Ready to learn solutions-based environmental design, planning and management practices to create more sustainable built environments? The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments prepares students for careers creating sustainable built environments that align with their interests. In the General Emphasis, students are able to create their own specialized focus area from an approved list of emphasis courses with the consultation of advisors and expert faculty. The sustainability-focused emphasis courses span the subjects of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, real estate development, and heritage conservation. These exciting combinations are an opportunity for students interested in pursuing careers in specialized areas such as urban agriculture (landscape architecture and urban planning), sustainable development and construction (architecture and real estate development), and adaptive building use and preservation (architecture and heritage conservation).
The Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments (SBE) is designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the green economy.
The world’s communities are facing many challenges, including urbanization, climate change and social inequities.
As an SBE student, you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of sustainability principles that will prepare you with the skills to make our buildings, landscapes and communities more resilient. Discover the ecological, social and economic forces that affect the built environment and how to create innovative and realistic solutions.
SBE is offered both in-person at the University of Arizona’s main campus and fully online through Arizona Online. You’ll have the flexibility to move between in-person and online instruction as you complete your degree.
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences, Sustainable Development
4 years | Full time
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March, August, October
In SBE, you will have the opportunity to learn:
You will graduate prepared with creative solutions for the built environment to meet the grand challenges of the 21st century.
After studying this course, you will be able to join one of these universities as well.