Courses on the American West

Each year, Stanford University offers dozens of courses related to the study of the North American West across a wide range of departments and programs. In addition to offering classes like our interdisciplinary spring quarter course The American West, and a number of courses on local government, The Bill Lane Center for the American West curates a listing of courses related to the American West.

Title
Instructor
Quarter
Day, Time, Location

AMSTUD 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

2023 - 2024
Winter

AMSTUD 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Shelton, N. (PI)
Martinez, X. (TA)
Leonard, D. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:50 AM

AMSTUD 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

CEE 1
Field trips visiting environmental systems installations in Northern California, including coastal, freshwater, and urban infrastructure. Requirements: Several campus meetings, and field trips. Enrollment limited; priority given to undergraduates who...

2023 - 2024
Autumn

CEE 1
Field trips visiting environmental systems installations in Northern California, including coastal, freshwater, and urban infrastructure. Requirements: Several campus meetings, and field trips. Enrollment limited; priority given to undergraduates who...

Hildemann, L. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
2:50 PM

CEE 126Y
Environmental disasters are striking with alarming frequency. Many, including wildfires and ecosystem collapse, are hitting California. The winter 2019 Hard Earth series will feature biweekly talks by Stanford graduate students whose research probes...

2023 - 2024
Winter

CEE 136
Cities and urban areas have always been transformed by major external changes like pandemics and public health crises. California is both in the midst of its greatest economic recession since the Great Depression and experiencing a pandemic that has...

2023 - 2024
Winter

CEE 141A
Infrastructure is critical to the economy, global competitiveness and quality of life. Topics include energy, transportation, water, public facilities, and communications sectors. Analysis of the condition of the nation's infrastructure and how...

2023 - 2024
Autumn

CEE 175A
This interdisciplinary course integrates the legal, scientific, and policy dimensions of how we characterize and manage resource use and allocation along the California coast. We will use this geographic setting as the vehicle for exploring more...

2023 - 2024
Spring

CEE 175A
This interdisciplinary course integrates the legal, scientific, and policy dimensions of how we characterize and manage resource use and allocation along the California coast. We will use this geographic setting as the vehicle for exploring more...

Boehm, A. (PI)
Sivas, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
11:10 AM
12:40 PM

CEE 214
Technology advancements have profound impact in all walks of life. The next generation of leaders need to be well informed about the latest technological trends and equipped with a rich understanding about their applications in different industry...

2023 - 2024
Autumn

CEE 214
Technology advancements have profound impact in all walks of life. The next generation of leaders need to be well informed about the latest technological trends and equipped with a rich understanding about their applications in different industry...

Fischer, M. (PI)
Chan, S. (PI)
Fu, E. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday
4:30 PM
5:50 PM

CEE 218Y
(Formerly GEOLSCI 118Y and 218Y) The complex urban problems affecting quality of life in the Bay Area, from housing affordability and transportation congestion to economic vitality and social justice, are already perceived by many to be intractable...

2023 - 2024
Winter

CEE 236
Cities and urban areas have always been transformed by major external changes like pandemics and public health crises. California is both in the midst of its greatest economic recession since the Great Depression and experiencing a pandemic that has...

2023 - 2024
Winter

CEE 246B
Introduction to the Real Estate Development Process from conception, feasibility analysis, due diligence, entitlements, planning, financing, market analysis, contract negotiation, construction, marketing, asset management and disposition. Pro-forma...

Koen, N. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
6:30 PM
7:50 PM

CEE 248
This course will offer students an introduction to Real Estate Development. Senior Principals from Sares Regis, a regional commercial and residential real estate development company, will cover topics on all aspects of the development process. Guest...

Birdwell, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Thursday
4:30 PM
6:20 PM

CEE 263G
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:20 AM

CEE 265F
Adaptation to climate change will not only require new infrastructure and policies, but it will also challenge our local, state and national governments to collaborate across jurisdictional lines in ways that include many different types of private...

Fong, D. (PI)
Nairn, I. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

COMPLIT 348
A border is a force of containment that inspires dreams of being overcome, crossed, and cursed; motivates bodies to climb over walls; and threatens physical harm. This graduate seminar places into comparative dialogue a variety of perspectives from...

Saldivar, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Thursday
3:00 PM
5:50 PM

CSRE 141
Neighborhoods in the Bay Area and around the world are undergoing a transformation known as gentrification. Middle- and upper-income people are moving into what were once low-income areas, and housing costs are on the rise. Tensions between newcomers...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
3:30 PM
5:20 PM

EARTHSYS 46N
Preference to freshmen. Field trips to sites in the Elkhorn Slough, a small agriculturally impacted estuary that opens into Monterey Bay, a model ecosystem for understanding the complexity of estuaries, and one of California's last remaining coastal...

Francis, C. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

EARTHSYS 104
The Central Valley of California provides a third of the produce grown in the U.S., but recent droughts and increasing demand have raised concerns about both food and water security. The pathway that water takes from rainfall to the irrigation of...

2023 - 2024
Spring

EARTHSYS 104
The Central Valley of California provides a third of the produce grown in the U.S., but recent droughts and increasing demand have raised concerns about both food and water security. The pathway that water takes from rainfall to the irrigation of...

2023 - 2024
Spring

EARTHSYS 131
Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style...

Saltzman, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Wednesday
1:30 PM
2:20 PM

EARTHSYS 131
Interactive, seminar-style sessions expose students to diverse career pathways in sustainability. Professionals from a variety of careers discuss their work, their career development and decision-points in their career pathways, as well as life style...

Bangert, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Friday
10:30 AM
11:20 AM

EARTHSYS 160
Community-engaged learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. The focus will be on land use and transportation planning to housing and employment...

Kos, R. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday
9:30 AM
12:20 PM

EARTHSYS 168
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

ENGLISH 93Q
From Whitman to Kerouac, Alec Soth to Georgia O'Keeffe, the lure of travel has inspired many American artists to pack up their bags and hit the open road. In this course we will be exploring the art and literature of the great American road trip. We...

Carlson-Wee, K. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
3:00 PM
4:20 PM

ENGLISH 124
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Shelton, N. (PI)
Martinez, X. (TA)
Leonard, D. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:50 AM

GEOPHYS 90
Is the "Big One" overdue in California? What kind of damage would that cause? What can we do to reduce the impact of such hazards in urban environments? Does "fracking" cause earthquakes and are we at risk? Is the United States vulnerable to a giant...

Beroza, G. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
3:00 PM
4:20 PM

HISTORY 73
(History 73 is 3 units; History 173 is 5 units.) This course is an introduction to the history of Mexican migration to the United States. Barraged with anti-immigrant rhetoric and calls for bigger walls and more restrictive laws, few people in the...

Minian Andjel, A. (PI)
Bazzi, F. (TA)
Kuppusamy, K. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
4:30 PM
5:50 PM

HISTORY 151
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Shelton, N. (PI)
Martinez, X. (TA)
Leonard, D. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:50 AM

HISTORY 173
(History 73 is 3 units; History 173 is 5 units.) This course is an introduction to the history of Mexican migration to the United States. Barraged with anti-immigrant rhetoric and calls for bigger walls and more restrictive laws, few people in the...

Minian Andjel, A. (PI)
Bazzi, F. (TA)
Kuppusamy, K. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
4:30 PM
5:50 PM

HISTORY 173
(History 73 is 3 units; History 173 is 5 units.) This course is an introduction to the history of Mexican migration to the United States. Barraged with anti-immigrant rhetoric and calls for bigger walls and more restrictive laws, few people in the...

Kuppusamy, K. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Thursday
2:00 PM
2:50 PM

HISTORY 173
(History 73 is 3 units; History 173 is 5 units.) This course is an introduction to the history of Mexican migration to the United States. Barraged with anti-immigrant rhetoric and calls for bigger walls and more restrictive laws, few people in the...

Kuppusamy, K. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Thursday
3:00 PM
3:50 PM

HISTORY 173
(History 73 is 3 units; History 173 is 5 units.) This course is an introduction to the history of Mexican migration to the United States. Barraged with anti-immigrant rhetoric and calls for bigger walls and more restrictive laws, few people in the...

2023 - 2024
Winter

Friday
2:00 PM
2:50 PM

ILAC 348
A border is a force of containment that inspires dreams of being overcome, crossed, and cursed; motivates bodies to climb over walls; and threatens physical harm. This graduate seminar places into comparative dialogue a variety of perspectives from...

Saldivar, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Thursday
3:00 PM
5:50 PM

LAW 807G
Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): This policy lab partners with the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. Students in the lab will work with the leadership and deputies of...

Anderson, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

LAW 807G
Policy Practicum: The Santa Clara County Litigation & Policy Partnership (SCCLPP) (807G): This policy lab partners with the Office of the County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara. Students in the lab will work with the leadership and deputies of...

Anderson, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

LAW 7051
This course will examine the source, scope and limits of local government power. It will consider the relationship of local governments to state and federal government and of the relationship of local governments to the individuals and communities...

Ford, R. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

LAW 7051
This course will examine the source, scope and limits of local government power. It will consider the relationship of local governments to state and federal government and of the relationship of local governments to the individuals and communities...

Ford, R. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

NATIVEAM 109A
Cases, legislation, comparative justice models, and historical and cultural material. The interlocking relationships of tribal, federal, and state governments. Emphasis is on economic development, religious freedom, and environmental justice issues...

Bill, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Monday
1:30 PM
3:20 PM

NATIVEAM 115
This course incorporates a Native American perspective in the assigned readings and is an introduction to Native American History from contact with Europeans to the present. History, from a Western perspective, is secular and objectively evaluative...

Red Shirt, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

POLECON 531
Cities are where billions of people live and they are the engine for innovation and economic growth. They are also going through enormous change and battling with fundamental problems, like housing, transportation, urban planning, the environment...

Santosham, S. (SI)
Callander, S. (PI)
Long, M. (GP)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Thursday
2:50 PM
5:50 PM

POLISCI 22SC
Our understanding of warfare often derives from the lofty perspective of political leaders and generals: what were their objectives and what strategies were developed to meet them? This top-down perspective slights the experience of the actual...

Weiner, A. (PI)
Sagan, S. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

POLISCI 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:20 AM

POLISCI 74B
How do I translate my interests and skills into a career in public service and social impact? This course will introduce you to a wide range of roles that help shape public policy and civic life, including government, education, nonprofits, social...

Litvak, L. (PI)
Weisler, T. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday
4:30 PM
5:30 PM

POLISCI 74B
How do I translate my interests and skills into a career in public service and social impact? This course will introduce you to a wide range of roles that help shape public policy and civic life, including government, education, nonprofits, social...

Litvak, L. (PI)
Weisler, T. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday
4:30 PM
5:30 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Kennedy, D. (PI)
Fishkin, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Shelton, N. (PI)
Martinez, X. (TA)
Leonard, D. (TA)
Freyberg, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:50 AM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Leonard, D. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday
8:30 AM
9:20 AM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Leonard, D. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday
9:30 AM
10:20 AM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Martinez, X. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Wednesday
12:30 PM
1:20 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Martinez, X. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Friday
9:30 AM
10:20 AM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Shelton, N. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Wednesday
4:30 PM
5:20 PM

POLISCI 124A
The American West is characterized by frontier mythology, vast distances, marked aridity, and unique political and economic characteristics. This course integrates several disciplinary perspectives into a comprehensive examination of Western North...

Shelton, N. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Wednesday
5:30 PM
6:20 PM

PUBLPOL 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Benson, S. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Wednesday
10:00 AM
11:20 AM

PUBLPOL 73
This seminar provides an in-depth analysis of the role of California state agencies and Western energy organizations in driving energy policy development, technology innovation, and market structures, in California, the West and internationally. The...

Cain, B. (PI)
Marcus, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Wednesday
9:30 AM
10:20 AM

PUBLPOL 101
American democracy faces a series of unprecedented challenges. This course will identify the greatest areas of weakness in the American political system, make sense of the most pressing threats facing democracy, and contemplate how democracy can be...

Bonica, A. (PI)
Belo-Osagie, A. (TA)
Fikejs, E. (TA)
Flores, C. (TA)
Sturdivant, M. (TA)
Jefferson, H. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
2:50 PM

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Spring

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Summer

PUBLPOL 115
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Winter

PUBLPOL 135
Dynamics of regional leadership and decision making in Silicon Valley, a complex region composed of 40 cities and four counties without any overarching framework for governance. Formal and informal institutions shaping outcomes in the region. Case...

Hancock, R. (PI)
Benest, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Wednesday
4:30 PM
5:50 PM

PUBLPOL 154
State politics and policy making, including the roles of the legislature, legislative leadership, governor, special interests, campaign finance, advocacy groups, ballot initiatives, state and federal laws, media, and research organizations. Case...

Nation, J. (PI)
Crane, D. (PI)
Rosenbaum, I. (TA)
Sung, Y. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
8:30 AM
10:20 AM

PUBLPOL 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

PUBLPOL 174
Applies the principles of economic analysis to historical and contemporary urban and regional development issues and policies. Explores themes of urban economic geography, location decision-making by firms and individuals, urban land and housing...

Wolfe, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

2023 - 2024
Summer

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Rodriguez, E. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

2023 - 2024
Autumn

2023 - 2024
Winter

2023 - 2024
Spring

Noll, R. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Rosston, G. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

Wolak, F. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

Maldonado, Y. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

Nation, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

Strnad, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

PUBLPOL 308
Policymakers in the United States, whether elected or unelected, operate in a governmental system where politics pervades nearly every element of their daily activity. This course provides students with both the theory and real-world examples they...

Chen, L. (PI)
Cain, B. (PI)
Saillard, I. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
9:00 AM
10:20 AM

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Summer

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Winter

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Spring

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

2023 - 2024
Autumn

PUBLPOL 315
Qualified Public Policy students obtain employment in a relevant research or industrial activity to enhance their professional experience consistent with their degree programs. Prior to enrolling students must get internship approved by the Public...

Rosston, G. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Summer

URBANST 110
Today, for the first time in history, a majority of people live in cities. By 2050, cities will hold two-thirds of the world's population. This transformation touches everyone, and raises critical questions. What draws people to live in cities? How...

Kahan, M. (PI)
Fanthome, E. (TA)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

URBANST 113
Comparative studies in neighborhood conservation, inner city regeneration, and growth policies for metropolitan regions. Lect-disc and research focusing on case studies from North America and abroad, team urban design projects. Two Saturday class...

Glanz, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
12:00 PM
2:50 PM

URBANST 126A
This course explores ethical questions that arise in public service work, as well as leadership theory and skills relevant to public service work. Through readings, discussions, in-class activities, assignments, and guest lectures, students will...

Lobo, K. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
4:30 PM
5:50 PM

URBANST 141
Neighborhoods in the Bay Area and around the world are undergoing a transformation known as gentrification. Middle- and upper-income people are moving into what were once low-income areas, and housing costs are on the rise. Tensions between newcomers...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Wednesday
3:30 PM
5:20 PM

URBANST 148
An intensive one-week hands-on introductory seminar designed to allow students to understand and interact with all aspects of the real estate investment process, including property development, local government interplay, value creation, [deal...

Thielke, C. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 PM
3:20 PM

URBANST 163
Through case studies with a focus on the San Francisco Bay Area, guest speakers, selective readings and interactive assignments, this survey course seeks to demystify the concept of land use for the non-city planner. This introductory course will...

Rich, D. (PI)
von Borck, J. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

URBANST 164
Community-engaged learning course that exposes students to sustainability concepts and urban planning as a tool for determining sustainable outcomes in the Bay Area. The focus will be on land use and transportation planning to housing and employment...

Kos, R. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Monday
9:30 AM
12:20 PM

URBANST 169
Is water a human right or an entitlement? Who controls the water, and who should control the water, in California? Private companies? Nonprofits? Local residents? Federal, state, or local governments? This course will explore these questions in the...

McKibben, C. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

Tuesday
1:30 PM
4:20 PM

URBANST 172A
This course integrates professional planning approaches and tools with foundational and theoretical practices of recognizing and reading landscapes and working with diverse communities. Weekly modules introduce disciplines within the Urban and...

Raya, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Friday
10:30 AM
1:20 PM

URBANST 173
Applies the principles of economic analysis to historical and contemporary urban and regional development issues and policies. Explores themes of urban economic geography, location decision-making by firms and individuals, urban land and housing...

Wolfe, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
10:30 AM
11:50 AM

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2023 - 2024
Autumn

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

2023 - 2024
Winter

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

McAdam, D. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Griggs, G. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Litvak, L. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 194
For Urban Studies majors only. Students organize an internship in an office of a government agency, a community organization, or a private firm directly relevant to the major. Reading supplements internship. Paper summarizes internship experience and...

Edwards, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Autumn

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Winter

URBANST 201A
Restricted to Urban Studies majors. Students work at least 80 hours with a supervisor, establish learning goals, and create products demonstrating progress. Reflection on service and integration of internship with senior research plans. Must be...

Kahan, M. (PI)

2023 - 2024
Spring