POL 204 URBAN POLITICS AND PLANNING
POL 204 URBAN POLITICS AND PLANNING (3 Credits) This course is designed to orient students to urban political systems. It includes study of institutions, informal operations and dynamics, and complexities associated with economic developments in contemporary urban society. Students analyze both primary and secondary sources of information and examine various planning and policy development suggestions put forth by social scientists and others to cope with existing problems. Each student conducts a case study of a particular public or private agency whose expressed purpose is to provide some social service to the metropolitan community.
Prerequisite: “C” or better in POL 101.