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...


Looking for an Internship?

The City of Corning is looking for a GIS intern to update maps for the Planning Department. If interested in receiving relevant job experience, contact CSU, Chico graduate Kristina Miller at 530-824-7034 or at kmiller@corning.org.

Christopherson Geosystems Award

Two awards for Geography Majors are available, with applications due by April 3rd.


Advanced Wildlife Survey and GIS Technician Job Posting

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) seeks candidates for the position of advanced wildlife survey and geographic information system (GIS) technician in their Arctic Beringia Program. This full-time, one-year position will be located in Fairbanks, Alaska.