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New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering    
 
    
 
  Jan 16, 2018
 
2013-2014 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HI-UY 2724 Urban Environmental History

4 Credits
This course will examine the development of cities, primarily in North America, the evolution of the technologies used for that development, and their effect on the natural environment of cities and their regions, and the effects of the modernization and electrification of rural America on cities. Students will use a broad toolkit of historical methods and modes, including environmental history, social history, world history and history of technology.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year writing requirements
Note: Satisfies a humanities and social sciences elective.



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