An examination of the evolution of the contemporary urban system, emphasizing the role of cities and metropolitan areas as concentrations of social and economic activity. Particular focus is given to the historical evolution of urban form and function, including patterns of land use, residential change, commercial activity, manufacturing and transportation. While the primary subject is the American city, some comparisons to international urbanization are made. Springs. Prerequisite(s): Junior status.
*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.