GC 310 Urban Geography 4 cr.  (4-0-0)

Urban Geography introduces students to concepts pertinent to the city, its origins, contemporary form, and urban challenges. Students will examine the city and urban phenomena in both the American context and international setting, and will be able to explain social, economic, demographic, and political forces that alter urban environments. Students will explore sustainability initiatives introduced by cities to address environmental challenges. Students will also apply methods and tools geographers use in research and practice.


Field work may be required. Contact instructor for more information.