UT Dallas 2015 Undergraduate Catalog

GEOG4309 - Urban Development

GEOG 4309 Urban Development (3 semester credit hours) Explores emergence and expansion of social, political and economic forces that drive urbanization, city growth and decline, and spatial patterns of development at the global, national and metropolitan scale. Focus is on understanding the nature of urban development challenges around the world and on developing public and private sector interventions to address them, including those that target poverty, education, employment, shelter, transportation, land use, economic development, governance and environmental sustainability. (Same as IPEC 4309) (3-0) T