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Housing Studies Minor

DHA Housing Studies
College of Design
  • Program Type: Undergraduate minor related to major
  • Requirements for this program are current for Spring 2012
  • Required credits in this minor: 15
See major description for more information.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Minor Requirements
Minor Courses
HSG 1461 - Introduction to Housing (3.0 cr)
HSG 2463 - Housing and Community Development (3.0 cr)
Take 3 or more course(s) from the following:
· HSG 4461 - Housing Development and Management (4.0 cr)
· HSG 4465 - Housing in a Global Perspective (3.0 cr)
· HSG 3482 - Sustainable Housing: Community, Environment, and Technology [TS] (3.0 cr)
· HSG 5463 - Housing Policy (3.0 cr)
· HSG 4467W - Housing and the Social Environment [WI] (4.0 cr)
· HSG 5464 - Understanding Housing: Assessment and Analysis (3.0 cr)
· HSG 5481 - Promoting Independence in Housing and Community (3.0 cr)
· HSG 5484 - Rural Housing Issues (3.0 cr)
 
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HSG 1461 - Introduction to Housing
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Physical, social, economic, and psychological aspects of housing. Housing as process/product for the individual, family, and community. Impacts of federal, state, and local governmental policies and economic trends.
HSG 2463 - Housing and Community Development
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Meaning/significance of neighborhood/community, residential neighborhood change, impact of housing on neighborhood conditions. Gentrification, displacement, racial segregation, suburbanization, community-based revitalization.
HSG 4461 - Housing Development and Management
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Prerequisites: [[1461 or DHA 1461], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or grad student or #
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Housing development process/financing. Management of multifamily housing. Emphasizes housing for low-income families/specific populations (e.g., older residents). prereq: [[1461 or DHA 1461], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or grad student or instr consent
HSG 4465 - Housing in a Global Perspective
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
Demographic changes, economic connections, and public policies for housing around the world. Sustainable development, rural-to-urban migration, land distribution, economic globalization, and civil conflict and war. prereq: [[2401 or DHA 2401], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or grad student or instr consent
HSG 3482 - Sustainable Housing: Community, Environment, and Technology (TS)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00708
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Effects of people and their homes on the environment. Energy/resource efficiency, environmental responsibility, occupant health. Affordability issues. Design, construction, renovation, retrofitting, landscaping. Options for lighting, weatherization, water use, emissions, waste reduction, recycling, air quality, hazardous materials, and housing growth.
HSG 5463 - Housing Policy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: 00988
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Institutional/environmental settings that make up housing policy in the United States. Competing ideas about solving housing problems through public intervention in the market. Federal/local public sector responses to housing problems. prereq: [[2401 or DHA 2401], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or instr consent
HSG 4467W - Housing and the Social Environment (WI)
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Housing choices in context of social environment. Emphasizes special needs of elderly, disabled, minorities, large families, female-headed households, and low-income households. Students conduct a post-occupancy evaluation of housing. prereq: 2401 or DHA 2401 or instr consent
HSG 5464 - Understanding Housing: Assessment and Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Analytical design applied to analysis/presentation of housing/housing-related data. Use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to display, analyze, and communicate spatial data related to housing. prereq: [[2401 or DHA 2401], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or instr consent
HSG 5481 - Promoting Independence in Housing and Community
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Housing, work, and community environments as they relate to aging and managing disabilities. Principles of home modification, universal design, livable communities, and assistive technology to support individuals/families. prereq: [[2401 or DHA 2401], [jr or sr or grad student]] or instr consent
HSG 5484 - Rural Housing Issues
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
Housing issues for non-metropolitan places, small towns, and rural areas. Housing needs and policy implications for rural residents. Economic development strategies for housing availability, adequacy, and affordability. prereq: [[2401 or DHA 2401], [2463 or DHA 2463]] or instr consent