Academic Catalog

CRP105 ORIGINS OF URBANISM AND THE PROCESS OF URBANISATION

Course Code: 1210105
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. CEMLE NL UZUN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This is a course on urbanization in the past and at present. It is an introduction to basic processes of man-environment relations. Key social institutions and social relations (authority, economic, culture and identity) are analyzed. Emergence of urban life and the process of urbanization in the Western world and the Developing countries and related problems (employment, housing, migration, environment, and poverty) are stressed.