INI235H1: A Multidisciplinary Introduction to Urban Studies I: Theoretical Foundations of City Building

Previous Course Number: 
INI235Y1
Hours: 
24L

Focuses on the theoretical foundations of urbanization, urban change, and city building, with particular attention on global urban growth, history of contemporary urbanization, urban planning, governance, built form, and economic development. These topics are explored through a multidisciplinary lens, with an emphasis on understanding urban transitions over time and their meaning for contemporary urban experience.

Prerequisite: 

Completion of 4.0 FCEs, including 1.0 FCEs from one of the following four course groups. Economics: ECO101H1, ECO102H1, ECO105Y1; Geography: GGR101H1, GGR107H1, GGR112H1, GGR124H1; Political Science: POL101Y1, POL101H1, POL106H1, POL107H1, POL109H1, POL214Y1; Sociology: SOC100H1, SOC150H1.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)