Minor in Community and Regional Planning - Graduate

CRP Minor

Interested in a Minor in Community and Regional Planning for Master or Doctoral-level studies? See below for more details.

For Master-Level Graduate Students

Master-level graduate students at the University of Nebraska wishing to complete a minor in Community and Regional Planning must complete nine CRPL credit hours. A minor for the master’s degree under any option must consist of at least 9 credit hours and may be taken in any one department or interdepartmental area that has been approved to offer a major leading to a master’s degree. In addition, the minor may, in certain departments, be completed in a subdivision of the administrative department. Approved fields of study, which may be selected within each administrative department, must be approved by the Graduate Council for use as a minor.

All credit hours in the Community and Regional Planning minor must be graded with letter grades. In accordance with policies of the UNL Office of Graduate Studies, a grade of B is passing. Receiving a C in any of the courses to be counted toward a minor will require the student to pass a comprehensive examination in the minor.

MCRP minor for master-level students (9 credit hours required)

At least nine credit hours total from the following three categories are required for the minor.

CRPL 800 "Introduction to Planning" (3 credit hours)

Must be included.  If the student has previously completed this course at the 400-level, another core course or elective course from the MCRP program should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

 

A second course from the following MCRP core curriculum

Must be included.  This course should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

  • CRPL 802 Planning Theory (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 804 Legal Aspects of Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 810 Qualitative Techniques for Planners (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 830 Planning with GIS (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 840 Planning Methods and Analysis (3 credit hours)

A third course from the MCRP program (not necessarily from the core curriculum)

Must be included. This course should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

  • CRPL 832 Advanced Spatial Analysis with GIS (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 833 GIS in Environmental Design and Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 862 Urban Design (Currently listed as CRPL 895) (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 861 Land Use and Transportation Planning (Currently listed as CRPL 895) (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 864 Urban Design: Research and Practices  (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 867 Active and Healthy Community Development (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 870 Environmental Planning and Policy (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 871 Environmental Impact Assessment (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 872 Hazard Mitigation Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 895 Selected Topics in Community and Regional Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 896 Special Problems in Community and Regional Planning (3 credit hours)

For doctoral-level graduate students

Doctoral-level graduate students at the University of Nebraska wishing to complete a minor in Community and Regional Planning must complete fifteen CRPL credit hours. A minor for the doctoral degree must include at least 15 credit hours with 6 hours in courses open exclusively to graduate students (900 level or 800 level without an undergraduate level counterpart). It may be taken in any department that has been approved to offer a major leading to a master’s degree. In addition, the minor for the doctorate in certain departments may be completed in a subdivision of the administrative department. Approved fields of study, which may be selected within each administrative department, must be approved by the Graduate Council for use as a minor.

All credit hours in the Community and Regional Planning minor must be graded with letter grades. In accordance with policies of the UNL Office of Graduate Studies, a grade of B is passing. Receiving a C in any of the courses to be counted toward a minor will require the student to pass a comprehensive examination in the minor.

MCRP minor for doctoral-level students (15 credit hours required)
At least fifteen credit hours total from the following three categories are required for the minor.

CRPL 800 "Introduction to Planning" (3 credit hours)
Must be included. If the student has previously completed this course at the 400-level, another core course or elective course from the MCRP program should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

Two courses from the following MCRP core curriculum
Must be included. This course should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

  • CRPL 802 Planning Theory (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 804 Legal Aspects of Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 810 Qualitative Techniques for Planners (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 830 Planning with GIS (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 840 Planning Methods and Analysis (3 credit hours)

Two courses from the MCRP program (not necessarily from the core curriculum)
Must be included. This course should be selected in consultation with a faculty member in the Community and Regional Planning program.

  • CRPL 832 Advanced Spatial Analysis with GIS (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 833 GIS in Environmental Design and Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 862 Urban Design (Currently listed as CRPL 895) (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 861 Land Use and Transportation Planning (Currently listed as CRPL 895) (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 864 Urban Design: Research and Practices (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 867 Active and Healthy Community Development (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 870 Environmental Planning and Policy (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 871 Environmental Impact Assessment (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 872 Hazard Mitigation Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 895 Selected Topics in Community and Regional Planning (3 credit hours)
  • CRPL 896 Special Problems in Community and Regional Planning (3 credit hours)

Contact Info

College of Architecture
210 Architecture Hall
Lincoln NE 68588-0107
USA
402-472-7943
( On-campus, 2-7943 )