URBST 207 - Development of the American City

Overview

Course Title

Development of the American City

Department(s)

Description

This course emphasizes the changing structure and function of American cities from their early history to the present day. Emphasis will be placed on the changing economic, political, and social impact of cities on the United States as a whole, and on major public service problems with which cities have had to deal. The various models for administration of housing, employment, transportation, public health, education and crime will be studied in historical context, with the special goal of finding relevant messages for contemporary public administration and urban planning.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule