Apr 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ES 311 - Community and Environmental Planning


An introduction to community and environmental planning from an applied geography perspective. Foundational topics include the evolution of the American urban system and the internal structure of cities; the evolution of planning as a legal and regulatory facet of American society; planning techniques and tools; approaches to environmental problem solving at local and regional scales. Supplementary emphases may include housing and community development, economic development, historic preservation and transportation. The class has a fieldwork component. Students are introduced to the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software.

Credits: 4

Prerequisites/Restrictions: At least one geography course or permission of the instructor.

Crosslisted: GG-311