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    What Our Students Think

    "I have recently spearheaded a program to promote sustainable practices in city government, local business, builders and developers and the residents of the community. The program at the BAC would help me to learn about several different aspects of sustainability that I would like to incorporate into our program."

    City planner and SDI certificate student

       

      Sustainable Community Planning and Design

      Courses and Certificate

      The Sustainable Design Institute at the BAC is located in Boston’s Back Bay, a high-density, mixed use, pedestrian –oriented community

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      Announcements

      Spring registration open December 16th!

      Tuition

      PCE & LI Undergraduate
      3 credit $1692.00
      3 credit audit $1269.00
      1.5 credit $920.00
      1.5 credit audit $690.00
      1.0 credit $640.00
      1.0 audit $480.00
      SDI Graduate
      1.5 credit $1437.00
      1.5 credit audit $1078.00

      Please use Self-Service for workshop and seminar pricing.

        The Sustainable Community Planning and Design Certificate is tailored to students interested in aggregations of buildings, whether these be at the neighborhood or city scale. The program features over thirty, 8-week, graduate- level, online courses in sustainable design principles and practices.

        Sustainable Community Planning and Design Courses and Curriculum

        To earn the certificate, students complete six courses in the program and maintain a cumulative B- average.  A bachelor's degree is required for enrollment in the certificate program. Students who do not have a bachelor's degree should contact the Professional and Continuing Education Department.

        The following courses must be completed:

        • Two of the following:
          • Sustainable Transportation
          • Greening the City
          • Sustainable Neighborhoods
          • Multiple Urbanisms: Divergence or Synergy?