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Learning Outcomes

​Students will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the practical and theoretical links between sustainable urban development and issues of economic development, community development, social justice and the environment.
  • Articulate details and apply critical insights about strategies being used to transform U.S. urban areas to make them more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.
  • Define and describe contemporary urban issues and debates by citing and critiquing contemporary scholars and through employing either qualitative or quantitative methodologies using either primary (including fieldwork) or secondary sources.
  • Articulate, research, and present publicly an assessment of critical social, environmental, and economic issues facing contemporary U.S. cities.
  • Use with competence geographical information systems and/or other technology to assess and analyze sustainable urban development and design.