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Course Information for Fall 2021:

Unless noted in the Schedule of Classes, all USP Courses are scheduled to run synchronously and in-person starting Fall 2021.


USP 165B. Advanced Special Topics: Sustainable Communities Israel Exchange Instructor: Mor Shilon

Day/Time: Thursdays 11:00am-1:50pm

Section ID: 058823



The application for this program can be found at 
Students should click on the TritonsAbroad tab on the top left the navigation bar. They will be prompted to enter their SSO credentials.


USP 189. Special Topics: Gender, Race, and Place (Section ID 55711): 

Instructor: Mirle Rabinowitz-Bussell 

Day/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-4:50pm

Section ID: 055711

This course considers the ways in which race and gender intersect in the urban planning arena in areas such as design, policy, grassroots advocacy and community development. The course has two foci. The first part of the course will provide a historical overview of the spatial and social development of American cities from the vantage points of gender and Black, Indidgenous, and people of color (BIPOC). The second part of the course will explore the ways in which contemporary urban planning policies and design decisions intersect with gender and race.