2017 Carolina Planning Maymester & Summer School Courses
PLAN 575 Real Estate Development
Maymester (Class # 2167 - 3 credit hours)
M-F (11:30 AM – 2:45 PM)
Instructor: Emil Malizia
In this hands-on course designed for students of all levels, you will learn the fundamentals of real estate decision making, basic finance criteria and practices, and practical techniques to understand how development occurs.
The course includes field trips to view innovative projects, independent fieldwork and interviews of real estate developers, general contractors, designers, and urban planners. Earn 3 credit hours and satisfy the Experiential Education (EE) general education requirement in 3 weeks with PLAN 575.
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PLAN 246 Cities of the Future - Introduction to Planning
Summer Session I (Class # 2008 - 3 credit hours)
M-F (9:45 - 11:15 AM)
Instructor: Allison Forbes
PLAN 246 is an introduction to the development of cities, the causes and consequences of major urban issues, and the practice of urban planning. It is open to all students and there is no course prerequisite. Students will be asked to think critically about urban issues and urban theory and to develop thoughtful analysis of problems and solutions. We will address a variety of topics from planning for parks and open space to housing and economic development to race, class, gender and ethnicity in urban areas.
This course presents the city through four key analytic lenses: environmental, sociopolitical, economics, and spatial.
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PLAN 591 Applied Issues in Geographic Information Systems (G.I.S.)
Summer Session I (Class # 1491 - 3 credit hours)
M-F @ 11:30 AM - 2:45 PM
Instructor: Yan Chen
Applied Issues in Geographic Information Systems provides exposure to a broad range of current GIS topics, such as terrain analysis, medical geography, biophysical analysis, and population geography.
By the end of the course student will be familiar will all of ArcGIS's core functionality. This course will use ArcGIS 10, Spatial Analyst, ID Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, and Network Analyst.
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PLAN 247 Solving Urban Problems
Summer Session II (Class # 2417 - 3 credit hours)
Monday - Thursday (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM)
Instructor: A. Rachid El-Khattabi
This course is an introduction to the activities of professional planners in solving urban problems, with a focus on case studies in the US.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Understand theories and concepts about urbanization dynamics shaping cities and regions
- Understand the origins and emerging issues as a result of urbanization
- Learn basic land use planning techniques and tools and their implications