Sustainable Environmental Design

Program Learning Outcomes

Sustainable Environmental Design

Critical and holistic thinking
  • Identify and engage with a range of sustainability issues
  • Identify stakeholders and their perspectives
  • Understand contexts at different scales and evolving over time
  • Understand and articulate interrelationships between different professions & stakeholders
Ability to develop constructive solutions
  • Understand design, planning, policy, and organizing strategies for problem-solving
  • Identify alternative courses of action for a given context 
  • Work collaboratively with diverse others to understand issues and concerns
  • Articulate, illustrate, and present understandings
Understand how physical design can help create more livable, equitable, and ecologically sound places for everyone
  • Employ basic graphic representation skills
  • Apply basic design principles and methods
  • Create spatial designs that balance human and ecological needs 
  • Identify one or two areas of focus within SED and gain background in those areas
Leadership within a range of professional environments
  • Frame creative alternatives for the public
  • Facilitate and participate in group processes
  • Articulate decisions and points of agreement
  • Identify and employ professional roles such as organizing, advocating, inspiring, managing, and facilitating

approved: 2017 

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