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

Hours

24L

Previous Course Number

INI235H1

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.

Prerequisite
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.
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Social Science
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class