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Question – What are the most popular majors at UC Davis?

Answer – Here are the most popular majors at UC Davis:

1. Economics at UC Davis

What is a Economics Major?

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has hovered around 5.37% overall over the five years prior to 2015.

Economics hit an all time high in 2014 with 5.46% of total completions and an all time low in 1998 with 0.99% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 5.3% overall in the last five years, from 37.4 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 39.4 completions per 10k in 2015.

2. Business/Managerial Economics

What is a Business/Managerial Economics Major?

A program that focuses on the application of economics principles to the analysis of the organization and operation of business enterprises. Includes instruction in monetary theory, banking and financial systems, theory of competition, pricing theory, wage and salary/incentive theory, analysis of markets, and applications of econometrics and quantitative methods to the study of particular businesses and business problems.

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen From 2014-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has risen 11.1% overall, from 3.55% in 2014 to 3.98% in 2015.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 7.6% overall in the last five years, from 6.6 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 6.1 completions per 10k in 2015.

3. Biology/Biological Sciences at UC Davis

What is a Biology/Biological Sciences Major?

A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has fallen 29.4% overall, from 5.09% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.55% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percent of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015.

Biology/Biological Sciences hit an all time high in 2009 with 5.51% of total completions and an all time low in 1984 with 1.51% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 10.8% overall in the last five years, from 74.4 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 82.4 completions per 10k in 2015.

4. Neurobiology and Anatomy at UC Davis

 

What is a Neurobiology and Anatomy Major?

A program that focuses on the scientific study of the structure and function of the central and peripheral nervous system in vertebrates and invertebrates. Includes instruction in molecular and cellular studies of neuronal and glial cells and circuits, neural transmitters and receptors, neuronal signaling processes, membrane and synapse structure and communication, autonomic function, nervous system circuitry and mapping, and anatomical and functional basis of central nervous system diseases and disorders.

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has risen 40.9% overall, from 2.20% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 3.05% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percentage of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015.

Neurobiology and Anatomy hit an all time high in 2015 with 3.05% of total completions and an all time low in 2004 with 1.60% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools exhibits an overall upward linear trend, growing at a rate of about 0.1 completions per 10k total graduates every year.

5. Communication at UC Davis

 

What is a Communications Major?

A program that focuses on the comprehensive study of communication, and that spans the study of mass communication/media studies, old and new media technologies, social and political applications, and speech communication and rhetoric. Includes instruction in interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural communication; theories of communication; critical thinking, argumentation, and persuasion; written communication; printed, electronic, and digital media; rhetorical tradition and criticism; media, society, and culture; consequences and effects of mass media; media social science and criticism; and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Been Relatively Stable From 2014-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has hovered around 2.92% overall over the year prior to 2015.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 111.1% overall in the last five years, from 4.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 9.5 completions per 10k in 2015.

6. Education at UC Davis

 

What is an Education Major?

A program that focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching, the basic principles of educational psychology, the art of teaching, the planning and administration of educational activities, school safety and health issues, and the social foundations of education.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has risen 7.7% overall, from 2.59% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.83% in 2015. In the past year, however, percent of total completions has dropped 6.7% from 2.96% in 2014 to 2.83% in 2015.

Education hit an all time high in 2008 with 3.16% of total completions and an all time low in 1998 with 0.06% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 20.1% overall in the last five years, from 37.3 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 29.8 completions per 10k in 2015.

7. Sociology at UC Davis

 

What is a Sociology Major?

A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has fallen 7.1% overall, from 2.85% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.61% in 2015. In the last year, however, percent of total completions has risen 8.3% from 2.40% in 2014 to 2.61% in 2015.

Sociology hit an all time high in 2006 with 4.43% of total completions and an all time low in 1987 with 0.28% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 3.4% overall in the last five years, from 38.2 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 36.9 completions per 10k in 2015.

8. Political Science and Government at UC Davis

 

What is a Political Science and Government Major?

A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has fallen 16.7% overall, from 2.96% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.54% in 2015. This number seems to be stabilizing, however, with percent of total completions remaining relatively constant over the year prior to 2015.

Political Science and Government hit an all time high in 2003 with 4.38% of total completions and an all time low in 1997 with 0.93% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has fallen 18.1% overall in the last five years, from 51.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 42.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

9. Human Development and Family Studies at UC Davis

 

What is a Human Development and Family Studies Major?

A general program that focuses on basic human developmental and behavioral characteristics of the individual within the context of the family. Includes instruction in the conditions that influence human growth and development; strategies that promote growth and development across the life span; and the study of family systems.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Risen Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has risen 8.7% overall, from 2.31% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.53% in 2015. In the past year, however, percent of total completions has dropped 7.4% from 2.69% in 2014 to 2.53% in 2015.

Human Development and Family Studies hit an all time high in 2004 with 3.18% of total completions and an all time low in 1998 with 0.03% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 15.0% overall in the last five years, from 8.0 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 9.2 completions per 10k in 2015.

10. Molecular Biochemistry at UC Davis

 

What is a Molecular Biochemistry Major?

A program that focuses on the scientific relationship of physiological function to the structure and actions of macromolecules and supramolecular assemblies such as multienzyme complexes, membranes, and viruses. Includes instruction in the chemical mechanisms of regulation and catalysis, protein synthesis and other syntheses, and biomolecular chemical reactions.

 

Percent of Students Graduating With This Major Has Declined Overall From 2010-2015

The percent of students completing this major compared to all completions at University of California-Davis has fallen 10.7% overall, from 2.77% of the total completions at this school in 2010 to 2.49% in 2015.

Molecular Biochemistry hit an all time high in 2008 with 3.21% of total completions and an all time low in 2004 with 1.58% of total completions.

More broadly, the percent of students completing this major at all schools has risen 20.0% overall in the last five years, from 0.5 completions per 10k total graduates five years ago to 0.6 completions per 10k in 2015

 


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