Planning (PLAN)

PLAN 500. Economics for Public Affairs3 Units

Description: An introduction to basic economic concepts and their application to public affairs and urban planning.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 500.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 501. Urban Environmental Quality3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: A study of environmental aspects of urban areas and analysis of inter- and intra-city variations in environmental quality.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 561.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 600. Planning History and Issues3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: The history of planning and contemporary issues with a special emphasis on the role of planners, zoning and law.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 628.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 601. Planning Theory and History3 Units

Description: This course will introduce the historic foundation of modern urban planning, and will investigate the central themes in planning theory, using both historical and contemporary contexts to assist in the understanding of its role in shaping planning thought and practice.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 607 and UPA 684.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 602. Statistics for Public Affairs3 Units

Description: Covers descriptive statistics, probability, sampling, tests of significance, correlation, regression analysis, and the use of statistical software packages.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 601.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 603. Urban Economics3 Units

Prerequisite(s): PLAN 500 and ECON 500, or consent of instructor.

Description: Application of economic theory to urban policy issues including metropolitan development and job creation, poverty, crime, transportation, environment, spatial structure, and other issues.

Note: Cross-listed with ECON 605, UPA 603, and PADM 640.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 604. Urban Data Analysis3 Units

Description: Provides students with the basic analytical tools commonly used by professional planners and public administrators. The use of computers in applying these tools will be emphasized.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 623.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 605. Land Use & Planning Law3 Units

Description: Examination of legal issues related to planning and land use activities in the U.S. It explores the legal standards by which land use is regulated, planned. Students will study various legal and regulatory tools, including ordinances, state and federal legislation, and legal decisions. Considerable attention will be given to planning perspectives on legal problems, as well as legal perspectives on planning problems.

Note: Cross-listed with LAW 904 and UPA 678.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 606. Professional Practice3 Units

Description: Topics include: government organization; the role of planning in governmental decision-making; the planner's relations with citizens, politicians and administrators; strategies for dealing with conflict, pressure, and uncertainty; and ethics.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 607. Land Use Planning3 Units

Description: This course provides an understanding of the history and current characteristics of land use planning and policy. Topics include the comprehensive plan, regulatory controls such as zoning, fiscal mechanisms of control, land use and environmental disputes, regional planning, and growth management.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 683.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 608. Geographic Information Systems3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Application of GIS to real world projects. An emphasis will be placed on the development of a digital spatial database.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 657 and UPA 629.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 609. Public Budgeting and Finance3 Units

Description: Examines public budgeting and finance from economic, political, and institutional perspectives. Topics include: budget process, approaches and techniques of budgeting, ethics, intergovernmental fiscal relations, revenue-raising, capital budgeting, debt administration and risk management.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 647 and PADM 604.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 610. Public Management3 Units

Description: Administration of the organization from the point of view of top level management. Formulation and administration of policies and practices. Development of long-range strategic plans as well as the diagnosis, analysis, and evaluation of specific organizational problems.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 672 and PADM 605.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 611. Human Resources Management3 Units

Description: Basic theories, public policies, laws, regulations, problems, and prospects of human resource development and management within the context of the public sector.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 642 and UPA 667.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 612. Mediation and Dispute Resolution3 Units

Description: Designed principally for incipient practitioners of the mediation process. Class participation serving as a mediator in cases presented to the class, and a short paper depicting mediating in process are the course requirements.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 648 and POLS 628.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 613. Foundations of Public Administration3 Units

Description: Using the classic writings in the field of public administration for the past 150 years, the course explores the theoretical foundations of public administration and applies the theories to current practice in public administration.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 600, POLS 625, and UPA 661.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 614. Real Estate Market Analysis3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: Covers concepts, methodologies and analytical tools used in urban real estate market analysis, with a particular emphasis on site selection using GIS applications.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 635.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 615. Spatial Statistics3 Units

Prerequisite(s): PLAN 602 or consent of instructor.

Description: The analysis of spatial patterns and processes through the use of spatially-based statistics.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 656.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 616. Analytical Urban Geography3 Units

Prerequisite(s): GEOG 328, SOC 305, or consent of instructor.

Description: Advanced analysis of urban spatial processes and patterns with an emphasis on qualitative models.

Note: Cross-listed with GEOG 658.

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PLAN 617. Housing and Community Development3 Units

Description: Examines issues in housing and community development.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 648 and PADM 626.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 618. Urban Demography and GIS3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Description: A spatial analysis of the distribution, characteristics, growth and change of the population of a metropolitan area.

Note: Cross-listed with SUST 518 and PADM 621.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 619. Urban Geographic Information Systems Applications3 Units

Prerequisite(s): PLAN 608, UPA 629, or GEOG 657.

Description: Application of advanced GIS concepts to urban planning database projects.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 620. Environmental Policy3 Units

Description: Survey of environmental issues and policies designed to address those issues.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 627, UPA 679, and POLS 627.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 621. Urban Infrastructure3 Units

Description: Planning, financing, implementation, and operation of urban infrastructure systems.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 696.

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PLAN 622. Urban Design3 Units

Description: Covers theories, principles, and processes of urban design, including applications to actual design problems.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 682.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 623. Environmental Policy and Natural Hazards3 Units

Description: Explores the relationship of environmental policy and planning with natural hazards and disasters, with an emphasis on preparation for and mitigation of impacts.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 630 and UPA 687.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 624. Urban Transportation Planning3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECON 605, PADM 640, PLAN 603, or UPA 603.

Description: Analysis of characteristics and costs of existing and innovative urban transportation systems. Role of planning methods in estimating transportation usage and choosing optimal plans.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 690.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 625. Historic Preservation and Sustainable Practice3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Description: This course is a graduate level course on historic preservation, examining sustainable practices in Louisville and other regions. The course examines architecture and the built environment as it relates to historic preservation, urban revitalization, and the contributions of other disciplines such as urban planning, economics, and political science to the principles and practice of preservation.

Note: Course is cross-listed with PADM 651 and UPA 651.
Note: Course fee.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 626. Economic Development3 Units

Description: The course provides an introduction to the many facets of economic development, including the context theory, process and practice of economic development planning and policy.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 645, UPA 640, POLS 603.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 628. Economic Conditions and Forecasting3 Units

Prerequisite(s): ECON 600 or ECON 605/UPA 603/PLAN 603/PADM 640.

Description: Develops quantitative tools for the analysis and forecasting of economic phenomena. Both structural & time models are presented. Basic Econometric methods are used to fit models and evaluate their forecasting properties.

Note: Cross-listed with ECON 620 and UPA 624.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 631. Real Estate Principles3 Units

Description: The course provides decision makers with an understanding of real estate that will enable them to make informed business and development decisions relating to real estate development.

Note: Cross-listed with FIN 631.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 632. Independent Study1-6 Units

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PLAN 633. Real Estate Development3 Units

Description: An introduction to real estate development as an entrepreneurial opportunity and to the study of the interrelationship dynamics of marketing, finance, property management, site acquisition and disposition.

Note: Cross-listed with FIN 633.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 634. Real Estate Finance and Investment3 Units

Description: Introduction to financial and investment analysis with applications to real estate.

Note: Cross-listed with FIN 634.

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PLAN 635. Comparative Urban Development3 Units

Description: Examines urban development in a cross national perspective. Traces the formulation, strategy and implementation or management of urban development policy in a number of nations. While the emphasis is on North America and West Europe, the lessons have broader relevance for other parts of the world, and will be applied to developing areas.

Note: Cross-listed with UPA 623.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 636. Site Planning3 Units

Description: This course introduces art and aesthetics of site planning through lectures, readings, discussions, site visits, and a studio project.

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PLAN 637. Netherlands: Policy and Planning3 Units

Description: This course examines the Dutch Model from a variety of viewpoints, including sociological, economic, political, historical, design, and planning perspectives. Includes a field trip to the Netherlands.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 637.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 645. Dogs in Society: An Interdisclipinary Examination of Human Canine Connection3 Units

Description: This course examines the evolution of dogs as human partners in society and delves into the relationship of our species with one another. It explores medical, safety, ethical, regulatory and legal issues, including the Americans with Disabilities Act and municipal approaches to regulating ownership. It considers behavioral adaptations of both species and some of the cutting-edge research in canine neuroscience.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 646.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 649. Planning Internship1-3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

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PLAN 650. Capstone Studio3 Units

Description: This course integrates the various elements of the planning program while providing the opportunity to work on real planning problems.

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PLAN 651. Urban Design Studio3 Units

Description: The course will create a design environment that permits students to become familiar with the opportunities, problems, and solutions that urban design involves.

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PLAN 652. Neighborhood Planning Studio3 Units

Description: The course introduces skills, practices, and values fundamental to successful neighborhood planning as well as explores the various planning approaches upon which the field is based.

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PLAN 663. Social Equity and the Public Sector3 Units

Description: This course will provide a comprehensive review of social equity in American public administration. There is a course fee of $12.50/credit hour.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 663 and UPA 663.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 664. Cultural Competency and Action3 Units

Description: This course primarily focuses on the professional development of public administrators. It seeks to improve their knowledge about diverse issues of discrimination and prejudice in the public sector. It provides a framework for examining factors related to discrimination as well as racism, sexism, and heterosexism in terms of political history, power, stereotyped perceptions and practices across society, groups and among individuals. There is a course fee of $12.50/credit hour.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 664 and UPA 664.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 670. Sustainable Development and Planning3 Units

Description: The course is designed to address the institutions and governance in sustainable development, and will take an interdisclipinary approach. The course will support the proposed interdisclipinary MA/MS in Sustainability degree, anticipated for a Fall 2015 start.

Note: The course will be open to graduate students in any program at UofL.
Note: Cross-listed with PADM 670, UPA 670.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 673. Behavioral Dimensions of Urban Sustainability3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

Description: The course is designed to address the behavioral dimensions of Urban Sustainability. The course will be open to graduate students in any program at UofL.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 673, UPA 673.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 674. Sustainable Urbanism3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

Description: The course is designed to address the theoretical issues, concepts and viewpoints on Sustainable Urbanism from sociological, psychological, economical, political, historical, design, and planning perspectives. The course will be open to graduate students in any program at UofL.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 674, UPA 674.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 675. Introduction to Sustainability3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

Description: It is a graduate survey course of theory, issues and challenges in the area of sustainability. Open to any graduate student at UofL.

Note: Cross-listed with PADM 675, UPA 675.

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PLAN 676. Sustainable Social-Ecological Systems3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.

Description: The course is designed to address the social and ecological frameworks for understanding and applying sustainability concepts in both theory and practice. The course will be open to graduate students in any program at UofL.

Note: Cross-listed with PLAN 676 and UPA 676.

For class offerings for a specific term, refer to the Schedule of Classes

PLAN 680. Special Topics in Urban Planning1-6 Units

Description: An advanced study of a selected topic in urban planning.

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