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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Course Listing Planning and Public Policy 762 Course Listing  

Planning and Public Policy 762 Course Listing


This list includes the planning and public policy (762) courses offered at the Bloustein School as of September 1, 2022. Courses are taught by multiple instructors and may not be offered each semester. Please refer to WebReg for information about special topics courses.
10:762:102 Introduction to Public Policy (3) Introduction to policy analysis by applying concepts from political science, economics, sociology, statistics, and science to current policy issues affecting the country and the world. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:102 and 10:843:102.
10:762:201 Introduction to Urban Planning and City Design (3) Introduction to the purpose of plans and planning including domains such as housing, land use, and transportation with an emphasis on solutions to local problems.
Credit not given for both this course and 10:971:201.
10:762:202 Designing Healthy Cities (3) A review of the nature of America's cities and suburbs from their original planning to their ultimate reality and their effects on human health and well-being.
Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:202, 10:971:202, and 10:975:202.
10:762:210 Principles of Public Policy (3) Consideration  of the public policy process including federal, state, and intergovernmental decision-making in the areas of environment, health care, immigration reform,  labor, public budgeting, and others. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:210 and 10:843:210.
10:762:215 Writing, Reasoning, and Public Policy (3) Understanding how to to use words accurately, think and write logically, and formulate valid and true arguments for the creation and evaluation of public policy. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:215.
10:762:220 Public Economic Policy (3) Evaluation of government decision-making and its effects on economic markets large and small from cars to textbooks. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:220 and 10:843:220.
10:762:230 Global Poverty (3) Introduction to the causes and governmental responses to urban poverty in developing nations: economic, historical, and cultural factors. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:230 and 10:975:230.
10:762:231 Poverty in the United States (3) Assessment of causes and consequences of poverty in the United States: economic, historical, and cultural factors, plus governmental solutions. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:231 and 10:975:231.
10:762:233 The Urban World (3) Interdisciplinary perspectives on the study of cities, historical and contemporary, and urban processes and problems. Credit not given for both this course and 10:975:233.
10:762:250 Introduction to GIS (3) Study of computing concepts and methods applicable to planning and health, including database management, introduction to geographic information systems (GIS), and graphics. Credit not given for both this course and 10:971:250.
10:762:295 Internship in Public Service (BA) Completion of between 40 and 125 hours in the field (1 to 3 credits) doing a preapproved public service internship under the direction of a faculty member.
10:762:296,297 Special Topics in Planning and Public Policy (3,3) Topics vary. See WebReg for current offerings. This course is designed to address current issues in planning and public policy
10:762:298,299 Independent Study (BA,BA) Prerequisite: A contract with a faculty sponsor and permission of the program director.
10:762:307 Community Development (3) Analysis of neighborhood-based community development efforts to address housing, economic, and social issues affecting low-income communities. Resources for community building. Credit not given for this both course and 10:975:307.
10:762:310 U.S. Housing Policy (3) Exploration of major issues in housing: historical, economic, and social factors. Political and regulatory dimensions of housing decision-making: housing codes and the landlord-tenant relationship. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:310 and 10:975:310.
10:762:317 Urban Municipal Management (3) Introduction to management issues for service delivery (e.g., police and fire, health, housing, transportation, and welfare). Focus on internal organizational structure and leadership. Credit not given for both this course and 10:975:317 and 10:843:317.
10:762:318 History of Planning and City Design (3) Consideration of major concepts in city and regional planning since the early 19th century. Origin, growth, and impact of these ideas on the evolution of planning in the context of intellectual, social, and technological change. Credit not given for both this course and 10:971:318.
10:762:320 Protecting Public Health and the Environment (3) Assessment of the policies and realities facing places trying to protect community health in the face of economic feasibility and political forces. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:320.
10:762:323 Demography and Population Studies (3) Review of demographic concepts, history, and methods from an interdisciplinary perspective. Global population studies with a historical focus on distributions of wealth and power. Credit not given for both this course and 10:832:417 or 10:833:417. Cross-listed with and 34:970:633.
10:762:324 Social Movements (3) Exploration of how social movements translate changing social values into political forces. Issues include democracy, environment, health, human rights, labor, peace, and women. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:324.
10:762:331 U.S. Social Policy (3) Examination of the historical emergence of social policy in the United States with a focus on housing, welfare, race relations, education, intergovernmental, and environmental issues. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:331.
10:762:335 Women, Inequality, and Public Policy (3) Exploration of women's evolving role in both family and the labor market, and addresses contemporary public policy debates around these changes. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:335. Cross-listed with 34:833:591.
10:762:337 Population Health and Urbanization (3) This course introduces students to the health impacts of industrialization and urbanization from the mid-18th century through the early 21st century.
10:762:340 Aging and Public Policy (3) Examination of aging and public policy including ageism, cultural and racial-ethnic diversity as it pertains to aging, and the impact of longevity on national health and social service diversity. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:323 or 10:832:323.
10:762:352 Technology in the City (3) Exploration of the social and economic implications of new communications technologies for urban life. Includes consideration of ecommerce, online education, egovernment, and infrastructure needs. Credit not given for both this course and 10:775:352 and 10:975:352.
10:762:361 Managing People and Organizations (3) Introduction to organizational theory and concepts of management. Explores approaches that promote and hinder effective management .
Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:361 or 10:843:361.
10:762:400 Internship with Seminar (3) Completion of a 125-hour field experience in the public or private sector, plus a weekly classroom experience. Students complete a project under the supervision of a field preceptor and a faculty supervisor. Projects are presented in a public forum.
Open to 762 majors only.
10:762:413 Urban Revitalization (3) Assessment of the causes of urban decline and subsequent renewal efforts. Emphasis on contemporary programs such as neighborhood renovation, gentrification, historic preservation, and economic development.
10:762:440 Principles of Real Estate (3) Analysis of real estate in the marketplace, the organization and services of the real estate industry, and the tools of real estate practitioners. Cross-listed with 34:970:604.
10:762:448 Historic Preservation (3) Overview of historical evolution of the preservation movement in the United States, examining important public preservation regulations and programs and the economics of historic preservation. Credit not given for both this course and 10:082:431. Cross-listed with 34:970:521.   
10:762:462 Voorhees Research Seminar (3) The Ralph W. Voorhees Public Service Fellows will work with Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services, to research innovative 1) models of emergency food delivery and 2) regional/local emergency food coalitions.
10:762:463 Environmental Land-Use Law (3) Understanding of the legal principles behind environmental constraints on land use, including critical areas, farmland preservation, water and sewer facilities, storm water and erosion management, and more. Credit not given for both this course and 10:971:463.
10:762:472 Transportation Planning (3) Study of planning for transit, pedestrian, and bicycle priority networks and land uses at various scales. Credit not given for both this course and 10:971:472.
10:762:473 Transportation Policy (3) Review of major policy issues in urban transportation. Historical development and current characteristics. Problems and alternative solutions analyzed within political and institutional constraints. Credit not given for both this course and 10:833:473.
10:762:474 Tourism Planning (3) Analysis of the largest global industry including the rise of mass tourism, marketing of tourism destinations. Economic, environmental, social, and political impacts of tourism nationally and internationally.
10:762:483,484 Special Topics (3,3) Topics vary. See WebReg for current offerings. These courses are designed to address current issues in planning and policy.
10:762:485,486 Independent Study (BA,BA) Open to 762 majors only. Prerequisities: A contract with a faculty sponsor and permission of the program director.
10:762:497,498 Bloustein Honors Research (3,3) Participation of advanced undergraduates as research assistants at one of the institutes or centers at the Bloustein School. Students contract with and are supervised by the principal investigator of the project.
10:762:499 Senior Seminar (3) Integration of past learning experience, discussion and readings on key concepts, and preparation of a senior thesis, which is presented in a public forum. Open to 762 majors with at least 100 credits and no outstanding core requirements for the major.
 
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