PARKHDPMPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Parks & Natural Resources Management): Outdoor Leadership Pattern PARKOLEDPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Parks & Natural Resources Management): Parks & Facilities Management Pattern PARKPKFMPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Recreation Therapy) RECRTHRPBSMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Resort & Lodging Management) RECRRSRTBSMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Special Events and Tourism): Special Event Pattern SPEVSPECPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BS Recreation Administration (Special Events and Tourism): Tourism Pattern SPEVTOURPTMAP Available

Recreation & Parks Management
BA Religious Studies RELSNONEBAMAP Available

Comp Religion & Humanities
BA Social Science (Multidisciplinary Studies) SOSCBRDTBAMAP Available

Social Science
BA Social Science (Specialization Studies) SOSCDPTHBAMAP Available

Social Science
BA Social Work SWRKNONEBAMAP Available

Social Work
BA Sociology SOCINONEBAMAP Available

Sociology
BA Spanish (General) SPANSPNGBAMAP Available

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BA Spanish (Pre-Credential in Spanish) SPANSPNCBAMAP Available

Int Lang, Lit, & Cultures
BA Special Major (BA) SPMJNONEBA

Undergraduate Education
BS Special Major (BS) SPMJNONEBS

Undergraduate Education
BA Theatre Arts THEANONEBAMAP Available

Music & Theatre
Undeclared UNDCNONEUNMAP Available

Undergraduate Education

Total Undergraduate Academic Programs (Majors): 155