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* WWU Global Learning Program: Summer, San Francisco- Exploring Great Cities: Neighborhood Geography and Planning
San Francisco, California, United States; (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Budget Sheets Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 05/01/2015 ** Rolling Admission 06/18/2015 06/27/2015

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Program Type: Global Learning Faculty-led
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San Francisco- Exploring Great Cities: San Francisco Neighborhood Geography and Planning

ENVS 368 Exploring Great Cities (4 credits)

Pre-departure session dates: June 15, 2015
Travel dates: June 18 – 27, 2015

Join Western faculty and students to explore neighborhoods in the San Francisco area and learn concepts and themes in urban geography and urban planning.

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Program Details

This is a field methods course examining great cities. Concepts and themes in urban geography and urban planning provide a framework for the analysis of the human environments and the forces and efforts that shape them.

This course will explore neighborhoods in the San Francisco area. Students will be introduced to key themes in urban geography and urban planning for guidance in observing and analyzing neighborhoods. Particular attention will be given to the intersection of economic, social, cultural (ethnic & subcultural identities), morphological and political dimensions of neighborhoods.

Course Highlights

  • Learn concepts and themes in urban geography and urban planning using San Francisco as your laboratory
  • Explore the economic, social, cultural, morphological and political dimensions of neighborhoods
  • Discover the sights and sounds of San Francisco

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ENVS 368 (4 credits)
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Instructor

Paul Stangl 
Paul Stangl is an Associate Professor at Western Washington University; teaching courses in the history and politics of planning, processes and methods in planning, planning for sustainable communities, planning studio and campus planning studio. Research interests include pedestrian planning, new urbanism, urban landscapes, memory and meaning, and Europe and Berlin.

Email: paul.stangl@wwu.edu
Phone: 360-650-2793
Office: Arntzen Hall 207


 

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Cost

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