Urban Planning

Description
The urban planning concentration introduces students to the field of urban planning. Students can select courses that include administration, comprehensive planning, computer and analytical methods, planning law, public-policy formulation, site planning, socioeconomic and environmental analysis or urban design. Many students continue to specialize in planning at the graduate level. Students in urban planning are exposed to the theories, methods, and practices of the profession.

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.

Introduction Core 3 Hours

PUP 301 Introduction to Urban Planning, L (3)

Electives 15 Hours Required
9 Hours must be Upper Division Hours
Choose elective courses from the following:

PUP 190 Sustainable Cities, (HU or SB) & G (3) (Credit is allowed for only PUP 190 or SOS 111)

PUP 200 Cities in Cinema, HU & H & G (3)

PUP 363 History of Planning (3) (Prerequisite(s): PUP 301 with C or better)

PUP 410 Public Participation in Planning (3) (Prerequisite(s): PUP 301 with C or better)

PUP 412 History of the City, (L or HU) & H (3) (Prerequisites: 45 completed hours; Credit for APH 414 or PUP 412 only)

PUP 420 Theory of Urban Design, HU (3) (Prerequisite(s): PUP 301 with C or better)

PUP 425 Urban Housing Analysis (3) (Prerequisites: 45 hours; Students who have credit for PUP 525 may not enroll in PUP 425)

PUP 430 Transportation Planning and the Environment (3)

PUP 432 Planning and Development Control Law (3) (Prerequisite(s): PUP 301 with C or better)

PUP 433 Zoning Ordinances, Subdivision Regulations, and Building Codes (3)

PUP 436 City Structure and Planning (3)

PUP 442 Environmental Planning (3) (Prerequisite(s): PUP 301 with C or better)

PUP 444 Preservation Planning (3)

PUP 445 Women and Environments, C (3) (Prerequisites: Must be Junior or Senior. Students with credit for PUP 527, may not enroll in PUP 444

PUP 452 Ethics and Theory in Planning, L (3)

PUP 465 Sustainable Urbanism (3) (Prerequisites: Credit allowed for SOS 465, PUP 465 or PUP 565 only. Minimum 45 earned hours. Sustainability majors/students in a sustainability concentration: SOS 110; SOS 111(or PUP 190) with C or better.)

PUP 484 Internship (1-12)

PUP 485 International Field Studies in Planning, G (3) (Prerequisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only GCU 485 or GPH 485 or LAP 485 or POR 485 or PUP 485 or 585)

PUP 494 Special Topics (1-4)

 

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Tempe

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAPUPEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

480‐965‐7533
geoplan@asu.edu
COOR 5671

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