Fredrick W. Wagner
Independent/tutorial study for undergraduates. Individual reading, research, fieldwork, or other special project, outlined in advance, approved by, and under the direction of, the faculty adviser most appropriate for the project proposed.
URBDP 499 B. Summer Course to French Canada. Comparative Urban Planning and Urban Design - Quebec, Canada and the U.S. Led by Dr.Fritz Wagner and Dr. Regent Cabana. We will visit three Canadian cities—Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa—where a number of professors, government officials and other urban experts will give lectures and tours. We will look at the European influence as well as the distinctive Canadian French culture of these cities that make them unique in North America.
Student learning goals
We will examine similarities and differences between U.S. and Canadian cities, with a focus on urban issues confronting communities in Quebec, Canada.
We will study the physical layout of cities, urban design, urban growth, problems related to the environment, governmental institutions, as well as historical, social and cultural factors specific to Quebec cities and Ottawa.
Students will write a paper on a topic related to urban issues encountered in Canada.
Last day to register is May 10.
General method of instruction
Travel to French Canada, June 11-18, 2013.
All juniors and seniors welcome. Grad students should register for URBDP 600 B. Estimated cost of the trip: $900-1,200 plus tuition. Students pay for own airfare, meals, lodging, ground transportation, and all personal items. $250 scholarships available for first 10 students to register. For more information, contact Professor Wagner at 206-543-7459 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Class assignments and grading