Additional Opportunities in Sustainable Land Use Planning:
Metropolitan areas are the source of most of our environmental quality problems, and most of the solutions to those problems. Planning and design of our cities and communities play a critical role in both pollution and exposure to its damages. The planners of the 21st Century must be skilled at analyzing environmental justice, sustainable urban design, public health, and climate change – all topics of focus within this concentration. Students will learn methods for analyzing environmental impacts, relationships between exposure and health, urban vulnerabilities to climate change effects, and the role of urban planning and public policies in achieving more sustainable and livable urban environments.
Suggested courses for students selecting this concentration include:
Concentration Methodology Course: