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.