Sustainable Built Environments
Bachelor of Science
Learn the principles and skills to make our communities, buildings and landscapes more sustainable.
Students looking to enter the new green economy have an extraordinary opportunity with Sustainable Built Environments program. This solutions-based, interdisciplinary undergraduate degree provides a comprehensive understanding of sustainability principles, including environmental design, planning and management challenges.
Within this fully online program, you’ll choose an emphasis in either Sustainable Buildings or Real Estate Development. Both emphases prepare students to answer the unprecedented challenges facing our rapidly developing world. Graduates are currently working as architectural designers, renewable energy systems designers, environmental researchers, and leaders at sustainability-focused non-profits, government agencies and corporations.
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In the Sustainable Buildings emphasis, you’ll gain insight into the theories and techniques behind analyzing building efficiency. Topics include net-zero energy design, energy conservation, passive solar and natural ventilation, and climate response. You will also have opportunities to analyze existing and planned structures for energy efficiency and create plans to make them more efficient.
Real Estate Development
The Real Estate Development emphasis prepares you for careers in responsible and sustainable development. Graduates work as community association managers, real estate brokers, construction managers, urban planners, and more. You may also pursue a Master of Real Estate Development degree; qualify for the Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) to shorten the path to your degree.
Program Experience Overview
Gain the skills employers are looking for – and our planet needs – with a fully online bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Built Environments. Now featuring emphases in Sustainable Buildings and Real Estate Development.