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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2024 Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Course Listing Urban Planning and Design 971 Course Listing  

Urban Planning and Design 971 Course Listing

This list includes the urban planning and design (971) 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.

10:971:201 Introduction to Urban Planning and Design (3) Introduction to the purpose of plans and planning including planning domains such as housing, land use, and transportation with an emphasis on solutions to local problems. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:201.
10:971:202 Designing Healthy Cities (3) A review of the nature of America's cities and suburbs from their original planning stage to their ultimate reality and how it affects human health and well-being.
Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:202, 10:832:202, and 10:975:202
10:971:250 Introduction to GIS (3) Review of computing concepts and methods applicable to planning and health, including database management, introduction to GIS, and graphics. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:250.
10:971:296,297 Special Topics (3,3) Topics vary. See WebReg for current offerings. This course is designed to address current issues in planning and public policy
10:971:298,299 Independent Study (BA,BA) Prerequisites: A contract with a faculty sponsor and permission of the program director.
10:971:314 Graphic Communication for Planners (3) Development of basic graphic skills necessary to communicate the visual and spatial characteristics of streets, buildings, and neighborhoods using Autocad, Sketchup, and Photosimulations.
10:971:315 Fundamentals of Urban Design (3) This course is an open lecture class that will focus on discussions about design within the context of urban planning systems. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:315.
10:971:316 Introduction to Site Planning and Urban Design (3) Understanding the impact of physical design on quality of life with a focus on analytic processes for the basic elements of human environments. Fieldwork is required. Prerequisite: 10:971:201. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:316.
10:971:318 History and Theory of Urban Planning and Design (3) Assessment of major ideas 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 10:762:318.
10:971:363 Planning Administration and Practice (3) Study of in-depth use of planning tools such as zoning, subdivision, housing, and eminent domain and their use in comparative land-use systems. Credit not given for both this course and 10:762:363.
10:971:395 Methods of Planning Analysis (3) Review of research concepts and skills applied to planning. Includes development of original online data sources, coding, appropriate selection of statistical methods for analysis, and the professional presentation of results. Open to 971 majors only.
10:971:396, 397, 398 Special Topics (3,3,3) Topics vary. See WebReg for current offerings. This course is designed to address current issues in planning and public policy. 
10:971:400 Internship (3) Completion of a 125-hour field experience in a planning agency. Prerequisites: 10:971:395, senior status, and a faculty sponsor.
10:971:403 Advanced Graphic Communication (3) Develop advanced graphics skills and learn to communicate complex visual and spatial plans to clients. Prerequisites: 10:971:201 and 316.
10:971:404 Planning and Design Studio I (3) Application and synthesis of planning theory under the supervision of a professional planner to develop site plans, graphics, and form-based codes for a small town. Pre- or corequisite: 10:971:403.
10:971:405 Planning and Design Studio II (3) Development of a comprehensive plan for a sustainable small town, including a professional quality report and group presentation of the deliverable. Prerequisite: 10:971:404.
10:971:463 Environmental and 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 10:762:463.
10:971:472 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 10:762:472.
10:971:483,484 Special Topics (3,3) Topics vary. See WebReg for current offerings. These courses are designed to address current issues in planning and public policy
10:971:485,486 Independent Study (BA,BA) Prerequisites: Students must contract with a faculty sponsor and be granted permission by the program director.
10:971:497,498 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.
 
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