City Urban Community and Regional Planning Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to function as professional planners. Includes instruction in principles of architecture; master plan development; service, communications, and transportation systems design; community and commercial development; zoning; land use planning; applied economics; policy analysis; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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City Urban Community and Regional Planning Major

What Courses Do City Urban Community and Regional Planning Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for City Urban Community and Regional Planning majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Architectural Principles
  • Drafting
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Management