Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

Total Credit Hours for Completion: 12

All students working towards the Urban Design Certificate are required to take ARCH 620 for 3 credits.

Any combination of the following courses can be taken: These courses allow both M. Arch Students and non-degree students to achieve this certificate. Students in the professional M.Arch. program can complete ARCH 608 for 6 credits. Both M.Arch students and students from outside the Department of Architecture can take urban-focused courses in ARCH and UBPL to fulfill the remaining credits.

Courses to choose from: ARCH 600participate on a team in the Hines Urban Land Institute urban design competition, ARCH 600 on Urban-focused topics, ARCH 700 for urban-focus independent study, or  UBPL 716 Neighborhood Analysis and Evaluation.

Required course (3 hours) for all students:
ARCH 620Theory of Urban Design3
Suggested course (6 hours) for Master of Architecture Students:
ARCH 608Urban Dwelling6
Other urban-focused electives in ARCH and UBPL courses as listed below can fulfill the remaining credits for both Professional M.Arch students and students outside the Department of Architecture.
ARCH 600Special Topics in Architecture: _____ (ULI Hines Student Competition )3
ARCH 600Special Topics in Architecture: _____ (Special Topics in Architecture: Urban design-focused Studies)3
ARCH 700Directed Readings in Architecture: (Urban-focused independent study)3
UBPL 716Neighborhood Analysis and Evaluation3

Questions regarding the Urban Design Certificate should be directed to Dr. Marie-Alice L’Heureux, Professor of Architecture,