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Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HSEM 4301 - Urban Data Analytics and Visualization

Credits: 3

This course introduces students to the systematic and in-depth analysis of urban data in its interdisciplinary context. Recognizing that defining this context relies on critical thinking regarding social equity, economic resilience, and environmental justice outcomes, this course explores how stakeholders conceptualize “smart” and inclusive urbanism. Accordingly, this course teaches students systematic approaches to collecting, analyzing, modeling, and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data used to inform robust urban research, inclusive planning, equitable policymaking, civic innovation, and smart governance practices. This contributes to the interdisciplinary objective of introducing students to “conceptual tools, analytical methods, and theoretical frameworks to understand complex urban environments, such as economic analysis, social science theory, and visualization tools,” with the objective of training undergraduates for a future careers in government, private sector, consulting business, non-profit sectors and/or further graduate studies in MPA-Urban Management.

Prerequisite(s): POLS 3702  or DATA 3190 /ENGT 3190  or CISM 3109 /DATA 3109  
DATA 4301