DCP is home to five independent professional disciplines: architecture, construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and urban and regional planning. The college also is home to an interdisciplinary program in historic preservation, which allows graduate students to gain expertise in research and application of historic preservation in the United States and abroad.
Accreditation and Degrees
The academic programs in the college have an accreditation process from the professional organizations of each discipline.
Architecture – National Architectural Accrediting Board
Construction Management – American Council for Construction Education
Interior Design – Foundation for Interior Design Education Research
Landscape Architecture – American Society of Landscape Architects
Urban and Regional Planning – Planning Accreditation Board
DCP offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees and programs. Through its academic units, the college offers doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s degrees, as well as distance education programs, combination degrees, joint degrees, certificate programs, and academic minors.
College Institutes, Centers and Programs
Research and service projects conducted through the research centers and institutes often entail multidisciplinary, cross-campus student input and effort. Each division of the college is involved in on-going projects that advance both scholarly study and professional practice. The college contributes to community, state, regional and national efforts to conserve and improve the quality of the natural and built environments through its research centers. The college’s teaching and research programs have national and international prominence.