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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


School of Architecture and Urban Planning


URBPLAN Urban Planning



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140 Issues in Contemporary Urban Planning. 3 cr. U. To explore areas of employment, poverty, health, politics, police, corrections, education, and housing and the relationship of the professional to these problems.|Prereq: none.
141 Urban Planning Solutions to Contemporary Urban Problems. 3 cr. U. Community facilities planning, policy planning, private sector involvement, and community participation are explored as four of the avenues open to planners.|Prereq: none.
292 Current Planning Issues: (Subtitled). 3 cr. U. This course provides a format for the development and presentation of new material in Urban Planning on an experimental, one-term basis.|Retakeable w/content change to 9 cr max. Prereq: soph st.
315 Great Cities of the World: Their Growth and Guided Urbanization. 3 cr. U. Great cities of the world, how they were built and developed. Culture, politics and economics, their role in urban planning and the built form.|Prereq: soph st.
316 Planning for the Great Cities of America. 3 cr. U. The study of planning and development programs of large American cities and their approaches to growth, change, and decay, with a view to future solutions.|Prereq: soph st.
350 Social Justice, Urban Planning and the New Multicultural America. 3 cr. U. Examination of historical, sociological, economic and political relationships that impact urban communities. Community and social justice issues are addressed from a planning perspective.|Prereq: soph st.
399 Independent Study. 3 cr. U. Independent investigation of issues related to urban planning.|Not retakeable for cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr.
491 Urban Planning Internship. 3 cr. U. Practical urban planning experience with a government agency or private firm under the supervision of a working expert and a faculty member.|Prereq: sr st & cons instr.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 3-12 cr. U. Field study designed to provide relevant course work for a study abroad program in urban planning.|Retakeable w/chg in topic. Prereq: acceptance to Study Abroad Prog.
591 Introduction to Urban Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Planning. 3 cr. U. Use of spatially related information including GIS and land record systems for improved productivity and decision making in service delivery, management, policy planning and land development.|Counts as repeat of UrbPlan 692 with same title. Prereq: jr st.
614 Planning and the Suburbs: Their Growth and Maturity. 3 cr. U/G. Relationships between suburbs and cities and differences in their architecture, goverance, and provision of public services as well as current trends in suburban development.|Prereq: sr st.
630 Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of the budgeting process in the public sector; development of skills in budgeting and financial management. Topics include capital budgeting, debt management, revenue forecasting, and auditing.|Jointly-offered w/& counts as repeat of Pub Adm 630(Pol Sci 630). Prereq: sr st or cons instr.
651 Land Use Planning Practice. 3 cr. U/G. Specific land planning methods and applications (subdivision regulation, zoning, site plan review, building permit process) used to implement community plans.|Prereq: sr st.
655 Negotiation Theory and Practice for Urban Planners. 3 cr. U/G. Negotiation theory and practice, focusing on skills used by planners in balancing the needs of general public with those of private interests.|Counts as repeat of UrbPlan 692 with same title. Prereq: sr st or cons instr.
661 Neighborhood Planning and Revitalization. 3 cr. U/G. Problems, resources and potentials of urban neighborhoods; trends of neighborhood change and revitalization; neighborhood planning approaches, methods and cases; neighborhood planning project or case study.|Prereq: sr st or cons instr.
662 Land Use Planning for Urban Redevelopment. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to contemporary trends in urban redevelopment; focus on planning and development techniques used to revitalize declining urban areas.|Prereq: jr st.
682 Planning for Sustainable Energy. 3 cr. U/G. An exploration of the need for sustainable energy, the potential savings in various alternatives, and the roles and specific actions local governments can take.|Prereq: sr st.
684 Planning Local Economic Development. 3 cr. U/G. Exploration of the role of planning in the generation, evaluation, and implementation of policies for the development and revitalization of communities.|Prereq: jr st & cons instr.
692 Special Topics in Urban Planning: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Provides a format for the development and presentation of new material in Urban Planning on an experimental, one-term basis. Specific cr & any additional prereqs announced in Schedule of Classes whenever course is offered.|Retakeable with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.

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