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Course Description:

Using a multidisciplinary approach, explore aspects of urban society including: historic emergence of cities across the world; urban development and growth in the U.S.; diversity of U.S. urban/suburban life; contemporary world-wide urbanization; urban geography and environment; urban political economy, public works, planning; culture, aesthetics, architecture; and prospects for the future. Gain a sound grasp of contemporary thinking and research on urban society, particularly in the U.S., and the intellectual tools to apply this knowledge to topics in the student's own particular area of scholarly interest.

Prerequisites: students should have taken at least two courses in history, sociology, anthropology or political science and be prepared for upper-level work.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1.

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