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Examines the contribution of land use and environmental planning to the creation of livable, sustainable communities. Provides the theoretical foundation for addressing the complex challenges of sustainability within land use and environmental planning, with specific case study analysis on watershed / coastal zone management. Assignments emphasize problem analysis and decision-making and require critical and objective thinking and writing/presentation to professional standards. Topics include land use planning principles and governance, sustainable communities, ecosystem management, and public participation watershed management.