Sustainable Urban Design, MSUD

for the degree of Master of Sustainable Urban Design Major in Sustainable Urban Design

PhD Coordinator: D. F. Ruggles

department website:

department faculty: Landscape Architecture Faculty

overview of college admissions & requirements:


LA 537Landscape Plan & Design Studio5
LA 589Sustainable Urban Design Theory4
Choose one elective broadly related to urban design:3-4
Soc/Beh Factors for Design
Humans and River Systems
Geography of Health Care
Environmental Policy
Advanced Topics in GIS
Climate & Social Vulnerability
Landscapes and Human Health
Graduate Seminar
Research Design & Methods
Environmental Psychology
Choose one elective concerning urban systems:2-4
History of the Urban Environment
Green Development
Transportation & Sustainability
Cities, Crime, and Space
Sustainable Design Principles
GIS for Planners
LA 482Advanced Communication in Urban Design4
LA 538Urban Design Research Studio5
LA 446Sustainable Planning Seminar4
UP 475Real Estate Development Fundamentals4
LA 592Urban Design Capstone Studio6
Total Hours36