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major in geographyminor in environmental studiesminor in planning and development
certificate in rural and town planningminor in geographycertificate in GIS technology

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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At the CSU, Chico Career Center on April 2 from 4-7pm our Geography and Planning advisory board members will be holding mock interviews with you, with a variety of job categories in mind to fit your interests. There will be sign up sheets and some light "homework" for you to do to get ready, but when you do finish this you'll be pros at conquering the interview process. Feel free to ask Dr. Chase for more information in the meantime.

This Way To Sustainability

Attend/volunteer at the largest student-run sustainability conference in the nation! This Way to Sustainability Conference focuses on factors that allow communities and individuals to prepare for a dynamic future, one with uncertain, but generally increasing, socio-ecological stresses.

CSU Chico first CSU campus to divest from fossil fuel investments

Following Professor Stemen's GEOG 440 students' efforts, the University Foundation Board of Governors voted to fully divest from fossil fuel companies within the next four years. Chico State will be the first CSU to do so. More info here!