Not too easy. Not too difficult.
Personally, the class gives very insightful information about countries all over the world and every week, we have to look up links regarding the region were studying that week and find news regarding a certain city which allows us to obtain more information on areas all around the world.
The textbook, despite being quite lengthy per chapter, gives vital information (on top of the fact that the book was just recently published so the information is current) and allows the student to get a deeper understanding of the urban issues going on worldwide.
Hours per week:
Advice for students:
Remember to follow the directions given in the course handbook if you want full credit on assignments. The chapter quizzes can all be found in the book if you read it. There is 1 group project per module and you only do 1 project the whole semester and it isn't hard.