This course will address theoretical and practical aspects of land use planning at the local level. The terms "community" and "citizenship" will be analyzed in their modern and historical contexts. Students will investigate various concepts and techniques used by state, regional, urban, and rural planning organizations. Topics such as historic preservation, public lands, and conservation partnerships will also be discussed.
Prerequisites: Junior standing, PSC 151 Introduction to American Government and ENS 116 Introduction to Environmental Studies.