Summer Courses :: 2016

The following courses are available for Summer 2016:

HTC2200: Urbanism History & Theory Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:15-10:15pm
This course can be used to fulfill a History/Theory Elective

This course introduces historical and theoretical readings and examples of urban design. It is concerned with the formation of the discipline as well as understanding the main theories and concepts related to the current thinking on urbanism.

The impetus of the course is to acquaint students with the economic, social, political, environmental and cultural processes and factors that affect the design of contemporary cities through lectures, readings, in-class discussions and documentation of case studies that best represents the current issues involved in the understanding of urban environments.

The seminar will enable students to develop a holistic view of the city and the field of urban design in relation to architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, geography, sociology and cultural and historical disciplines.

SSH1099 Independent Study Seminar: Please note this course is being offered online
This course can be used to fulfill your SSH1099 requirement if you matriculated in Fall 2013 or after. For students who entered the BAC before Fall 2013, please consult with your academic advisor as this course does have the potential to fulfill one of your Liberal Studies electives.

This advanced course offers students the opportunity to develop a semester-long independent research project in a supportive and structured environment. Projects may use a variety of methods, from bibliographical investigation to community-based explorations. Seminar activities focus on maturing students' self-directed learning habits and abilities, encouraging intellectual exchange among peers.