Curriculum

The M.S. in Sustainable Design program offers students three ways to complete their degree:

  • 2-Year Full-Time program,
  • 2-Year Online program, and
  • Hybrid/Flex program (combination of on-site and online courses)

There is also a Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Practices. Below are the curricula for the 2-year on-campus and online options.

To discuss the hybrid option, students are directed to meet with the program director to go over their specific needs.

Total Credits: 33

Year One

FALL

  • Principles and Methods for Sustainable Design
  • Adaptive Design
  • Sustainable Systems

SPRING

  • Green Materials and life-Cycle Assessment
  • Ecological Design Studio
  • Landscape Ecology Seminar

Year Two

FALL

  • Sustainable Design Studio
  • Elective
  • Thesis 1 in Sustainable Design

SPRING

  • Thesis 2 in Sustainable Design

Year One

FALL

  • Principles and Methods for Sustainable Design
  • Adaptive Design

SPRING

  • Sustainable Systems
  • Green Materials

SUMMER

  • Elective

Year Two

FALL

  • Ecological Design Studio
  • Landscape Ecology Seminar

SPRING

  • Sustainable Design Studio
  • Thesis 1 in Sustainable Design

SUMMER

  • Thesis 2 in Sustainable Design

The hybrid option for the M.S. in Sustainable Design Program is designed to serve those students who want to:

  • Start online and finish on-campus
  • Start on-campus and finish online
  • An accelerated degree
  • Move through the program at their own pace

Course timing will vary, please contact the Program Director to discuss specific plans of study.