Why Study Here

Tom Robey, a neurobiology, physiology and behavior major, laughs when he finds out his prize is an eggplant  during Nutrition 10 in California Hall on May 7, 2019.

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) is deeply committed to meeting society’s need for clean air and water, safe, plentiful food, and healthy, prosperous communities. Our diverse faculty, staff and students work together to develop solutions and improve the lives of people in California, the nation and the world.

When you study at CA&ES, you are inspired to explore your interests and gain hands-on experience in agriculture, environment, human needs and social sciences. You will be motivated by today’s top scientists and faculty at an internationally-recognized school with outstanding academics and a diverse, active student community.

Get to know CA&ES at our webinars

Learn more about our majors, student life experience and opportunities beyond the classroom. The information sessions are hosted by Undergraduate Academic Programs staff and will feature undergraduate students from a variety of majors in the college. All sessions will be held on Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m. Register for the webinar date that works best for you using the drop down menu below. We are excited to have you join us!

Garrot McCune, an environmental toxicology major, and co-instructor Ellie Fairbairn look through the tank of sea stars during a summer class for undergraduates at Bodega Marine Lab on July 13, 2017.

Majors Blog

Check out the UC Davis "What Can I Do with A Major In?" blog to learn more about our majors.

Gabriela Fontanesi, a green fellows recipient, in the vineyard out the Robert Mondavi Institute.

Virtual Tour

Wish you were here in-person? You can still view the campus via our virtual tour. See parts of campus and learn about student life.