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MPA 625. Managing Planning, Zoning, Community and Economic Development in Local Governments

Credits: 3
Department: Political Science
Description: Practical problems of local government management as they pertain to planning, zoning, community development and economic development.
Semester Offered: Even Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to define, describe and discuss the main historical eras in the field of urban and regional planning and community development within the context of urbanization, urban areas, cities, and communities.
2. Students will be able to explain the connection between and contribution of the various planning fields to the development and management of a city/community.
3. Students will be able to compare and contrast alternative tools and strategies for economic development, transportation, housing, and environmental planning.
4. Students will be able to evaluate and prescribe appropriate actions connected to economic development, housing, land use, environmental, and transportation planning of their specific urban area, city, or community.

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