Bachelor of Community Design Honours, Double Major in Community Design and Sustainability

Students also have the option to earn a double major in Sustainability within the Honours program. Year 4 of the BCD Honours Double Major in Sustainability is the same as year 4 of the BCD Honours. 

Program requirements are as follows:

Year 1

Note: SUST 1000.06 and SUST 1001.06 satisfy the science requirement, and the social science requirement for BCD students.  SUST 1000.06 satisfies the BCD English writing requirement. 

* If SUST 1400.03 is chosen, the student is also required to take one course from among: PLAN 1201.03, ARCH 1001.03, ARCH 1002.03, ENVS 1001.03, or ENVS 1200.03. Note: SUST 1400.03 does not fulfil the BCD English writing requirement.

Year 2

  • PLAN 2006.03: Space, Place and Geographic Information Systems
  • PLAN 2009.03: Introduction to Policy Making
  • PLAN 2101.03: Data, Probability and Planning
  • PLAN 2201.03: Introduction to Environmental Planning
  • SUST 2000.06: Local Governance, Citizen Engagement and Sustainability
  • SUST 2001.06: Global Environmental Governance
  • Plus six credit hours of core electives/ free electives

Recommended core electives (or free electives) for second year:

Year 3

  • PLAN 3030.03: Site Planning
  • PLAN 3100.03: Transportation and Land Use Planning
  • PLAN 4101.03: History & Theory of Urban Design
  • SUST 3000.03: Environmental Decision Making
  • Three credit hours SUST at 3000-level or above

 Choose three courses from among the following:

  • PLAN 3110.03: Planning for Healthy Communities
  • PLAN 3115.03: Social Justice
  • PLAN 3045.03: Community Design Practice
  • ARCH 3106.03: Ancient Settlements, Building & Landscapes
  • ARCH 3107.03: Modern Settlements, Building & Landscapes

Plus six more credit hours core electives/ electives 

 Year 4 of Honours Major in Urban Design and Planning (30 Credit Hours)
  • PLAN 4002.06: Urban Design Studio
  • PLAN 4050.03: Thesis Proposal
  • PLAN 4035.03: Application of Planning Law
  • PLAN 4100.03: Community Design Internship
  • PLAN 4500.06: Thesis Project
  • Fourth year planning required courses - choose two from among:

                PLAN 4106.03: Transportation Planning

                PLAN 4105.03: Land Development Economics

                PLAN 4201.03: Waste Management Planning

  • Plus three credit hours from core electives list B (Urban Design and Planning) or list C (electives for either major) at 2000 level or above

Year 4 of Honours Major in Environmental Planning (30 Credit Hours)

  • PLAN 4001.06: Environmental Planning Studio
  • PLAN 4050.03: Thesis Proposal
  • PLAN 4035.03: Application of Planning Law
  • PLAN 4100.03: Community Design Internship
  • PLAN 4500.06: Thesis Project
  • Choose two courses from among the following:

                PLAN 4106.03: Transportation Planning

                PLAN 4105.03: Land Development Economics

                PLAN 4201.03: Waste Management Planning

 

  • Plus three credit hours from core electives list A (Environmental Planning) or list C (electives for either major) at 2000 level or above