BA - Sustainable Communities

This concentration is designed for students interested in social relations and environmental sustainability with urban and rural communities.

All GEP concentrations share the same Foundation, Breadth & Professional Prepartion Courses. To access a list of the required courses, click here.

Concentration (15 unit minimum beyond breadth)

Breadth courses not double-counted in the concentration. Units GE
GEP 324 Climate Change & Society 4  
GEP 360 Introduction to Planning 3  
GEP 361 Planning Theory and Methodology 3-4  
GEP 362 Environmental Impact Assessment 2-3  
GEP 363 Land Use Law 3  
GEP 364 Environmental Planning 4  
GEP 365 Healthy Communities Planning 3-4  
GEP 366 Planning for Sustain. Communities 3  
GEP 367 Transportation Planning 3  
GEP 368 Urban Design I:The Urban Form 3  
GEP 370 Globalization and the City 4  
GEP 371 Social Geography 3  
GEP 373 Energy, Technology, & Society 3-4  
GEP 379 Selected Topics in Sustain. Com. 3-4  
GEP 473 Thermal Energy Management 3-4  
GEP 474 Electrical Energy Management 3-4  
GEP 475 Passive Solar Design 3-4  
GEP 476 Small-scale Energy Sources 3-4  
GEP 477 Computer App. in Energy Mgmt. Lab 2-3  

Supporting Courses (7 unit minimum)

Choose any two courses from the following: (substitutions possible in consultation with an adivsor)

Units GE
ANTH 352 Global Issues 4  
ECON 204 Macroeconomics 4 D5
ECON 205 Microeconomics 4 D2
ECON 381 Natural Resources and Environ. Economics 4  
POLS 314 Environmental Political Theory 4  
SOCI 425 Urban Sociology 4  
POLS 452 Politics of the Developing World 4  
SOCI 482 Sociology of the Environment 4  
SSCI 299 Sophmore Seminar: How to Think Like a Social Scientist 3 E
WGS 385 Transnational Feminisms 4