This course is designed to introduce students in urban planning to the connections between urban planning and community health, focusing on the neighborhood scale. Although urban planning and public health are closely related in their history and their goals, these fields are typically taught and practiced without reference to each other. The course will examine health issues tied to transportation, land use, urban design, community development, environmental policy, health promotion and disease prevention. This class will involve lectures, discussion, guest speakers, and a field trip. Students will conduct a real world group project that addresses a community health issue tied to neighborhood planning.
URPL-GP 1603 or CORE-GP 1022
|Fall 2011||Kristen Day||Syllabus|