Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments is designed for students interested in entering the new green economy.

The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments is a four-year, 121-credit interdisciplinary undergraduate degree that offers students a comprehensive understanding of sustainability principles and trains them in the skills to make our communities, buildings and landscapes more sustainable.

Students will study topics such as net-zero energy design, energy conservation, passive solar design and natural ventilation and climate response.

Graduates of our degree program are employed as designers in architecture firms, designers of renewable energy systems, managers within non-profit organizations, leaders in government agencies and corporations offering sustainability-focused products or services and as environmental researchers. They are also prepared to continue their education in a graduate degree program.

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Our world-class faculty bring a wide breadth and depth of expertise and experience in built environment policy and design. They are leaders in their fields and create interdisciplinary and collaborative learning environments. 

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