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CMTY 451. Community Design

Credits: 3
Department: Planning and Community Development
Description: Will examine meaning of design, forces affecting quality of natural and built environments, basic design elements and role of design professional.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Additional Course Fee: $15.00

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Be able to describe the physical design of cities, towns, and neighborhoods as a component of community development practice.
2. Be able to discuss, describe, and explain the relationships between community design, social justice, and sustainability.
3. Develop basic visual literacy, including graphic communication skills, visual analysis, and a design vocabulary.
4. Be able to recognize and describe the dominant spatial forms in the U.S., and develop visual, written, and oral communication that helps to explain sustainable forms to a public audience.

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