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Course ID:EDES 4270/6270. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Design Uses of Geographic Information Systems
Course
Description:
Lecture/studio in the use of geographic information systems software for the development of environmental design and land planning projects.
Athena Title:Environmental Design Uses GIS
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EDES 4280E or EDES 6280E
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4280E/6280E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environmental Design Uses of Geographic Information Systems
Course
Description:
Lecture/studio in the use of geographic information systems software for the development of environmental design and land planning projects.
Athena Title:Environmental Design Uses GIS
Equivalent Courses:Not open to students with credit in EDES 4270 or EDES 6270
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4540/6540. 3 hours.
Course Title:Ideas of Community and Place
Course
Description:
The relationship between concepts of community and the physical environments (home, village, town, city, region) that may be designed in ways that foster personal and societal commitment to community and place.
Athena Title:Ideas of Community and Place
Corequisite:LAND 6040
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4610/6610. 3 hours.
Course Title:Vernacular Architecture
Course
Description:
Vernacular or folk architecture around the world and through history. Emphasis will be on how built form is a response to natural/physical and socio-cultural determinants. Both anthropological and art historical approaches to the subject will be explored.
Athena Title:VERNACULAR ARCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4630/6630. 3 hours.
Course Title:The History and Theory of Twentieth-Century Architecture
Course
Description:
The major monuments and theories of world architecture from the early modern period to the present. Major monuments will be presented in slide lecture; theory in readings and discussions.
Athena Title:HIST 20TH CENT ARCH
Prerequisite:LAND 2520 or permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4640/6640. 3 hours.
Course Title:The History of Urban Planning
Course
Description:
Major movements and monuments in the history of urban planning. The first half of the course will cover the world from ancient times to the present; the second half will focus on America from colonial times to the present.
Athena Title:HIST URBAN PLANNING
Prerequisite:(LAND 2510 and LAND 2520) or EDES 6510 or permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES(PLAN) 4650/6650. 3 hours.
Course Title:City Planning
Course
Description:
The study of urban places. Planning processes and regulatory tools and techniques used by urban communities to achieve community goals and objectives.
Athena Title:CITY PLANNING
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 4660/6660. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environment and Behavior: Theory and Practice
Course
Description:
The interactions and relationships between people and their physical environments. Focuses on the social, behavioral, and cultural aspects of design.
Athena Title:Environment and Behavior
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 6550. 3 hours.
Course Title:History of the Built Environment I: Landscape
Course
Description:
Landscape architecture from ancient times to the present. Emphasizes the relationship between landscape architecture and culture, aesthetics, and the environment.
Athena Title:HIS BLT ENVIRNMNT I
Nontraditional Format:Students attend three hours of lecture each week and take exams, plus one additional hour of discussion each week dealing with advanced readings in the field.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 7350. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Landscape Management
Course
Description:
Landscape management techniques with an emphasis on the values of environmental conservation and historic preservation.
Athena Title:LANDSCAPE MANAGEMNT
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 7550. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Values in Environmental Design
Course
Description:
The societal values that attach cultural significance to some places but not others and the forms (scientific, literary, artistic) through which these judgements are promulgated or subverted.
Athena Title:VALUES IN ENV DES
Corequisite:LAND 7050
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8010. 4 hours.
Course Title:History and Theory in Environmental Design and Planning
Course
Description:
Provides a critical perspective of the main theoretical foundations, the history of the disciplines, and the evolution of the built environment, all of this within the evolving concept of “design.”
Athena Title:History and Theory in EDP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Research Techniques in Environmental Design and Planning
Course
Description:
An exploration of traditional and non-traditional research strategies, going beyond the traditional concepts of quantitative and qualitative research, and including emerging paradigms for design and design research. The course will introduce a range of methods of inquiry (strategies) appropriate to the discipline, but will also explore the various aspects of the process of writing a successful proposal for research.
Athena Title:Research Techniques in EDP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8030. 4 hours.
Course Title:Technology in Environmental Design and Planning
Course
Description:
Explores and critiques the rapidly expanding tools and technologies available and in development for landscape architects, planners, and historic preservationists, including analysis and visualization, advanced mapping and spatial analysis, research, design, outreach and education, communication, and implementation.
Athena Title:Technology in EDP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8060. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design Thinking and Research
Course
Description:
This seminar engages students in procedural theories and creative cognition to understand both how designers work and think to solve a complex design problem, namely design thinking/process, and its implications to design research and education for Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, and other related disciplines.
Athena Title:Design Thinking and Research
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8660. 3 hours.
Course Title:Environment and Behavior
Course
Description:
Introduces major environment-behavior theories and research methods used in Landscape Architecture, Environmental Planning, and other related fields. Readings and discussions will engage students in the complex relationship of people and the environment through a variety of settings, including streets, urban plazas, parks, cities, hospitals, nursing homes, and gardens.
Athena Title:Environment and Behavior
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8910. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Studies in Environmental Design
Course
Description:
A doctoral-level research course designed to be tailored or focused on the academic interest of the student relevant to their environmental design program. Based on a proposed abstract approved by supervising faculty, a directed research study with a publishable outcome is undertaken.
Athena Title:Special Studies
Nontraditional Format:Course is a supervised individual student-directed research study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 8990. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 12 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Environmental Design and Planning
Course
Description:
An exploration of environmental design, planning, and historic preservation topics with chosen faculty in greater depth or to pursue interests within the field as a group or an independent project with selected faculty.
Athena Title:Advanced Topics in EDP
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 9000. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 90 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Doctoral research while enrolled for the program under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:Doctoral Research
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EDES 9005. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Graduate Student Seminar
Course
Description:
Advanced supervised experience in an applied setting. This course may not be used to satisfy a student's program of study.
Athena Title:Doc Grad Stu Seminar
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:EDES 9010. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 24 hours credit.
Course Title:Project-Based Research in Environmental Design and Planning
Course
Description:
Project-focused research while enrolled in the Ph.D. degree under the direction of faculty members. This course is for students who are performing sponsored research specifically devoted toward completing project deliverables important to project sponsors that may not be directly related to Ph.D. dissertation research.
Athena Title:Proj Based Research in EDP
Nontraditional Format:Independent research or project work under the direction a faculty member.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 9020. 3 hours.
Course Title:Analysis and Issues Independent Project
Course
Description:
In-house academic platform led by faculty for students to interact with other Ph.D. students and faculty members as extensions of their individual research and scholarly training.
Athena Title:Independent Project Research
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 9030. 3 hours.
Course Title:Assessing Landscape Performance
Course
Description:
Students in this course will utilize a variety of instruments and models to quantify landscape performance metrics and suggest design and planning interventions to achieve sustainable and promote resilient development that minimizes degradation and impairment, improves environmental quality, contributes to human health and well-being, and supports a strong economy.
Athena Title:Assess Landscape Performance
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:EDES 9300. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 48 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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