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Courses for Completing Sustainable Urbanism Certificate


Certificate Coordinator

If you have any questions about this certificate, please contact Galen Newman at


1. Complete credit hours  

A minimum of 15 credit hours of course work from the list of approved courses, including at least 3 credit hours of a collaborative studio. At least one course must be from outside the student's major discipline.

2. Complete graduate-level requirement

The student completes a professional study, thesis, or dissertation with a sustainable urbanism focus approved by the student's committee chair. The credit hours taken in support of the professional study, thesis, or dissertation are in addition to those courses completed for the certificate. At least one member of the student's graduate committee must be a CHUD Faculty Fellow. 

3. Apply and declare

Complete the application and declare your intent to earn the certificate at the time your degree plan is filed.