Courses

6/26/18
This course introduces students to the historical narratives and conceptual/theoretical underpinnings of urban and regional planning. The course is structured to engender critical conversations around issues such as, “how can planners learn from the past to inform the present and future?” and “can (and do) planners actually plan without theory?”
6/26/18
In this course, we will explore the relationship between design and development through case studies, brief lectures, structured class discussions, and various assignments. 
6/26/18
In this class we will develop an appreciation for the interdependence of planning, architecture, landscape and design and the roles they play in successful site analysis and subsequent construction. 
6/26/18

This course takes students on a journey through heritage and preservation thought from around the world, and introduces them to globally prevalent theories and perspectives in preserving cultural heritage sites and landscapes, with the overarching theme of attempting to understand how different cultures and contexts deal with rights to cultural heritage. 

6/26/18
The preservation/conservation of historically significant American sites, buildings, and neighborhoods is complex. Preservation in America has evolved from the “private sector’s concern for saving patriotic sites” to a movement that is Federally mandated. 
6/26/18
Planning practices operate within the context of economic and political institutions at all levels of governance. This course provides an introduction to microeconomic principles through which the neoclassical economy operates, and political economy approaches for understanding how a broad range of political system types determine economic outcomes.

6/26/18
Environmental resources are managed by governments, organizations, communities and other stakeholders through a broad range of policy and planning mechanisms. This course provides an introduction to the regulatory structures of environmental policy and the vision-oriented processes of environmental planning. 
6/26/18
This is an urban planning skills building course that can be counted toward the group process professional competency area in the MUP curriculum. It introduces students to literature, case studies, and applied exercises focusing on planning skills relevant to negotiations, public participation, and community organizing.
6/26/18
Studios integrate methods, theory, and institutional and structural analysis in an applied practice setting.  Local and public agencies or community groups are clients serve as projects which provide students with firsthand, applied experience in urban and regional planning, urban design, sustainable and ecological systems, and historic preservation.  Students manage the projects from initial conceptualizaton through analysis and final reporting, with a view toward implementation.
6/26/18
This course will introduce students to intermediate/advanced computing applications on the forefront of professional planning practice. It combines lectures, readings, discussions, and hands-on exercises to help students with GIS background develop more GIS knowledge and techniques for planning decision-making. This course prepares students to enter professional planning practice with computing skills for professional planning practice in the use of GIS software. 
6/26/18
Join us for interactive sessions with preservationists, architects, planners, developers, and professionals to learn more about preservation practice and professional life. This is an excellent opportunity to network with professionals and learn more about the field. 
6/26/18
The final exercise for the Master of Urban Planning asks you to demonstrate your capabilities as a planner by preparing a planning report of professional quality on a specific place. 

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