USC Price School of Public Policy

Sustainable Planning Curriculum

Bachelor of Science Program

Required Courses (16 units)

  • History of Planning and Development (PPD 417) – 4 units
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (PPD 420) – 4 units
  • Sustainable Planning (PPD 461) – 4 units
  • GIS and Planning Applications (PPD 427L) – 4 units

Elective Courses (12 units) – select from the following courses

  • Visual Methods in Policy, Planning and Development (PPD 306) – 4 units
  • Urban and Regional Economics (PPD 358) – 4 units
  • Urban Transportation (PPD 360) – 4 units
  • Real Estate Fundamentals (PPD 362) – 4 units
  • Comparative Urban Development (PPD 410) – 4 units
  • Community Health (PPD 414) – 4 units
  • Designing Livable Communities (PPD 425) – 4 units
  • Local Economic Development (PPD 438) – 4 units
  • Housing and Community Development (PPD 439) – 4 units)