Class Dates
01/16/2024 to 05/03/2024
Delivered By
Online Asynchronous
Susmita Rishi
Meeting Times
Meets by Appt
Meeting Location
Distance Education

World Cities

PLAN 215 - Class Number: 15947

Global Issues and Perspectives Social Sciences


This course introduces undergraduates from a variety of disciplines to some of the major urban areas in the world, how and why they developed, what makes them unique, what it might be like to live there, and what issues they may face in achieving a sustainable future. This course gives students a way of thinking about cities in a global context that highlights both their differences and their similarities. Through lectures, text and other multi-media formats, students explore some of the main opportunities and challenges facing the inhabitants of large cities in today’s world.

  • Students majoring in Regional & Community Planning or Real Estate & Community Development, and/or those taking for Honors credit must enroll in the on-campus section.


  • Instructor Susmita Rishi's permission is required after 01/23/2024.

Student Requirements:

  • Internet access

Enrollment Dates
10/23/2023 to 01/16/2024
Enrollment Limit

Credit/Tuition Options

Credit Option Hours

Enrollments received on or after the first day of class may be assessed a $65 special handling fee.

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