Sustainable Development and Engineering

The domain emphasis in Sustainable Development and Engineering explores research in environmental science, sustainable engineering, climate change, transportation systems, and water resources. Data science topics include data-driven modeling, environmental decision-making, and spatial-data analysis.  

From the lists shown below, students will select one course from the lower-division, and two courses from the upper-division. The lower division course is a required element of the Domain Emphasis.

 Prerequisites are shown within square brackets.


Lower Division (select one)

  • CIV ENG 11. Engineered Systems and Sustainability (3 units) [CHEM 1A, MATH 1A]

  • LD ARCH 12. Environmental Science for Sustainable Development (4 units)

Upper Division (select two)

  • ARCH 140. Energy and Environment (4 units)

  • CIV ENG 107. Climate Change Mitigation (3 units)

  • CIV ENG 110. Water Systems of the Future (3 units)

  • CIV ENG 111. Environmental Engineering (3 units)

  • CIV ENG 155. Transportation Systems Engineering (3 units)

  • CIV ENG 191. Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis (3 units) [ENGIN 7]

  • ENERES 131. Data, Environment, and Society (4 units)   [previously ENERES 190C]

  • ESPM C133 / GEOG C135. Water Resources and the Environment (3 units)

  • ESPM/LD ARCH C177. GIS and Environmental Spatial Data Analysis (4 units) [one GIS course and one in probability & statistics]

  • LD ARCH 122. Hydrology for Planners (4 units)

These course lists are subject to change.