Bioregional Planning and Community Design Academic Certificate
The Bioregional Planning and Community Design Program offers a certificate program that can be completed by students in other graduate programs who have an interest in planning.
This 15-credit Graduate Certificate in Bioregional Planning and Community Design is for graduate students enrolled in various professional disciplines (e.g., transportation engineering, environmental and natural resource management, architecture, landscape architecture, public administration) who want an emphasis in planning, but have chosen not to enroll in the M.S. degree. Students earning the certificate will gain knowledge, skills, and values in bioregional planning and be able to effectively employ planning concepts and principles within their discipline.
Introduction to Bioregional Planning (3 cr)
Local and Regional Comprehensive Planning (3 cr)
One of the following (3-4 cr):
BioP 530 Public Planning Theory and Process (3 cr)
BioP 560 Bioregional Planning Studio I (4 cr)
GIS Competency (3 cr):
LArc 495 GIS Applications in Land Planning 2 (3 cr) or Equivalent Course/Demonstrated GIS Competency (e.g. GIS Certification)
One Restricted Elective Course (3 cr) in a substantive planning specialization such as land use planning; community and economic development planning; health planning; transportation planning; hazards planning or other. Written approval by the Bioregional Planning and Community Design faculty member is required. See the BIOP Student Handbook for a list of acceptable restricted electives.
Courses to total 15 credits for this certificate.