As an undergraduate at UC Berkeley's College of Environmental Design, you can major in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban studies, but the choices for additional study are diverse, rich, and lay the groundwork for a variety of professional directions when you leave school. There are also undergraduate research opportunities that can start you on your way to an advanced degree.
We offer a rigorous education in real-world design and planning, but we also train leaders.
As a student here you will learn strategizing, problem-solving, and critical thinking — skills that make you more marketable in design, planning, and related professions. Our programs prepare you for the world of the 21st century, where everything changes quickly and those who have the most diverse skills have the best chance of moving ahead, gaining opportunities, and making a difference.