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School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Environmental Design, Policy & Planning
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Why Study Environmental Design, Policy & Planning?

The Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, provides the skills, knowledge, and preparation for students to understand and address complex issues related to development, land-use, urbanization, and suburban sprawl. The curriculum integrates principles and methodologies from social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. The goal is to address the complex scientific, legal, ethical, political, environmental, and socio-economic issues that surround the development, management, and use of the built environment.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Technical Writing and Communication
  • Urban Systems
  • Sustainable Planning and Development
  • Environmental Law

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Risk Assessment & Sustainable Development
  • Theories and Design of Urban Settlements
  • Introduction to Human Demography
  • Human Settlement: History and Future

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Project Engineer
  • Junior Environmental Planner
  • Wetland Specialist
  • Environmental Designer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Kiely Family Company
  • NYC Housing Authority
  • BME Associates
  • Pink Sparrow

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Environmental Design, Policy & Planning Program

Chair: Donovan Finn

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

School Of Marine And Atmospheric Sciences
Environmental Design, Policy & Planning
Back to all Programs

Why Study Environmental Design, Policy & Planning?

The Environmental Design, Policy, and Planning major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, provides the skills, knowledge, and preparation for students to understand and address complex issues related to development, land-use, urbanization, and suburban sprawl. The curriculum integrates principles and methodologies from social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. The goal is to address the complex scientific, legal, ethical, political, environmental, and socio-economic issues that surround the development, management, and use of the built environment.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Technical Writing and Communication
  • Urban Systems
  • Sustainable Planning and Development
  • Environmental Law

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Risk Assessment & Sustainable Development
  • Theories and Design of Urban Settlements
  • Introduction to Human Demography
  • Human Settlement: History and Future

ADMISSION INFO:

As a non-restricted major, there are no additional admission requirements for this program. Please review the general admission criteria related to how you are applying.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Project Engineer
  • Junior Environmental Planner
  • Wetland Specialist
  • Environmental Designer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Kiely Family Company
  • NYC Housing Authority
  • BME Associates
  • Pink Sparrow

Related Majors

Interested in this Major?

Environmental Design, Policy & Planning Program

Chair: Donovan Finn

Office: W0511 Melville Library

Phone: (631) 632-9404

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