Geography 112 is an introduction to the concepts and practices of community, regional, resource, environmental and land use planning. We will discuss what constitutes planning and will define its role in the development of sustainable communities and regions. The course will emphasize the participation of the public, politicians, resource managers and planners in the process of evaluation, decision-making, development and management of urban and rural communities and natural resources. The course will include field excursions and guest speakers to allow us to directly examine the planning process and its impacts on communities and sustainability of resources. (3,0,0)
English 12 or First People’s English 12 or ENGL 050 or ENGL 190 or satisfactory performance on CAT 3, Geography 12 recommended.