URB235H1: A Multidisciplinary Introduction to Urban Studies I: Theoretical Foundations of City Building



Focuses on the theoretical foundations of urbanization, urban change, and city building, with particular attention on global urban growth, history of contemporary urbanization, urban planning, governance, built form, and economic development. These topics are explored through a multidisciplinary lens, with an emphasis on understanding urban transitions over time and their meaning for contemporary urban experience.

Completion of 4.0 credits, including 1.0 credit from one of the following four course groups. Economics: ECO101H1, ECO102H1, ECO105Y1; Geography: GGR101H1, GGR107H1, GGR112H1, GGR124H1; Political Science: POL101Y1, POL101H1, POL106H1, POL107H1, POL109H1, POL214Y1; Sociology: SOC100H1, SOC150H1.
Social Science
Society and its Institutions (3)