END 212- Urban & Environ Planning

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Course No.: 21605

Department: Urban and Regional Planning

Semester: 2015 Spring

Location: TBD – N/A

Meeting Day(s): Online

Meeting Time: Virtual

Faculty: Bitterman

This innovative introductory course is an approved social science general education course. Examines concepts and content in urban and environmental planning. Covers the who, what, why, and how of planning as a profession and process. Topics include the legal basis for urban and environmental planning, planning tools and techniques, the development process, and urban design issues. Studies major urban and environmental planning foci, such as physical sprawl, growth management, land use, sustainable environments, neighborhood development, transportation
systems, historic preservation, and environmental affairs. Involves lectures, discussions, and fieldwork. Open to nonmajors.