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Public Planning, Participation, & Community Engagement

This course provides an overview of the role of impacted populations on the public planning processes, historical examples, and examinations of contemporary participation issues. Topics include the different public planning participation approaches, a history of planning processes, and community engagement skill development. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the functions of public participation in planning, local democracy, and community problem-solving related to environmental planning processes.


Rockingham Community College
PO Box 38
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375


Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm


336-349-9986 (fax)