Sustainable Community Development
Sustainable Community Development is an interdisciplinary program that integrates curricular and experiential components in architectural studies, economics, environmental studies and sustainability. The program familiarizes students with the concept of sustainable development as applied to real world communities. Requirements include technical writing, service learning and methods courses. The goal of these courses is to provide students with skills such as survey design, statistics, ethnography, cost/benefit analysis, historical archive research, GIS, environmental impact assessment and others that will be valuable in community-based research and service projects.