Description: This course focuses on extensive research and writing skills essential for students within the geographic sciences or community planning programs. It is dominantly project-based, and students will be presented with a variety of topics and issues that focus on research methods, theoretical perspectives, and applicable case studies. The readings and topics discussed in class will be applied to your problem-based term projects. Issues central to the study of geography and community planning will be discussed. Students will be creating a Comprehensive Plan or Neighborhood Plan for a local jurisdiction. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Spring 2020
Requirement Designation: Junior Writing Requirement
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Effective Writing
Prerequisite: (Foundation English Requirement or HON 190) and Junior Status or higher