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Minor in Sustainable Architecture & Planning

The minor in sustainable architecture and planning provides undergraduate students with a multidisciplinary approach to understanding sustainability of the built environment. The curriculum emphasizes an awareness of responsible practices on a variety of scales impacting the built environment, including:

You’ll come to understand sustainability of the built environment while developing critical thinking skills to address the multifaceted issues facing the profession today.

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ARCH 213Sustainable Architecture3
URPN 460Sustainable Communities3

Select three courses from the following:

ARCH 246Foundations of Historic Preservation3
ARCH 421Energy and Sustainable Architecture3
ENGR 101Energy: Resources, Utilization and Importance to Society3
GEOG 202Geography of the Global Village3
GEOG 306Introduction to Urban Geography3
GEOG 330Resources and the Environment3
PHIL 205Technology and Human Values3
URPN 202Building Better Cities3
URPN 361Urban Issues3


This minor can serve as a complement to several major fields of study and is open to all Texas A&M undergraduates. Students wishing to declare a minor in sustainable architecture and planning should consult with advisors in their home college or school and in the Department of Architecture. Applicants must have a 2.0 or better overall GPR to be considered for the program.

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Jacob Salinas

Academic Advisor II – Environmental Design (Pre-Architecture)

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