Sustainable Cities (EARTHSYS 160)

URBANST
164
Instructors
Chan, D. (PI)
Section Number
1
Community-engaged learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. The focus will be on land use and transportation planning to housing and employment patterns, mobility, public health, and social equity. Topics will include government initiatives to counteract urban sprawl and promote smart growth and livability, political realities of organizing and building coalitions around sustainability goals, and increasing opportunities for low-income and communities of color to achieve sustainability outcomes. Students will participate in remote team-based projects in collaboration with Bay Area community partners. Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor. (Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center.)
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Requirements
WAY-ED, WAY-SI
Units
4-5
Undergraduate
Course Tags
Urban Policy - Electives
Urban and Regional Policy
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring