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GENERAL INFORMATION
ACADEMIC UNITS
COURSES
PERSONNEL
REFERENCE

GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
Calendar 6-7
Undergraduate Education 8-
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UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
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Graduate Education 28-
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Student Life 46-
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Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid 59-
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Degrees and Certificates 70-
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ACADEMIC UNITS

Architecture 72-
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Arts & Sciences, AMST-IT 77-
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Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
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Business Administration 176-
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Education
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Engineering 208-
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Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Studies 217-
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Health Sciences and Social Welfare 226
Interdisciplinary Programs 227-
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Law 234-
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Medicine 237-
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Nursing 256-
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Ocean and Earth Science and Technology 267-
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Outreach College 285-
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Public Health 289-
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ROTC Programs 293-
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Social Work
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Travel Industry Management 298-
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Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources 304-
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Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units  478-
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COURSES

Overview 325
A - E 326-
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F - N 379-
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O - Z 427-
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PERSONNEL

Administration 484-
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Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
Faculty 486-
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Emeriti Faculty 511-
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Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
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REFERENCE

Appendix 528-
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Glossary 533-
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Colleges of Arts and Sciences
Urban and Regional Planning

College of Social Sciences
Social Sciences 107
2424 Maile Way
Honolulu, HI 96822
Tel: (808) 956-7381
Fax: (808) 956-6870
E-mail: idwp@hawaii.edu
Web: www.durp.hawaii.edu

Faculty
*K. E. Kim, PhD (Chair)-planning theory, planning methods, infrastructure planning, and alternative tourism planning
*M. Douglass, PhD-regional and rural development planning, urbanization and national development, international and local development on Pacific rim and in Asia
*P. Flachsbart, PhD-planning methods and models, environmental planning, energy, land use planning, and urban transportation planning
*R. Kwok, PhD-urbanization in China, East Asian development, spatial planning and urban design, development and regional economics
*G. K. Lowry, PhD-alternative dispute resolution, coastal management, planning theory, and community-level planning
*L. Minerbi, Dott Arch, MUP-comparative urbanism, settlement planning, environmental planning, urban design, community development, planning with indigenous people, and Pacific Island planning
*K. Suryanata, PhD-political ecology, agriculture, rural development in Asia, environment and development, community-based resource management
*K. Umemoto, PhD-community planning, planning theory, social theory, social policy, community economic development, and race in ethnic relations 

Cooperating Graduate Faculty
D. L. Callies, JD-land use management and control, intergovernmental relations
M. Chapman, PhD-population studies
L. Cox, PhD-agricultural and resource economics
A. B. Etherington, MA-housing, community services in developing countries of Southeast Asia
D. Foley, PhD-strategies of citizen participation, communications, community development
M. Hamnett, PhD-anthropology
N. Lewis, PhD-geography of health and disease, marine resource utilization and management, and women in development
J. M. McCutcheon, PhD-social, cultural, and urban history
M. McDonald, PhD-agricultural change, social theory, political geography, Japan
D. Neubauer, PhD-political analysis, appraisal of health care delivery systems and policy discourse, alternative economic development, and political economy in Hawai'i
L. H. Nitz, PhD-public policy and political economics
C. Papacostas, PhD-transportation engineering and design
S. Rab, PhD-architecture history and theory
M. Tehranian, PhD-communications planning
W. Wood, PhD-international public health planning
S. Yeh, PhD-housing, urban sociology, development planning
W. H. R. Yeh, MArch-architectural and urban design

Affiliate Graduate Faculty
J. Fox, PhD-land use, forest resources and management, geographical information systems and spatial information technology, South and Southeast Asia
M. Valencia, PhD-regional planning in Asia

*Graduate Faculty

Degree and Certificates Offered: MURP, Certificate in Planning Studies, Professional Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning

The Academic Program

Urban and regional planning (PLAN) is a dynamic field, that is still evolving. It emerged out of the convergence of two concerns: (1) the provision of urban infrastructure and (2) the initiation of social reform. While the underlying focus on community well-being continues, urban and regional planning today has broadened to include the development, implementation, and evaluation of a wide range of policies. Specifically, urban and regional planners, in both developing and developed countries, are concerned with the following:

1. The use of land in the city, in the suburbs, and in rural areas, particularly with the transition from one use to another;

2. The adverse impacts of human activities on the environment and the possible mitigation of those impacts;

3. The design of the city and the surrounding region so as to facilitate activities in which people need and want to engage;

4. The organization of settlement systems and the location of human activities in urban and regional space;

5. Identification of social needs and the design and provision of services and facilities to meet those needs;

6. The distribution of resources and of benefits and costs among people;

7. The anticipation of change and its impact on how people do and can live;

8. Participation of citizens in planning processes that affect their future; and

9. The way that choices are made, decisions implemented, and actions evaluated, and the means by which those processes can be improved in urban and regional areas.

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning takes a multidisciplinary approach to planning education, recognizing in particular the important contributions to planning that can be made by the social and natural sciences and by the architectural, public health, social work, and civil engineering professions; emphasizes extensive community involvement; engages in research that focuses on application of planning methodologies and implementation of planning endeavors; recognizes the close relationship between urban and regional planning and politics; acknowledges the difficulty of resolving the value differences that lie at the heart of most planning problems; and appreciates both the importance and the elusiveness of critical concepts, such as "the public interest," to urban and regional planning.

UH Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) graduates, of whom there are about 250, hold planning and related positions in a variety of public agencies, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, and private firms in Hawai'i, on the continental United States, and in the Asia Pacific region.

Accreditation

The department is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board.


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