Explores topics of current interest in planning. Looks at the development and social consequences of the neighborhood movement, forms of municipal and regional governments, regional settlement patterns, and new communities. Introduces selected methods from the social sciences used by planners and urban designers. Prereqs., ENVD 1102, 1104, 2003. Coreqs., ENVD 2120, 3124. Prerequisites: Requires prerequisite courses of ENVD 1102, ENVD 1104, and ENVD 2003. Restricted to Environmental Design majors only.