Division of Academic Programs

Academic programs within CAUSES are offered at the Bachelor’s and Master's Degree level. All programs emphasize engagement with the community and regions, hands on learning experiences, and learning in and outside of the classroom.  These learning opportunities prepare students for success in their chosen careers and expose them to a real-life learning environment that will serve them well beyond their immediate academic aspirations and goals.

Architecture and Community Planning
Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Master of Architecture

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, with concentration in:

Professional Science Master's Degree in Water Resources Management

Health Education
Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a concentration in

  • Public Health
  • Health and Physical Education (The Health and Physical education track is not accepting students while the program undergoes internal reviews)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Nutrition and Dietetics
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
Master of Science in Nutrition

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

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

CAUSES Land-grant Programs

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

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