PLAN - Urban and Regional Planning

Offered By:
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arts

Below are the courses available from the PLAN code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

PLAN 210 - Introductory Planning History and Practice View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Not available to students with credit in HGP 210.


PLAN 211 - Introduction to Design Fundamentals for Planners View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Prerequisites: HGEO 100 or HGP 100. Not available for students with credit in HGP 211.


PLAN 310 - Land Use Planning and Policy View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The development and interpretation of plans, zoning, policy, and bylaws. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210 and PLAN 211 or HGP 211. Not available for students with credit in HGP 310. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 315 - Community Planning and Engagement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Planning in the community context, including methods of public consultation and community-based development are examined. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available for students with credit in HGP 315.


PLAN 316 - Planning Law View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Includes an introduction to the legal basis for planning in Alberta and other provinces. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available for students with credit in HGP 316. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 317 - Planning Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Historical and contemporary planning theory and its influence on the practice of planning. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available for students with credit in HGP 317. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 355 - Environmental Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-1S-0)

Introduction to issues in policy making, planning and management related to human interaction with the physical environment. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available to students with credit in HGP 355.


PLAN 399 - Research Methods in Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Collection and analysis of data for social research in urban and regional planning. Research design and sampling procedures. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are explored. Fieldwork required. Prerequisites: PLAN 210 or HGP 210. Not available for students with credit in HGP 399.. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 410 - Professional Planning Practice and Ethics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The professional practice of planning is covered including the role of planners in society and professional ethics for planners. Prerequisite: PLAN 310 or HGP 310. Not available for students with credit in HGP 410. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 412 - Finance for Planners View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to municipal finances and the development process as it relates to the Planning profession. Prerequisite: ECON 101. Not available for students with credit in HGP 412. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 470 - Geographical Information Systems for Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-1)

The application of spatial analytic tools for the purposes of urban and regional planning. Prerequisite: EAS 221. Not available for students with credit in HGP 470 or HGEO 470.


PLAN 485 - Advanced Topics in Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Exploring planning theories in the context of contemporary events phenomena. Prerequisite or Corequisite: PLAN 310 or HGP 310. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.


PLAN 495 - Planning Studio View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Practical study of community planning processes, development or redevelopment projects, or other relevant case studies. Field Work Required. Prerequisites: PLAN 310 or HGP 310. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students. Not available for students with credit in HGP 495. Restricted to Planning Major and Planning Specialization students.


PLAN 499 - Planning Field School View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in Urban and Regional Planning, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Prerequisite: PLAN 210 or HGP 210 and Consent of Instructor. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. This course may require the payment of additional fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


PLAN 499A - Planning Field School View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in Urban and Regional Planning, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Prerequisite: PLAN 210 or HGP 210 and Consent of Instructor. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. This course may require the payment of additional fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


PLAN 499B - Planning Field School View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 10-15 D)

Intensive field or practical study in Urban and Regional Planning, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Prerequisite: PLAN 210 or HGP 210 and Consent of Instructor. Topics vary; may be taken more than once for credit provided no topic is repeated. This course may require the payment of additional fees. Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.


PLAN 500 - Planning for Resilient Cities and Regions View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The role of adaptive and resilience oriented planning to contribute to the development of regions that can sustain themselves and prosper through change and uncertainty. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 501 - Planning for Northern Regions and Resource Communities View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The practice of planning for and in northern regions and resource communities. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 503 - Master's Project Proposal View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Supervised development of a literature review and project proposal examining resilience in northern and resource communities. Course is pass/fail. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 505 - Master's Major Project View Available Classes

★ 6 (fi 12)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Completion of major project including development of major outputs identified by committee. Course is pass/fail. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 505A - Master's Major Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Completion of major project including development of major outputs identified by committee. Course is pass/fail. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 505B - Master's Major Project View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 12)(VAR, 3-0-0)

Completion of major project including development of major outputs identified by committee. Course is pass/fail. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 506 - Master's Planning Internship View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Internship with employer followed by reflective exercises on experience in workplace. Course is pass/fail. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 510 - Physical Planning and Design Fundamentals View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The development and interpretation of plans, zoning, policy, and bylaws. The introduction of design fundamentals for planners. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 511 - Professional Practice and Ethics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The professional practice of planning is covered including the role of planners in society and professional ethics for planners. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 512 - Advanced Finance for Planners View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An introduction to municipal finances and the development process as it relates to the planning profession. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 515 - Community Planning and Engagement View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Planning in the community context, including methods of public consultation and community-based development. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 516 - Planning Law View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Includes an introduction to the legal basis for planning in Alberta and other provinces. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 517 - Advanced Planning Theory View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

An examination of planning theories and theories from other disciplines and their influence on the practice of planning. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 520 - Directed Study in Urban and Regional Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 520A - Directed Study in Urban and Regional Planning View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 520B - Directed Study in Urban and Regional Planning View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(VAR, 0-3S-0)

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 555 - Advanced Environmental Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Issues in policy making, planning and management related to human interaction with the physical environment. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 570 - Advanced GIS for Planners View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 2-0-1)

The application of spatial analytic tools to planning topics. Assignments impart technical aspects through hands-on experience with commercial and in-house spatial analysis software. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department.


PLAN 585 - Advanced Topics in Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Exploring planning theories in the context of contemporary events phenomena. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar. Prerequisite: consent of Department. Variable content course which may be repeated if topic(s) vary.


PLAN 595 - Advanced Planning Studio View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Practical study of community planning processes, development or redevelopment projects, or other relevant case studies relating to resilience in northern and resource communities. Fieldwork required. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 598 - Advanced Research Methods and Analysis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Collection and analysis of data for social research in planning in northern and resource communities. Research design and sampling procedures. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are explored. Fieldwork may be required. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PLAN 599 - Advanced Practical Field Study in Planning View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Intensive field or practical study in Planning, typically as part of a team working off-campus. Details and areas of study may vary from year to year; consult the department about current offerings, fees and timing. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.