URP 501– Evolution of Urban Structure
Course No.: 10297
Department: Urban and Regional Planning
Semester: 2017 Fall
Location: Hayes Hall – 403
Meeting Day(s): Tuesday-Thursday
Meeting Time: 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM
This course focuses on the spatial structure and function of cities and regions and the roles that urban planners play in analyzing and shaping cities and regions. The objective is to reach a critical understanding of the cultural and historical processes and planning actions and policies that have influenced cities and regions. Students will gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of urban planning processes as we explore problems and challenges currently facing communities in Western New York, the United States, and the world. Prerequisite: graduate standing.