Curriculum

UEP Graduate Courses

Below are sample elective course offerings in five broad topic areas. Each course has a UEP Policy and Planning Competency Grid to help you decide which classes you might take. Not all courses are offered every semester. Visit Course Offerings to see the current semester's offerings.

Sustainable Environment
UEP 206 Planning for Low Impact Development
UEP 221 Climate Change Policy & Planning
UEP 223/NUTR 215 Fundamentals of U.S. Agriculture
UEP 224 Public Health and Built Environment
UEP 242 International Planning and Urban Policy
UEP 263 Natural Resources Policy
UEP 264 Green Urban Design
UEP 265 Corporate Management of Environmental Issues
UEP 278 Environmental Justice, Security and Sustainability
UEP 279 Water Resources Policy
UEP 281 Toxic Chemicals and Human Ecology
UEP 284 Developing Sustainable Communities
UEP 285 Food Justice: Critical Approach
UEP 286 Environmental Ethics
UEP 294-10 GMOs: Plants, Animals and Humans
UEP 294-11 Water Systems, Science, and Society (WSSS) Research Practicum

Social Justice and Community Development
UEP 194A Community Engagement: Advanced Techniques, Examples, and Outcomes (Online)
UEP 194AD Community Real Estate and Finance
UEP 213 Housing Policy
UEP 224 Public Health and Built Environment
UEP 261 Community Development
UEP 271 Community Economic Development
UEP 278 Environmental Justice, Security and Sustainability
UEP 282/CSHD 282 Social Policy for Children and Families
UEP 284 Developing Sustainable Communities
UEP 293-02 Community Practice
UEP 294-04 Planning and Urban Design
UEP 294-24 Housing, Neighborhoods, and Schools

Policy and Governance
UEP 194A Community Engagement: Advanced Techniques, Examples, and Outcomes (Online)
UEP 230 Negotiation, Mediation, Conflict Resolution
UEP 242 International Planning and Urban Policy
UEP 256 Program Evaluation
UEP 256 Program Evaluation
UEP 276 Policy Implementation and Innovation
UEP 284 Developing Sustainable Communities
UEP 293-09 Practicum
UEP 294-01 Collaboration and Partnerships
UEP 294-02 Communication and Media
UEP 294-03 Effective Organizations
UEP 294-09 Local Government Finance
UEP 294-18 Jobs that Work
UEP 294-19 Anchor Institutions

Built Environment and Design
UEP 173 Transportation Planning
UEP 194AC Cities and Urban Design
UEP 194B Planning for Pedestrians and Bicycles
UEP 200 Land Use Planning I
UEP 201 Land Use Planning II
UEP 206 Planning for Low Impact Development
UEP 224 Public Health and Built Environment
UEP 264 Green Urban Design
UEP 293-03 Retrofitting Suburbs
UEP 294-04 Planning and Urban Design
UEP 294-06 Active Transportation and Public Health

Methods and Techniques
UEP 161 Writing and Public Communication
UEP 230 Negotiation, Mediation, Conflict Resolution
UEP 232 Introduction to GIS
UEP 233 Regional Planning: Tools and Techniques
UEP 234 Qualitative Analysis for Planning and Public Policy
UEP 253 Financial Analysis & Management
UEP 256 Program Evaluation
UEP 264 Green Urban Design
UEP 293-04 Designing a Thesis
UEP 294-02 Communication and Media
UEP 294-05 Health Impact Analysis
UEP 294-09 Local Government Finance
UEP 294-13/OTS 230 Running Effective Groups: An Interdisciplinary Experience
UEP 294-22 Advanced GIS