Approved Courses

Principles--History and Theory

  • PLAN 610 Structure & Function of Human Settlements
  • PLAN 612 Transportation In City Planning
  • PLAN 672 Transportation & the Environment
  • LDEV 667 Design & Development Economy
  • ARCH 421 Energy & Sustainablilty
  • LAND/PLAN 689 Concepts of Ecological Design and Planning
  • AGEC 603 Land Economics
  • AGEC 659 Ecological Economics
  • CVEN 689 Sustainable Systems in Civil Engineering
  • ESSM 600 Principles of Ecosystem Science and Management
  • GEOG 603 Processes in Economic Geography
  • GEOG 605 Processes in Cultural Geography
  • RPTS 604 Principles of Community and Community Development

Practices--Methods and Skills

  • PLAN 613 Planning Methods & Techniques
  • PLAN 673 Design of Sustainable Transportation
  • PLAN 629 Neighborhood Revitalization
  • LDEV 671 Sustainable Development
  • LDEV 664 Market Analysis for Development
  • ARCH 622 Sustainable Buildings
  • COSC 663 Sustainable Construction
  • LAND 612 Landscape Architecture Site Development
  • LAND 614 Landscape Architecture Construction
  • CVEN 664 Water Resources Engineering Planning and Management
  • CVEN 672 Engineering and Urban Transportation System
  • ESSM 617 Urban Forestry
  • ESSM 617 Ecological Economics
  • GEOL 631 Engineering Geomorphology
  • GEOL 635 Engineering Geology
  • GEOG 616 Urban Geography
  • GEOG 621 Land-Use and Land-Cover Change
  • RPTS 605 Community Organization
  • RPTS 666 Tourism and Natural Environment
  • RENR 659 Ecological Economics

Policies--Analysis and Evaluation

  • LDEV 661 Development and Environment
  • ARCH 646 Historic Preservation Theory & Practice
  • ARCH 675 Healthy Systems  Design & Research
  • ARCH/LAND 632 Design & Healthy Living
  • LAND 620 Open Space Devlopment I
  • LAND 621 Open Space Devlopment II
  • BUSH 640 Energy Policy & Security
  • BUSH 674 Political Economy of International Development
  • ESSM 675 International Sustainable Community Development
  • ESSM 676/RENR 650 Leadership Development and Management of Environmental NGOs
  • GEOG 619 Human Impact on the Environment
  • GEOG 643 Geopolitics and Geostrategies of Energy
  • RENR 662 Environmental Law and Policy
  • PLAN 641 Environmental Planning
  • PLAN 642 Planning for Coastal Sustainability and Resiliency

Design and Planning Studios

  • PLAN 662 Applied Planning I
  • LDEV 687 Development Feasibility & Design I
  • LDEV 688 Development Feasibility & Design II
  • ARCH 605, 606, 607 Studios
  • ARCH 693 Professional Practice (Final Study)
  • PLAN 693 Professional Study (Final Study)
  • **Urban design studios taught in study abroad programs also qualify

Students select at least one course from each category, including a minimum of three credits from the studio category. Students must take a minimum of 15 credit hours from this list. 

There are always new courses being added to the course catalog. If a student feels that a course should be included, he or she may submit the course name and syllabus to the Certificate Chair for consideration for inclusion in this list.