Fall Semester First Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 500 Planning Diagnostic Exam
0
PLAN 613 Qualitative Methods and Social Justice
3
PLAN 620 Human Impact Analysis
2
PLAN 626 Human Settlements
1
PLAN 695 Capstone Research Methods 1
1
PLAN 696 Capstone Research Methods 2
1
PLAN 697 Capstone Research Methods 3
1
PLAN 630 OR 632 ACS Studio
3
ACS Elective 3
Total Credits 15
Spring Semester First Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 604 Advanced Planning Theory
3
PLAN 621 Environmental Impact Analysis
1
PLAN 625 Planning Law 3
PLAN 627 Ecology of Planning
1
PLAN 628 Economics of Planning
1
PLAN 690 Portfolio Review
0
ACS Elective 3
Total Credits 12
Summer Semester First Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PLAN 691 Summer Internship
0
Fall Semester Second Year
Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
CRPR 698, RES 697, or THES 698 Creative Project, Research Paper, or Thesis 3-6
PLAN 699 Planning Comprehensive Examination 0
ACS Elective 3
Total Credits 6-9

Area of Concentrated Study (ACS) Choose one track and an elective.
Sustainable and Comprehensive Planning Core: Urban Land-Use Planning (PLAN 521) Urban Transportation Planning (PLAN 531) or Public Facilities Planning (PLAN 539) Studio: Comprehensive Planning (PLAN 630) Community/Economic Development Core: Introduction to Community Development and Enterprise Planning (PLAN 585) Methods of Public Interest Development (PLAN 586) Studio: Community Development and Enterprise Planning (PLAN 632) Electives may include Introductory and Advanced GIS for Urban Planning, Introduction to Multiculturalism as a Planning Context, International Planning, Grant Procurement and Administration for Planners, Urban Environmental Planning, and others. Ask for the ACS sheet for full details on both ACS courses and creating your own student-directed ACS.