The Sustainable Urban Development curriculum consists of a 74-credit set of required core area coursework:
- Core courses (54 credits)
- Core electives (20 credits)
In addition to the core coursework, students are required to complete general university requirements and electives, bringing their total number of credits to 180. The degree planning worksheet can be helpful in tracking progress through the program.
All courses are five credits unless otherwise noted.
Introductory courses (must complete all of the following):
- T SUD 222 Introduction to Sustainability
- T SUD 240 The City and Nature
- T SUD 323 Sustainable Urban Development Policies
- T SUD 333 Assessment and Evaluation of Urban Sustainability
- T SUD 425 Social Justice and Urban Sustainability (3 credits)
- T SUD 444 Green Internationalism and the City
- T SUD 445 Urban Ecology
- T SUD 475 Community and Economy
- T GIS 311 Maps and GIS (6 credits)
- TMATH 110 Introductory Statistics with Applications (or equivalent)
Capstone requirement (select one):
20 credits from the list of approved courses with at least five credits in environmental science.
General electives (varies)
The balance of credits taken are upper-division general electives. Students may focus on an in-depth area of study (ie., a minor or certificate) or explore the liberal arts, business, social work or health-related fields.