The College of Design, Construction & Planning
The College excels in providing hands-on learning opportunities for all students.
The mission of the College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) is to improve the quality of the built and natural environments through offering exceptional educational and professional programs and research/scholarship initiatives that address the planning, design, construction, and preservation of the built and natural environments. DCP is composed of three schools: the School of Architecture, the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, and the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management; the Department of Interior Design; the Program in Historic Preservation; and the Program in Sustainability and the Built Environment. DCP is one of a select set of colleges in the U.S. that combines all of the design and construction disciplines. This presents DCP students with a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary learning.