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Division of Architecture and Urban Design

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Department of Urban Architecture and Community Planning

The Department provides teaching that equips students with the marketable 21st century IT and CAD-based skills and ethical values essential to effectively produce maximum sustainability in the design and planning of buildings, neighborhoods and communities. The departments Architectural Research Institute (ARI), offers a research and community service agenda that utilizes the university’s human resources and capital assets to support the District of Columbia’s mission of providing affordable and energy efficient shelter to its citizens.   

As a UDC Academic Center of Excellence, the department exemplifies the university’s urban land-grant mission. Indeed, in addition to the academic program, the department provides a city-wide forum for exchange, debate and outreach education about critical cultural and social issues that frame community planning and design.

The degree programs offered by the Department of Architecture are:

Bachelor of Science in Architecture

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Master of Architecture

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College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Chair
Health Education - John Slack, Chair
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Chair
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Chair
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, Chair


CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che’ Axum, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord


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