EN D-Environmental Design

EN D 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

EN D 3893. Intro to Urban Real Estate Development.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. This course will explore the formation of places through the study of real estate topics and guest lectures from related professions. Real estate development is a process by which the built environment is produced and modified over time. It results from the actions of many individuals and groups working within a context of natural environment, politics, culture, economics, and more. (F)

EN D 3993. Environmental Design Practicum.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. In-depth and on-site problem solving workshop focused on helping community stakeholders address real world challenges found in their local built environments. Emphasis is given to phasing proposed investments in the public and private realms. Subject matter varies and is reflective of a host of issues common to urban development. (Sp)

EN D 4893. Historic Preservation Planning.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Through this course, students will: understand and be able to articulate the social and economic values associated with preservation; Gain exposure to and understanding of local, state and federal guidelines for delineation and regulation of historic districts and buildings; Develop case studies in economic feasibility and adaptive reuse, reconstruction and rehabilitation; Understand the role of the State Historic Preservation Office; Understand design-based and economic development based community and district revitalization strategies. (F)

EN D 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: senior standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of subject; maximum credit 12 hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (F, Sp, Su)

EN D 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: four courses in general area to be studied; permission of instructor and department. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. (F, Sp)

EN D 4993. Environmental Design Capstone.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing. Provides students a hands-on service/learning opportunity, presenting real world challenges that require collaboration and the application of acquired expertise within the dynamic context of a community's social and built environment. (Sp)[V].