DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING
Mulatu Wubneh, Chairperson, 139 Rawl Annex
MA WITH PLANNING CONCENTRATION
For requirements of the master of arts in geography with a planning concentration, see the Department of Geography.
MBA WITH DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING CONCENTRATION
MBA students interested in pursuing the MBA with the development and environmental planning concentration must choose PLAN 6301, 6305 and two from the following: PLAN 6000, 6009, 6010, 6019, 6020, 6029 as electives in the MBA program. A certificate of completion will be issued by the Department of Planning.
MPA WITH PLANNING CONCENTRATION
For the requirements of the master of public administration with a planning concentration, see the Department of Political Science.
MS in industrial techn0logy with environmental planning and development concentration
For the requirements of the master of science in industrial technology with an environmental planning and development concentration, see MS in industrial technology at the beginning of School of Industry and Technology portion of Section 7 or consult the graduate coordinator in the Department of Planning.
5025. Coastal Area Planning and Management (3) 2 classroom and 3 studio hours per week. P: Consent of instructor. Conceptual approach to planning and management problems, policies, and practices in coastal area.
5035. Community Planning for Health Facilities (3) Theories, methodologies, and principles essential to establishing an effective community planning process for health facilities.
5045. Environmental Resources Planning and Management (3) P: PLAN 3010 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Frame of reference for studying natural resources for purpose of development.
5065. Land Use Planning (3) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. Social, economic, physical, and environmental aspects of urban land use and planning. Other tools for effective planning.
5121, 5131. Problems in Planning (2,3) (5131:WI) 3 hours per week per credit hour. P: Consent of instructor. Analysis of specific problem in planning to be approved prior to registration.
5985. Historic Preservation Planning (3) Same as HIST 5985 Historic preservation planning. Examination of theoretical, legal, historical, and design bases of preservation planning.
6000. Seminar in Urban Planning (3) Critical analysis of urban planning process as related to future development of urban areas.
6009. Research in Urban Planning (3) Advanced course involves research problems of increasing complexity.
6010. Seminar in Regional Planning (3) Detailed analysis and discussion of advanced regional planning concepts and methods.
6018, 6028, 6038. Internship in Planning (1,2,3) May count maximum of 3 s.h. P: Undergraduate degree in PLAN or equivalent; 6 s.h. of graduate PLAN courses; undergraduate planning degree or its equivalent or a minimum of 12 s.h. of graduate work in planning prior to registering for an internship. Supervised internship experience with professional planning personnel in approved agency/organization.
6019. Research in Regional Planning (3) Advanced course in regional planning involving research problems of increasing complexity.
6020. Seminar in Environmental Planning (3) P: Consent of adviser and instructor. Environmental concepts and their relationship to various planning and management scenarios. Environmental issues, policies, strategies, tasks, and plans.
6029. Research in Environmental Planning (3) P: PLAN 6020; consent of instructor. Specific problem in environmental planning and management under direct supervision of planning graduate faculty member.
6301. GIS and CAD Application for Planning (3) P: Consent of instructor. Theories, models, and techniques for spatial data management, decision support, and design. CAD, GIS, and spatial quantitative methods for effective development and environmental planning.
6305. Developmental Planning and the Environment (3) P: PLAN 6301 or consent of instructor. Process of planning for development of sites. Environmental limitations and constraints, environmental regulations, and site design standards.