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Typical Course Sequence


Fall (Year 1)

  • URPL 721 Methods of Planning Analysis (3 credits)
  • URPL 741 Introduction to Planning (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)

Spring (Year 1)

  • URPL 590 Professional Practice: Pre-Workshop Module (1 credit)
  • URPL 833 Planning and the Legal System (3 credits)
  • Planning Specialization (3 credits)
  • Elective (3 credits)

Summer

  • Planning Internship n/a

Fall (Year 2)

  • UPRL 912 Planning Workshop (3 credits)
  • URPL xxx Structure and Function of Cities and Regions* (3 credits)
  • --- Planning Specialization (3 credits)
  • --- Elective (3 credits)

Spring (Year 2 )

  • URPL 781 Planning Thought and Practice (3 credits)
  • Planning Specialization (3 credits)
  • Planning Specialization (3 credits)
  • Elective (2 credits)

Degree Summary

  • Planning Core (19 credits)
  • Specialization (12 credits)
  • Electives (14 credits)
  • Total 45 credits

*Courses fulfilling the "Structure and Function of Cities and Regions" requirement are:
URPL 601 - Site Planning; URPL 731 - Introduction to Regional Planning; URPL 734 - Regional Economic Problem Analysis; URPL 751 - Introduction to Financial Planning; URPL 761 - Central City Planning: Issues and Approaches; URPL 839 – Transportation and Infrastructure Systems Planning; URPL 841 – Planning the Ecological City; URPL 844 - Housing and Public Policy.