An examination of historical development of urban planning practices and concepts, general plans and their elements in the urban community. Also discusses the use of technology in planning. Students must complete a minimum of five Public Administration courses prior to taking this course.
- Describe the historical developments in community planning at both the local and regional levels, particularly within the State of California.
- Examine and evaluate land use legislation and its impact on the development and implementation of urban and regional planning.
- Explain and analyze how cities, counties, developers, and citizen groups interact with each other in shaping California communities and the State landscape.
- Review community plans and designs and evaluate the impact of environmental legislation on urban planning.
- Identify and analyze the relationship between growth management and economic development as supported by national, state and local governments.
- Examine the use of technology in community planning.
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