1-credit: The Explore BE course is designed to introduce new UW students to the academic possibilities and perspectives contained in the four unique undergraduate Built Environments majors of Community, Environment, and Planning, Architecture, Construction Management, and Landscape Architecture. Students will learn through a mix of lectures, panel discussions, hands on exercises, walking tours, and multi-media presentations. Faculty, Advisors, Students, and Alumni from each program will present on a wide range of built environments topics including historic preservation, sustainability, ecology, construction safety, material properties, policy-making, and community engagement. Overall the course aims to highlight the lifecycle of built environments work including engagement, design, and building.
Department: College of Built Environments
Instructor: Abigail Crossen