Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 205 Theory of Urban Design and Planning

3 credits
This course provides an overview of the historical development of American cities; the history and theories of planning; the uses of and problems with the most common planning tools; zoning; and a variety of significant contemporary issues in planning including Smart Growth, New Urbanism, Energy, and Sustainability. Critical thinking, writing, and sketching to investigate issues of importance in environmental and urban design and planning including lectures, reading and research assignments are used to expand awareness of good planning values and principles. Students will research and develop design solutions to a real-world urban planning issue.

Prerequisites: CIVL 232  

Corequisites: CIVL 206