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  • David Godschalk — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Navigation Faculty Emeriti Faculty David Godschalk Students Alumni Staff Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to From Required Your email address Comment A comment about this link The Department

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/people/faculty/emeritifaculty/davidgodschalk/sendto_form (2015-06-03)
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  • T. William Lester — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Faculty Emeriti Faculty T William Lester Students Alumni Staff Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to From Required Your email address Comment A comment about this link The Department

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/people/faculty/williamlester/sendto_form (2015-06-03)
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  • Emeriti Faculty — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Navigation Faculty Emeriti Faculty Students Alumni Staff Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to From Required Your email address Comment A comment about this link The Department of City

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  • Economic Development — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    thrive in the twenty first century By strategically using a variety of interventions and programs economic development planners can improve the mix of jobs and industries increase the productivity and competitiveness of existing establishments increase entrepreneurial activity better match employer skill needs with the supply of skills of the resident workforce and enhance the sustainable economic development capacity of cities and regions The scale and scope of economic development planning varies from the sketching feasibility analysis implementation and evaluation of site specific projects to the visioning articulation and programming of regional development goals policies and strategies The primary objective of the economic development focus area is to provide students with the knowledge and know how needed to perform at the cutting edge of economic development practice in this rapidly changing field We also emphasize providing a solid conceptual and methodological foundation of how and why the economies of communities and regions change Career opportunities Graduates are employed by local and state economic development agencies community development corporations CDCs and other nonprofit community based organizations quasi public economic development corporations and authorities public utility corporation private businesses engaged in development finance and private economic and planning consulting firms A number of

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/academics/masters/planning-specializations/econdevel (2015-06-03)
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  • Housing & Community Development — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    result the diversity of cities and the sense of community in neighborhoods and smaller places has given way to greater segregation separation and alienation Housing and Community Development seeks ways to increase individual empowerment economic opportunity social integration wealth building and home ownership through community revitalization in central cities older suburbs small towns and rural areas The program emphasizes affordable housing development neighborhood and downtown revitalization and commercial redevelopment Special attention is devoted to the unique assets and liabilities of low wealth inner city communities Course of study Housing and Community Development covers the development of subsidized and market rate residential and commercial properties and the revitalization of urban neighborhoods It considers these activities from the perspectives of both the public and private sectors This specialization trains professionals who will work for public non profit and private organizations to increase the supply of affordable housing and revitalize urban neighborhoods The required courses are listed below The department regularly offers a workshop course in housing and community development that often addresses topics in economic development and land use Housing Community Development PLAN 760 Real Estate Investment and Affordable Housing PLAN 761 Housing and Public Policy PLAN 763 Urban Neighborhood Revitalization LAW

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/academics/masters/planning-specializations/housingcommunity (2015-06-03)
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  • Land Use & Environmental Planning — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    the world Students work with faculty on research and planning projects and benefit from the array of courses and extraordinary resources available at UNC and other Triangle area universities at no cost including Duke s Nicholas School of the Environment and NC State University s Landscape Architecture program Many take active roles in environmental and sustainability initiatives within the department across the UNC campus and the local community and region Students gain a deep understanding of how to balance competing demands on the land and environment brought about by growth and change Career opportunities Our students go on to fulfilling careers throughout the country and around the world accepting positions in government planning departments transportation and environmental agencies private consulting firms non governmental organizations and private sector development organizations For example recent LUEP graduates hold positions at the Triangle J Council of Governments Seattle s Office of Management and Planning Georgetown University Calthorpe Associates the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources NCDENR and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA Earlier graduates hold more senior positions and include the current Director of Environmental Planning for the Atlanta Regional Commission the President of Frederick Clark Associates Consultants in Rye New York the Planning Director of the Piedmont Triad Council of Governments in Greensboro North Carolina a Partner in Burke Weaver Prell land use attorneys in Boca Raton Florida and the Executive Director of The RINCON Institute a non profit organization based in Tucson Arizona to name only a few Course of study PLAN 740 Land Use Environmental Policy PLAN 741 Land Use Environmental Planning PLAN 744 Development Environmental Management PLAN 722 Systems Thinking and Modeling for Planning 1 5 credits second half of PLAN 721 Select two of the following courses PLAN 745 Development Impact Assessment PLAN 641 Ecology

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/academics/masters/planning-specializations/landuseenviron (2015-06-03)
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  • Transportation Planning — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    This is done through coursework applied research and internships Most transportation research is conducted through the Carolina Transportation Program Rather than an engineering oriented approach to transportation planning DCRP students begin their study of transportation understanding that most travel is derived from the need to get to places Freight needs to be delivered to manufacturers retailers and consumers People travel to get to jobs shops and health clinics Then students take complementary courses at DCRP elsewhere at UNC or at NCSU or Duke at no additional charge that strengthen their interests in related areas from land development climate change and energy to safety and environmental quality The need to get to places that underscores the philosophy of the transportation specialization at DCRP One implication is that the specialization is not limited to planning for automobile travel Although the challenges and concerns of planning for automobile mobility are covered the specialization is multimodal For example in addition to the basic transportation planning courses DCRP offers courses in transit planning and pedestrian bicycle planning A second implication is that understanding the consequences of travel by different modes is paramount It is the secondary effects of transportation on land development congestion water quality air quality and personal health that will continue to guide how transportation planning practice is conducted In the transportation specialization students will understand the impacts of technology and travel patterns on other elements of the urban system Career Opportunities Students that have completed the transportation specialization now work in a variety of private and public organizations at the local regional state national and international levels Students currently work as transportation planners for municipalities and metropolitan planning organizations transit agencies specialized consulting firms foundations US and sates department of Transportation and the Inter American Development Bank and the World Bank In

    Original URL path: http://planning.unc.edu/academics/masters/planning-specializations/transpo (2015-06-03)
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  • Planning Specializations — UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
    Planning Planning Tracks Dual Degrees Other Programs Undergraduate Minor Course Listing Fall 2015 Courses PDF Spring 2015 Courses PDF GIS Library Resources Text Increase font size Decrease font size Info Send this page to someone Fill in the email address of your friend and we will send an email that contains a link to this page Address info Send to Required The e mail address to send this link to

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