Enhancing local communities
Prepare to create communities based on strategic, sustainable growth and enhance cultures, resource bases, the environment and economic health with this interdisciplinary program. Develop research and problem-solving skills while drawing on the expertise of nine academic departments in eight colleges. This program can be customized to fit your career plans.
Students who graduate with a degree in Bioregional Planning and Community Design will complete a minimum of 43 required credits toward the degree. Download a PDF of the requirements.
Many of our students want to enhance their career opportunities with expertise and credentials in tactical community planning. A professional career in community planning requires a specific technical skill set, including the ability to think in terms of spatial relationships and to visualize the effects of plans and designs. You must also have strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to reconcile varying viewpoints and to make constructive policy or strategic management recommendations.