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SUSTAINABLE URBAN PLANNING

See Professional Studies.

6201 Principles of Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning (3)
  The fundamental knowledge and skills used by urban planners, with integration of sustainability practices and the impact of social and technological change.
6202 Economics of Sustainable Communities (3)
  The economic context of planning; micro- and macroeconomic theories, techniques, and data used to inform policy choices.
6203 Statistics and Research Methods for the Urban Planner (3)
  Application of research methods to planning-related issues. Consideration of alternative approaches to designing and conducting research.
6204 Land Use Law, Design, and Public-Private Partnerships (3)
  Key issues in property and land use law, with policy implications of rules, doctrines, and practices. Impact of sustainability considerations on existing rules and application of such rules to projects featuring sustainability.
6210 Sustainable Transportation Systems (3)
  Transportation markets and planning, investment, and development issues. Sustainability factors, analytical tools, and social contexts that can affect transportation investment choices.
6211 Sustainable Urban/Regional Land Use (3)
  Comparative land use planning and community guidance in urban/regional settings. “Smart growth” management and conflict resolution. Plan design, implementation, and evaluation.
6212 Sustainable Communities (3)
  Alternative approaches to planning and providing the services and systems that underpin the functioning of all communities and that impact the environmental, economic, and social performance of communities.
6213 Advanced Research Methods (3)
6221 Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Management (3)
  Identification of greenhouse gas management principles, development of inventories, tracking emissions, setting management goals, and development of a verification plan.
6222 Building and Climate Issues: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategies (3)
  Residential, commercial, and institutional building and energy sectors considered from global to local scales, with attention to the Washington metropolitan region.
6223 Transportation and Climate Issues: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategies (3)
  Transportation and energy sectors considered from global to local scales, with attention to the Washington metropolitan region.
6224 Production and Climate Issues: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategies (3)
  Production (including manufacturing, agriculture, forestry) and energy sectors considered from global to local scales, with attention to the Washington metropolitan region.
6230 Studio: Sustainable Community Design (3)
  Practical application of fundamental knowledge and technical skills used by planners to create, research, analyze, and implement plans in built environments. Incorporation of sustainability into all aspects of the planning process.
6231 Practicum: Climate Change Management and Policy (3)
  Development and execution of a project in the Washington metropolitan region to address an identified need for new or increased energy efficiency, renewable energy, or restoration technology.
6233 Capstone Studio: Sustainable Urban Planning (3)
  Comprehensive final project applying knowledge and skills developed during the course of study, including process skills, client and team management, and research methods for gathering, analyzing, and reporting data.
6235 Advanced Topics in Urban Sustainability (3)
  Topic announced in the Schedule of Classes.
6260 Introduction to Sustainable Design (2)
  Same as PSLD 6260.
6261 Ecology of the Built Environment (2)
  Same as PSLD 6261.
6262 Tools for Sustainable Design (3)
  Same as PSLD 6262.
6264-65 Native Plants I–II (2-1)
  Same as PSLD 6264-65.
6266 Ecological Restoration (1)
  Same as PSLD 6266.
6268 Sustainable Design Methods (2)
  Same as PSLD 6268.
6269 Sustenance and the Landscape (2)
  Same as PSLD 6269.
6270 Sustainable Design Charrette (3)
  Same as PSLD 6270.
 

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