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Grad Catalog 01-03

CONTENTS

CHAPTER 1
Graduate Study

CHAPTER 2
Admission and
Registration

CHAPTER 3
Degree
Requirements

CHAPTER 4
Fields
of Study

CHAPTER 5
Members of
Graduate Studies
Committees

APPENDIX
Course
Abbreviations

 

    

Community and Regional Planning

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2001-2002 and 2002-2003; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

Community and Regional Planning: CRP

980. Planning Theory and Practice.
A three-semester sequence in planning practice and communications; basic planning methods; history, theory, and ethics of planning. Students complete a comprehensive planning project in the final semester. Three lecture hours a week for three semesters. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to the community and regional planning doctoral program.

381. Management and Implementation.
Public policy and administration, law, public finance, economics of the public sector, political economy. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Financing Public Services.

Topic 2: Planning Law.

Topic 3: Preservation Law.

Topic 4: Growth Management.

Topic 5: Dispute Resolution.

Topic 6: Politics and Economics of Cities and Regions.

383. Environment and Natural Resources.
Seminars and workshops. Workshops are based on active research or cooperation with public or private clients. May also include studios. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Techniques in Environmental Analysis.

Topic 2: Coastal Zone Planning.

Topic 3: Environmental Impact Assessment.

Topic 4: Planning for Natural Hazards.

Topic 5: Natural Resources and Environmental Planning Workshop.

384. Transportation.
Seminars and workshops on urban transportation policy and practice. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Urban Transportation Planning.

Topic 2: Neighborhood Transportation Planning.

Topic 3: Planning for Accessibility.

Topic 4: Land Use and Transportation Planning.

385C. Economic and Community Development.
Theory and analysis of community and regional structure and function; social and political organization; economic structure and development; growth problems. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Urban and Regional Theory.

Topic 2: Urban Economic Development Policy.

Topic 3: Theory and Practice of Economic Development.

Topic 4: Community Development.

Topic 5: Local Development Planning in Latin America.

386. Applied Planning Techniques.
Quantitative and qualitative methods of planning analysis; computer models; geographic information systems. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Quantitative Methods I.

Topic 2: Quantitative Methods II. Additional prerequisite: Community and Regional Planning 386 (Topic 1).

Topic 3: Data Sources and Analysis. Major sources and types of data available in the public and private domains; data analysis and applications.

Topic 4: Qualitative Research Methods.

Topic 5: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.

Topic 6: Applied Geographic Information Systems.

387C. Infrastructure Planning.
Policy and techniques for providing soft and hard urban infrastructure; infrastructure planning and analysis. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Infrastructure Planning and Development.

Topic 2: Water Resources Planning.

Topic 3: Urban Parks and Open Space Planning.

Topic 4: Neighborhood Participatory Planning.

388. Housing.
Policy, production, maintenance, location, finance, and mortgages of single-family and multifamily housing; neighborhoods, gentrification, and public and private housing subsidy programs. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Housing Demand and Production.

Topic 2: Housing and Culture.

Topic 3: Affordable Housing Policy.

389C. Land Use and Land Development.
Private land development investment decisions; public regulatory mechanisms; the public and private land development process; financial feasibility and market analysis; impact fees and special ordinances. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Topic 1: Planning for Land Development.

Topic 2: Research in Land Development.

Topic 3: Landscape and Culture.

Topic 4: Images of the City.

390. Conference Course in Community and Regional Planning.
Readings and case studies in current topical issues in planning and planning education; may include planning and designing for the high-tech environment. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

391D. Doctoral Seminar.
Advanced theory and research methodology. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and admission to the community and regional planning doctoral program.

Topic 1: Colloquium on Planning Issues.

Topic 2: Planning Theory.

Topic 3: Research Methodology.

396. Independent Research in Community and Regional Planning.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

397. Planning Internship.
Includes placement with a public or private planning agency, faculty supervision, and presentation of report. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis.
The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in community and regional planning and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Community and Regional Planning 698A.

398R. Master's Report.
Preparation of a report to fulfill the requirement for the master's degree under the report option; a student may choose this option with faculty approval if the student also completes an internship. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in community and regional planning and consent of the graduate adviser.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation.
Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Community and Regional Planning 399R, 699R, or 999R.


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Graduate Catalog
Contents
Chapter 1 - Graduate Study
Chapter 2 - Admission and Registration
Chapter 3 - Degree Requirements
Chapter 4 - Fields of Study
Chapter 5 - Members of Graduate Studies Committees
Appendix - Course Abbreviations

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