Bachelor of Science In Sustainable Urban Design

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) has approved our new Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Urban Design degree program.

LAUNCHING FALL 2021 

ONLY THE 6TH UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN THE NATION

  • The only program in Texas and surrounding states
  • Located within the 4th-largest metropolitan area in the nation
  • Located within the Metropolitan Statistical Area with the highest demand by employers for bachelor’s-level sustainable design and urban planning professionals in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico.
  • The only program in the nation that incorporates all the disciplines necessary to bring an urban design project to fruition:
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Architecture
    • Urban Planning
    • Public Policy and Administration
  • A program whose innovative curriculum prepares students for the rapidly growing interdisciplinary field of urban design:
    • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
    • History of Urban Design, Form and Infrastructure
    • Information and Data Visualization
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Sustainable Urban Communities
    • Urban Climate Change Studio
    • Urban Geography and Public Policy
    • Urban Mobility Studio
    • Urban Programming and Diagramming
    • Urban Resiliency Studio
  • 120 credit hours, including 18 hours of prescribed electives from over a dozen disciplines
  • Capstone course supervised by UTA’s Director of Sustainability, utilizing the resources of UTA’s Institute of Sustainability and Global Impact
  • Prepares students to enter graduate programs in landscape architecture, urban planning, and public administration. The program is not a pre-professional architecture program: graduates of the B.S. in Sustainable Urban Design will need to enroll in Path A of CAPPA’s Master of Architecture program or an equivalent at another institution.

    Prescribed Course Sequence 

    

“MarketViabilityofaBachelor’s-LevelSustainable Urban Planning and Design Program. Analysis of Employer Demand,StudentTrends,andProgramCharacteristics”, EAB Educational Consulting (Washington, D.C.), 2019.

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