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Certificate in Environmental Sustainability

School of Environmental Design

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Students who are interested in the environment and in learning how to impact the world around them positively may want to consider completing the School of Environmental Design credit Certificate in Environmental Sustainability.  This certificate provides students with the basic knowledge needed to evaluate environmental problems and to draw ecologically- and economically-sound connections between environmental needs, policy issues, and current research.

The certificate is available to all undergraduate degree students to complete as part of their studies, and is also available to non-degree students. Consult a School of Environmental Design academic advisor about how the required classes fit into academic and career plans. Most courses in this certificate program are offered during the daytime at the Ambler Campus; a few courses are available in the evening at the Ambler campus.  In addition, some courses are also available at the Main Campus.

This credit certificate may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon satisfactory completion of the required credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0. At least one half of the courses required for the certificate must be completed at Temple University.

Note: The symbol after the course number indicates that the class is offered ONLY in the semester indicated: F = offered fall only; FE/FO = offered fall of even/odd numbered years; S = offered spring only; SE/SO = offered spring of even/odd numbered years; O = offered occasionally

Subject Course # Course Title Hours
REQUIRED COURSES:      
Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Geography & Urban Studies
0841
  or
1013 (S)
  or

1051
Sustainable Design
     or
Natural and the Built Environment
     or
Environment and Society
3
Earth & Environmental Science
   or
Botany
1001
  or
1112 (S)
Introductory Geology
     or

Plant Ecology
4
or
3
Community & Regional Planning 1017
  or
1027 (S)
Introduction to Community and Regional Planning
     or
History and Practice of Community and Regional Planning
3
SUSTAINABILITY TOPICS - Select two (2) courses (minimum of 6 s.h.) from: 6
Community Development
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Community & Regional Planning
Horticulture
Horticulture
Horticulture
Horticulture
Horticulture
Horticulture
Horticulture
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture
2155 (O)^*
2014 (S)
2114 (S)
2166 (FO)*
2213 (F)
2251 (F)
3155 (FE)
3255 (SO)
3256 (O)^*
3356 (O)^*
3655 (F)
3860 (O)^
3870 (O)^
2334 (S)
2353 (O)^*
2575 (O)^
2850 (O)^
2860 (O)^
2870 (O)^
3514 (S)*
2758 (Summer)*
2870 (O)^
Housing and Community Development (3 s.h.)
Planning Policy and Law (3 s.h.)
Urban Form and Design (3 s.h.)

Land Use Planning (3 s.h.)
Environmental Planning (3 s.h.)
Sustainable Food Systems Planning (3 s.h.)
Ecological Planning and Development (3 s.h.)
Sustainability in Suburban Communities
(3 s.h.)
Sustainable Community Design and Development (3 s.h.)

Urban and Regional Economics for Planning (3 s.h.)
Transportation Planning (3 s.h.)
Topics in Community and Regional Planning (1-3 s.h.)*
Special Topics (1-3 s.h.)*
Food Crops I (3 s.h.)

Food Crops II (3 s.h.)

Introduction to Public Horticulture (3 s.h.)

Special Topics in Horticulture/Landscape Architecture I (1 s.h.)*
Special Topics in Horticulture/Landscape Architecture II (2 s.h.)*
Special Topics (1-3 s.h.)*
Landscape Restoration (3 s.h.)**
Summer Field Ecology (3 s.h.)

Special Topics (1-3 s.h.)*

Other courses may be added to this list with approval
of a School of Environmental Design academic advisor
.


*Acceptable if the topic is appropriate and approved by a
School of Environmental Design academic advisor
.

**Prerequisites are Horticulture 1211 and 1212.

^Contact a School of Environmental Design advisor for
information on course scheduling rotations.
 
Total Credits for the Certificate in Environmental Sustainability 15-16

* This course has a prerequisite(s).  Visit the Course Catalog at https://www.temple.edu/apply/common/catcheck.asp.

 

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