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PAD 553 - Community Planning and Policy

Campus: Springfield


The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the professional practice of community planning and the basic theoretical concepts on which the discipline of professional planning is based. Students will identify and analyze the critical factors for achieving community quality of life, the relevant public policy issues, decision making processes, and resources that affect planning across a broad spectrum of community types, including urban-suburban-exurban-rural, and the complexities of zoning, economic and community development.

Special Instructions:

Restricted to MPA and Certificate students.

Academic Program Restrictions:

CERT:Community Planning - UIS

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring , Summer


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