New Programs Offer Interdisciplinary Studies Published: November 17, 2014 By: Melissa Hellmann Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering A designated emphasis is a specialization, such as a new method of inquiry or an important field of application, which is relevant to two or more existing doctoral degree programs. It is added as an additional major along with an existing doctoral degree program. This new program combines social sciences, business, economics and resource development to tackle societal and political issues. To learn more, visit the Designated Emphasis in Developmental Engineering website. Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Real Estate The College of Environmental Design, the School of Law, and the Haas School of Business have created an Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Real Estate to train students in market analysis, design and urban development policy. The new program could prove useful to students interested in urban development and regional planning. To learn more, visit the Haas School of Business website. Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Psychology This new program is designed for students who have excelled academically in their undergraduate studies but did not major in the field. The two-year program offers a stepping-stone to a doctoral studies in Psychology or a new career path. To learn more, visit the Department of Psychology website.