Geography
 

Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning

Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning
Introduction to the profession and practice of urban and regional planning.
GEOG
310
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining GEOG 310
Course Outcomes: 

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

  • Explain the purpose and meaning of planning and its ethical, visionary, and normative imperatives. (PAB 4.2.2a)

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

  • Explain the history of urban planning practice and the development of urban planning profession in the United States. (PAB 4.2.2b)

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

  • Explain the creation, use, and knowledge of comprehensive and other types of plans. (PAB 4.2.2e)

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

  • Explain the adoption, administration and implementation of plans and related policy including knowledge of the relevant regulations (zoning, review processes), incentives, techniques (public finance and capital budgeting) and technologies, and agencies conducting planning or employing planners. (PAB 4.2.2f)

Understanding the History and Theory of Urban Planning

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the ways in which planners and planning practice have succeeded in altering the policies, institutions, and decisions that oppose the needs of disadvantaged persons. (PAB 4.2.2g)