Nov 27, 2021  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEG 3700 - Urban Sustainability

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): GEG 3600 and GEG 3610

Description: This course examines the relationship between urbanization and sustainability. It analyzes the opportunities and challenges of cities to initiate, foster and manage the pace of change needed to transition to sustainability. It evaluates how cities throughout the world are planning for sustainability and reducing their carbon footprint and, in doing so, learning how to foster change in local contexts. The course also provides students with the professional tools to identify and learn how sustainable urban planning practices generated in dynamic U.S. and international contexts can be adapted to different urban local settings to find creative ways to transition to urban sustainability.

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