new: minor geospatial literacy

major in geographyminor in environmental studiesminor in planning and development

certificate in resource management and land use planningminor in geography and planningcertificate in geospatial technology

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Geography invites critical and creative thinking about our impact on the Earth, the equal distribution of resources, and sustainable living across the globe. Our programs cover social, cultural, economic, and natural science topics including landscape analysis, water resources, fire management, landscape ecology and biogeography, ecological restoration, climatology, and climate change.

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Wildcat Scholarships for 2018-2019!

The Wildcat Scholarship application period will be opening January 2nd!
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APCG 2017 in Chico!

Sustainable Communities

The Geography & Planning Department hosted the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers' Annual Meeting in October, 2017. More...


GIS Analyst in Redding, CA

The City of Redding is looking to hire a GIS Analyst I. For job details and information on applying, follow this link.

Cartography is the New Code

An article from Wired Magazine about geospactial technologies is available online!