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  • Sustainability and the Built Environment

    The sustainability and the built environment minor introduces the challenges of planning, design, and construction of human structures and settlements. Courses provide an overview of environmental and cultural issues as they apply to design, planning sustainable applications and solutions.

    About this Minor

    Field trips to broaden and expand students' educational experiences through study of planning, design, construction and sustainability projects are required and are paid for by the student.

    The minor is open to all students.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    ARC 1000 Architecture and Humanity or
    BCN 1582 International Sustainable Development
    3
    DCP 3210 Sustainable Problem Solving​ ​3
    DCP 3220 Social and Cultural Sustainability 3
    LAA 2330 Site Analysis​ ​3
    Elective 3
    Total 15
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    Electives

    Courses Credits
    ARC 1000 Architecture and Humanity or
    BCN 1582 International Sustainable Development
    If not previously taken as a required course
    3
    ARC 3880 Sustainable Architecture 3
    ARC 4882 Vernacular Architecture and Sustainability 3
    IDS 2154 Facets of Sustainability 3
    LAA 4260 Site Design and Green Roofs 3
    URP 4000 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning 3
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    Related Sustainability and the Built Environment Programs

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minors: sustainability