Urban Planning Announces Summer 2011 Courses

Urban Planning Announces Summer 2011 Courses

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Thu, 02/25/2010 - 3:18pm

 

Enrollment for Summer Sessions is up and running on URSA.   Students are encouraged to take advantage of the relaxed summer atmosphere and opportunity to enroll in the following Urban Planning classes.


Session A -- 6 weeks ( Jun 20 - Jul 29 )

URBN PL 120 CITIES AND PLANNING
OSMAN, T/ TILLY, C.
325420110 LEC 1 MWF 11:30A 12:50P PUB AFF 2333
Survey of urban history and evolution in U.S., urban social theory, current growth trends, system of cities, urban economy and economic restructuring, traditional and alternative location theories, urban transportation, and residential location and segregation.

URBN PL 121 URBAN POLICY AND PLANNING
MAKAREM, N. P. /  TAKAHASHI, L.M.
325426110 LEC 1 TR 8:30A 10:35A PUB AFF 3343C
Examination of current urban planning and policy issues and debates, such as normative theories of good urban form, metropolitan organization and governance, economic development and growth management, edge cities, spatial mismatch hypothesis, urban poverty, racial/ethnic inequality, gender and urban structure, sustainability, and future of cities.

URBN PL 141 PLANNING FOR MINORITY COMMUNITIES
HUERTA, A.
325546110  LEC1 TR 10:00a - 12:05 P BUNCHE 3153
Introduction to inner-city policy issues on three separate levels: (1) each student develops comprehensive inner-city urban program using materials from Alternatives Inner-City Future Exercise, (2) each student is expected to identify value assumptions and theories of social justice implicit or explicit in alternative intervention programs, and (3) each student is expected to participate in class discussions that emphasize minority issues that affect implementation.

URBN PL M150 TRANSPORTATION GEOGRAPHY
MORRIS, E. / TAYLOR, B.D..
325600110 LEC1 TR 3:15 P - 5:20 P PUB AFF 2232
(Same as Geography M149.) Lecture, three hours. Designed for
juniors/seniors. Study of geographical aspects of transportation, with focus on
characteristics and functions of various modes and on complexities of
intra-urban transport

URBN PL CM165 ENVIRONMENTALISM:  PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
DORR, A. / HECHT, S.B.
325690110 LEC 1 TR 10:45A 12:50P PUB AFF 1246
Exploration of history and origin of major environmental ideas, movements or countermovements they spawned, and new and changing nature of modern environmentalism. Introduction to early ideas of environment, how rise of modern sciences reshaped environmental thought, and how this was later transformed by 19th-century ideas and rise of American conservation movements. Review of politics of American environmental thought and contemporary environmental questions as they relate to broader set of questions about nature of development, sustainability, and equity in environmental debate. Exploration of issues in broad context, including global climate change, rise of pandemics, deforestation, and environmental justice impacts of war.

URBN PL C265 ENVIRONMENTALISMPAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE
DORR, A /  E.B. / HECHT, S.B.
725390110 LEC 1 TR 10:45A 12:50P PUB AFF 1246
Exploration of history and origin of major environmental ideas, movements or countermovements they spawned, and new and changing nature of modern environmentalism. Introduction to early ideas of environment, how rise of modern sciences reshaped environmental thought, and how this was later transformed by 19th-century ideas and rise of American conservation movements. Review of politics of American environmental thought and contemporary environmental questions as they relate to broader set of questions about nature of development, sustainability, and equity in environmental debate. Exploration of issues in broad context, including global climate change, rise of pandemics, deforestation, and environmental justice impacts of war.

 

 

Enrollment for Summer Sessions is up and running on URSA.   Students are encouraged to take advantage of the relaxed summer atmosphere and opportunity to enroll in the following Urban Planning classes.


Session A -- 6 weeks ( Jun 20 - Jul 29 )