URSP810 Contemporary Metropolitan Issues

Course

Overview

Faculty Assigned
Credits
3
Schedule/Location
M 11:00am - 1:30pm (ARC 1119)

Synopsis

Catalog Description

Introduces Ph.D. students to current metropolitan issues. Focus is on the historical development of the issue, problem definition, methodological approaches to its study, methodological dilemmas, and the ways that different conclusions are translated into policy. Topics vary from semester to semester but include such topics as the spatial mismatch hpothesis, the impact of urban design and form on travel behavior, the impact of technology on urban form, the justification for historic preservation, and sustainable development.

Prerequisites

Must be in Urban and Regional Planning and Design (Doctoral) program.