Course Descriptions

16:970:501:01 History and Theory of Planning

(Fall or Spring semester)

Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Traces the evolution and development of the theory and practice of urban planning in historical context, examining how planning reflects the ambitions, contradictions, and challenges of the place and time in which it occurs. By examining changing approaches to the theory and practice of planning, students can clarify their own choices regarding the particular practice of planning with which they hope to engage. Taught by Dr. Robert Lake. For Fall 2019, Dr. James DeFilippis (section 01) and Dr. Frank Popper (section 02)