Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The aim of the undergraduate program is to train planners who can perceive holistic relationships, develop alternative views (utopian/realist) on how to transform these relationships and produce creative designs for the future and who possess the ability

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP101 PLANNING STUDIO I 8 4 8 9.0
CRP105 ORIGINS OF URBANISM AND THE PROCESS OF URBANISATION 3 3 0 4.0
CRP111 INTRODUCTION TO CITY AND PLANNING 3 3 0 4.0
MATH125 BASIC MATHEMATICS I 4 3 2 5.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP102 PLANNING STUDIO II 8 4 8 9.0
CRP106 URBAN SOCIOLOGY 3 3 0 4.0
CRP112 INTRODUCTION TO PLANNING:CREATIVE THINKING FOR PLANNERS 3 2 2 6.0
CRP146 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS IN PLANNING 3 2 2 4.0
MATH126 BASIC MATHEMATICS II 4 3 2 5.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP201 PLANNING STUDIO III 8 4 8 10.0
CRP211 THE CITY IN HISTORY I 3 3 0 5.0
CRP231 ECONOMICS FOR PLANNERS I 3 3 0 5.0
CRP290 SUMMER PRACTICE-MAPPING,TOPOGRAPHY & COMPUTER PRESENT. 0 0 0 4.0
STAT201 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY &STAT. I 3 3 0 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP202 PLANNING STUDIO IV 8 4 8 10.0
CRP212 THE CITY IN HISTORY II 3 3 0 5.0
CRP234 ECONOMICS FOR PLANNERS II 3 3 0 5.0
CRP242 URBAN GEOGRAPHY 3 3 0 4.0
STAT202 INTRODUCTION TO PROBABILITY &STAT.II 3 3 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP301 PLANNING STUDIO V 8 4 8 10.0
CRP351 URBAN TRANSPORT PLANNING 3 3 0 5.0
CRP371 PLANNING TECHNIQUES 3 3 0 5.0
CRP382 LEGAL AND ASPECTS OF PLANNING 3 3 0 5.0
CRP390 SUMMER PRACTICE: GIS APPLICATIONS 0 0 0 4.0
Any 2 of the following set ..
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK303 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP302 PLANNING STUDIO VI 8 4 8 10.0
CRP341 URBAN ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5.0
CRP372 PLANNING THEORY 3 3 0 5.0
CRP392 URBAN CONSERVATION PLANNING 3 3 0 4.0
ENVE330 PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENG. 3 3 0 5.0
Any 2 of the following set ..
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK304 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP401 PLANNING STUDIO VII 8 4 8 10.0
CRP409 URBAN POLITICS 3 3 0 4.0
CRP470 PRINCIPLES OF HOUSING 3 3 0 6.0
CRP490 SUMMER PRACTICE:MUNICIPAL,PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PLAN.OFFICE 0 0 0 4.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CRP402 PLANNING STUDIO VIII 8 4 8 10.0
CRP404 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING 3 3 0 4.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week