Master of Design for Sustainable Urban Environments—Two-Year Program
The two-year Master of Design for Sustainable Urban Environments (MDes-SUEN) is open to students entering with a bachelor’s degree in any field. The 64-credit program provides a full year of core skill sets including design; site analysis, implementation, and visualization; history/theory; and policy. This includes introduction to basic earthworks, water, and plants systems as well as the principles of landscape and urban ecology.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
|SUEN 6110||Graduate Studio 1: Sustainable Urban Sites||6|
|SUEN 6120||Graduate Studio 2: Sustainable Urban Systems||6|
|SUEN 7130||Master’s Research Studio: Design and the Resilient City||6|
|SUEN 7140||Master’s Research Studio: Master’s Project||6|
|Cities: Design and Planning|
|SUEN 6310||Cities, Nature, and Design in Contemporary History and Theory||4|
|LPSC 7312||Cities, Sustainability, and Climate Change||3|
|LPSC 8400||Planning Module in Urban Law and Policy||1|
|Complete 8 semester hours from the following (repeatable) courses:||8|
|Pro-Seminar: Issues in Designed Urban Environments|
|Topics in Urban Environmental Design|
|SUEN 6210||Implementation and Visualization for Urban Environments 1||4|
|SUEN 6220||Implementation and Visualization for Urban Environments 2||4|
|SUEN 7230||Urban Ecologies and Technologies 1||4|
|SUEN 7240||Urban Ecologies and Technologies 2||4|
Electives in other disciplines may be taken in consultation with your faculty advisor.
|Complete 8 semester hours from the following subject areas:||8|
SUEN, ARCH, LARC, PPUA, LPSC, SBSY
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
64 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required
|Fall||Hours||Spring||Hours||Summer 1||Hours||Summer 2||Hours|
|SUEN 6110||6||SUEN 6120||6||Vacation||0||Vacation||0|
|SUEN 6210||4||SUEN 6220||4|
|SUEN 6310||4||LPSC 7312 (and)||3|
|Elective (optional)||4||LPSC 8400||1|
|SUEN 7130||6||SUEN 7140 (or co-op)*||6|
|SUEN 7320||4||SUEN 7320 (or)||4|
|Total Hours: 72|
*Note: Students may opt to do a full- or part-time graduate co-op. Co-op does not count toward degree credits.