US / UPP 130

Chicago River Walk

Principles of Urban Sustainability

Introduces students to fundamental principles, interdisciplinary approaches, historical trends, policies and planning programs that promote sustainability in urban regions. This course builds on UIC’s core urban strengths and addresses a critical priority for cities today. With sustainability as a motivating force, cities move center  stage as the key locales for the development and implementation of sustainable systems and  protection of resources.US Society course. Instructor for Spring 2020 - Dr. Elizabeth A. Kocs. Contact instructor at for more information.