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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APCG 2017 in Chico!

Sustainable Communities

The Geography & Planning Department will be hosting the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers' Annual Meeting in the fall of 2017. More...


Lassen National Park GIS Internship

Lassion Volcanic National Park is looking for a fall GIS intern for 2017. Find out more here!

Timeline of Oroville Dam Spillway

Chico ER has released a 100-day timeline of the Oroville Dam spillway. Find the article here!

Job Opening at Caltrans - Redding, CA

The Caltrans Redding office is looking to hire an Associate Environmental Planner.