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:
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
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.