Credits required for graduation: 60

  • Complete four Schoolwide Core Courses (Note: Urban Planning students take the Urban Planning Core Course URPL-GP 2660, History & Theory of Urban Planning, instead of the fifth schoolwide core course, CORE-GP 1022, Introduction to Public Policy.)
  • Choose a Specialized Elective Cluster or the International Specialization
  • Depending on your track, complete five Urban Planning Core Courses:

 Urban Planning Core for the Elective Cluster Track:

  • URPL-GP 1603, Urban Planning Methods and Practice (Fall) [Pre- or co-requisite: CORE-GP 1011]
  • URPL-GP 1605, Land Use Law (Spring)
  • URPL-GP 1620, Introduction to Urban Physical Design (Fall)
  • URPL-GP 2608, Urban Economics (Spring)
  • [Prerequisite: CORE-GP 1018; pre- or co-requisite: CORE-GP 1011]
  • URPL-GP 2660, History & Theory of Urban Planning Spring)

Urban Planning Core for the International Specialization:

  • URPL-GP 1603, Urban Planning Methods and Practice (Fall) [Pre- or co-requisite: CORE-GP 1011]
  • PADM-GP 2201, Institutions, Governance & International Development (Fall/Spring)
  • URPL-GP 2608, Urban Economics (Spring)
  • [Prerequisite: CORE-GP.1018; pre- or co-requisite: CORE-GP.1011]
  • URPL-GP 2665, Decentralized Development Planning (Fall)
  • URPL-GP 2660, History & Theory of Urban Planning (Spring)

Please note that most Urban Planning Core courses are only offered once a year. You should consult the most recent current Course Scheduleto determine if a given course is offered in a particular semester. Full-time Urban Planning students typically take two School-Wide Core and two Urban Planning Core courses in their first semester.