First Year 

CAP First-Year Program

Fall Semester Second Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 203 Regional Analysis and Design Studio 4
PLAN 220 History and Theory of Planning 1
3
PLAN 261 Communication and Presentation Techniques
3
ECON 201 Elementary Microeconomics
3
POLS 237 State and Local Politics
3
Total Credits 16
Spring Semester Second Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 202 Site Planning and Design Studio
4
PLAN 221 History and Theory of Planning 2
3
PLAN 240 Planning and Private Development
3
University Core Curriculum 3
University Core Curriculum 3
Total Credits 16
Fall Semester Third Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 302 Urban and Neighborhood Analysis Studio
4
PLAN 320 Quantitative Methods for Urban Planning
4
GEOG 321 or ECON 485 Urban Geography OR Urban Economics 3
POLS 454 or ECON 345 Politics and Administration of Local Government Budgets OR Economics of Government Budgets 3
WPP 392 Writing Proficiency Exam
0
University Core Curriculum
Total Credits 17
Spring Semester Third Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 303 Economic and Development Studio
4
NREM 101 Environment and Society
3
Portfolio Review 0
University Core Curriculum 3
University Core Curriculum 3
Total Credits 13
Summer Semester Third Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 369 Planning Internship
0
Fall Semester Fourth Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 401 Field Studio
4
Planning Elective
Social Science Elective* 3
University Core Curriculum 3
Total Credits 13
Spring Semester Fourth Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 452 Urban Planning Law
3
Planning Elective 3
Planning Elective 3
University Core Curriculum 3
Total Credits 12

Bachelor of Urban Planning and Development (120 credits). The total number of credits will vary.

*Social science elective choices: SOC 242, SOC 260, ECON 311, POLS 238, POLS 370, POLS 372, NREM 303, NREM 371, PSYC 316. Planning core courses to be taken as shown here. Timing for outside core courses, University Core Curriculum, planning electives, and other courses is suggested, not mandatory. PLAN 401 meets the Tier 3 capstone requirement of the University Core Curriculum.