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2012-2013 Catalogue

Green Building and Community Design (Undergraduate Minor)

Specific Requirements


College or School College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Department Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE)
Requirements Graphical Communication (Choose one course) CDAE 001 Drafting and Design Drawing, CDAE 118 Visual Presentation Techniques.
Green Building (Choose three credits) CDAE 170 Solar Design Strategies, Building, and Construction, CDAE 131 Light Frame Building, or approved summer courses at Yestermorrow.
Renewable Energy (Choose three credits) CDAE 006 Energy Alternatives, CDAE 106 Renewable Energy Workshop, ENSC 285 Renewable Energy Principles and Applications, approved summer courses at Yestermorrow or other advisor-approved course.
Green Communities (Choose three credits) CDAE 102 Sustainable Community Development, CDAE 276 Community Design Studio, CDAE 171 Community and International Economic Transformation, approved summer courses at Yestermorrow or other advisor-approved course.
Green Landscapes (Choose one course) PSS 137 Landscape Design Fundamentals, PSS 196 Special Topics (see Registrar’s Page for Semester offerings), PSS 238 Ecological Landscape Design, ENVS 177 Intro to Landscape Restoration, PSS 156 Permaculture, approved summer courses at Yestermorrow or other advisor-approved course.
Capstone (Choose one course) NR 288, NR 289 Ecological Design Studio, or CDAE 273.
Ineligible majors Students majoring in Environmental Science (ENSC) may obtain the Green Building Community Design minor with only one overlapping course.
Contact person Dan Kirk
dkirk@uvm.edu

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