URSP - Urban Studies and Planning

URSP118 Selected Topics in Urban Planning (3 Credits)

Selected Topic courses address particular issues relating to urban studies and planning. They are focused on specific areas of theory and practice as they relate to the study of urban areas.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

URSP250 The Sustainable City: Exploring Opportunities and Challanges (3 Credits)

An exploration, through an interdisciplinary approach, of a number of issues related to making cities more sustainable in terms of environmental protection, economic opportunity, and social justice. The course assist students to develop skills in critical analysis and systems thinking and to use those skills in analyzing sustainability related problems and potential solutions, and to expand students' understanding of the political implications of crafting and moving towards a sustainable urban future.

URSP372 Diversity and the City (3 Credits)

Exploration of the different needs of diverse economic, racial/ethnic, and gender groups that live and work in cities, the historical background of differences, the impact of societal structures and group cultures, and how public and private policies do and can affect different groups.

URSP399 Independent Study in Urban Topics (3 Credits)

Directed research and study of selected aspects of urban affairs.

Restriction: Junior standing or higher.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

URSP488 Selected Topics in Urban Studies (3 Credits)

Topics of special interest to advanced urban studies students.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARCH-Urban Studies & Planning Program department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.