END 350 Environmental Design Workshop 1: Methods of Inquiry
END 360 Environmental Design Workshop 2: Graphic Communications
END 450 Environmental Design Workshop 3: Comprehensive Projects
END 460 Environmental Design Workshop 4: Planning, Design, and Development or END 480 Environmental Design Workshop Abroad**
END 494 Visions of the City
END 498 Research Projects in Environmental Design
Minimum 18 credit hours and minimum 6 courses of department (END-prefixed) electives at the 270-level or higher.
All students must earn no less than a C- in an environmental design workshop or capstone course; any student who receives a grade lower than C- must repeat the environmental design workshop or capstone course before registering for the next workshop or capstone course, and a grade of F in any environmental design workshop may result in dismissal from University at Buffalo Environmental Design.
Environmental Design students are placed into mathematics, science, and English courses based upon the following criteria: SAT/ACT/TOFEL/ALEKS/CLEP/IB scores; Advanced Placement scores; or, completed college courses.
No more than 15 credits of transfer coursework may be applied toward environmental design major requirements.
Workshop courses (END 350, END 360, END 450, END 460, END 494, END 498) are majors-only courses and require full admission to the preprofessional bachelor of arts in environmental design. Concurrent enrollment in the following combination of program courses is not permitted: END 120/END 350, END 212/END 360, END 350/END 450, END 360/END 460, END 360/END 494, END 350/END 498, and END 360/END 498.
Sample Environmental Design Electives:
- END 275 Environment and Landscape: Discovering Landscapes
- END 279 Exploring the Design of Buffalo Niagara
- END 301 Perspectives on Land Use and Development
- END 302 Sustainable Urban Environments
- END 304 Transportation and Urban Life
- END 305 Environmental Education and Urbanism
- END 308 Health and Urban Environments
- END 312 Design of Cities
- END 313 Local Government Policy and Politics
- END 319 The City Through Film: The Built Environment in Mass Media
- END 322 Race and Place in the Built Environment
- END 330 Global Issues in Design Practice
- END 331 Urban China in Transition
- END 356 Computing for Environmental Analysis
- END 357 Problem Solving for Global Environments
- END 363 Cities and Globalization
- END 402 Real Estate Development
- END 403 Strategies of Property Management
- END 406 Housing and Community Development
- END 422 Economic Development Planning
- END 426 Site Planning and Development
- END 428 Foundations of Historic Preservation
- END 436 Citizen Planning School
- END 437 Global Perspectives in Historic Preservation
- END 467 Legal Issues in Planning and Development
- END 464 Infrastructure Planning and Design
- END 473 Projects in Physical Planning and Design
- END 496 Environmental Design Internship
- END 499 Independent Study in Environmental Design
* ENG 105 Writing and Rhetoric is also a UB Curriculum requirement.
** Students who are eligible to complete END 480 Environmental Design Workshop Abroad will have fulfilled their END 460 Environmental Design Workshop 4: Planning, Design, and Development requirement.
Individuals with a baccalaureate degree must contact School of Architecture and Planning Undergraduate Education prior to applying to the pre-professional Environmental Design BA for alternative advisement and information on the accredited professional Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree; the Master of Science in Real Estate Development; or, the Master of Science in Architecture - Historic Preservation track, all offered by University at Buffalo Urban and Regional Planning.