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BS IN CITY AND REGIONAL PLANNING

Academic Programs :

The department offers BS, MS, Ph.D. and professional diploma/certificate programs in City & Regional Planning. The department is in the process of getting accreditation from Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners (PCATP).

Graduate Programs:

BS In City and Regional Planning

Learning Objectives:

Following are the major objectives of the curriculum for BS in “City and Regional Planning” that are being implemented at LCWU in the light of NCRC-CRP-HEC approved curriculum

•    To inculcate and cultivate a new visionary insight among the students in the profession of City and Regional Planning to meet the challenges of the modern age and future within our context

•    To incorporate contemporary philosophies, techniques, technologies and domains of knowledge in the curriculam

•    To impart skills and knowledge to deal with the increasing number of problems and issues at urban and regional scales with futuristic approach and ground realities.

•    To equip the students with practical knowledge and experience of dealing with real life issues relating to the built environment

•    To develop entrepreneurial skills for establishing private practice in the field of City and Regional Planning

•    To impart such skills and knowledge to the CRP graduates so that they can adjust in diversified roles in public and private sectors

•    To introduce the students to the real life projects by involving them in private and public sector consultancies and internships.

•    To bring the City and Regional Planning professionals to the level of the international standards

Outcomes:

The graduates of City and Regional Planning will be associated with International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISoCaRP) for international exposure and professional practice at national and international level. Our graduates will have secure career with maximum employment opportunities at local, provincial and federal level in different ministries and departments as well as in international development agencies and private sector. The department will also assist to arrange foreign funded scholarships for brilliant and deserving students for higher education abroad.

Eligibility Criteria:

F.Sc. (Pre Engineering)/ICS/General Science (Statistics, Mathematics and Economics).
Admission is based on Open Merit. Department may conduct its own entry test/interview if required.
Entry Test of UET is acceptable, but it is not a compulsory requirement.

Scheme of Studies :
Structure of Scheme of Study

Nature of Courses

Numbers of Course

Credits Hours

Compulsory Course (No choice)

05

13

Compulsory Course

04

10

Basic Course

09

26

Foundation Course

06

17

Courses form other discipline

03

09

Major Courses

20

59

Project

 

06

 

Total Credits

134

Year-I
Semester-I

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-106

Functional English

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101/CC/Phil-101

Islamic Education/Ethics (For Non Muslim)

2(2+0)

Maj/CRP-101

Introduction to City & Regional Planning

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-102

Technical Drawing & Computer Aided  Design

3(1+2)

Min/SW-103

Sociology

3(3+0)

Maj/CRP-103

Introduction to Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

17

Semester-II

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng -107

Communication Skills-I

3(3+0)

Maj/CRP-104

History of Urban Planning

2(2+0)

Maj/CRP-105

Surveying

3(1+2)

CC/Stat -203

Applied Statistics

2(2+0)

Min/ Eco-103

Economics

3(3+0)

Maj/CRP-106

Transportation Engineering

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-107

Mapping & Remote Sensing 

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

19

Year-2
Semester-III

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng -202

Technical Report Writing

3 (1+2)

Maj/CRP-201

Transportation Planning

3 (2+1)

Maj/CRP-202

Architectural Design

3(1+2)

Maj/CRP-203

Planning Legislation

3(3+0)

Maj/CRP-204

Professional Practice for Planners

2(2+0)

Min/Geo-203

Applied Geography

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

17

 Semester-IV

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/PS-102

Pakistan Studies

2(2+0)

EC/Math-301

Basic Mathematics

2(2+0)

Maj/CRP-205

Information Technology & Database Management

3(1+2)

Maj/CRP-206

Housing & Urban Development

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-207

Environmental Planning & Management

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-208

Planning Surveys

3(1+2)

 

Total Credits

16

Year-3
Semester-V

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/CRP-301

Environmental Engineering

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-302

Site Planning & Landscape Design

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-303

Urban Renewal & Conservation

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-304

Infrastructure Planning & Management

2(1+1)

Maj/CRP-305

GIS Analysis & Applications in Planning

3(1+2)

Maj/CRP-306

Hazards & Disaster Management

3(2+1)

 

Total Credits

17

 Semester-VI

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/CRP-307

Planning of New Towns

4(2+2)

Maj/CRP-308

Rural Planning

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-309

Urban Design

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-310

GIS Development

2(1+1)

Maj/CRP-311

Construction Technology

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-312

Sustainable Development & Community Empowerment

2(1+1)

 

Total Credits

17

Year-4
Semester-VII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/CRP-401

Master Planning-I

4(2+2)

Maj/CRP-402

Financial Planning & Budgeting

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-403

Land Use & Building Control

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-404

Project Planning & Management

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-405

Research Methods

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-409*

Project

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Total Credits

16

Semester-VIII

Course No

Course Title

Credits

Maj/CRP-406

Master Planning-II

4(2+2)

Maj/CRP-407

Estate Management

2(1+1)

Maj/CRP-408

District & Regional Planning

3(2+1)

Maj/CRP-409

Project

06

 

Total Credits

15

* Project offered in semester VII

Total Hours:  17+19+17+16+17+17+16+15=134 CR

Note: Internship of 4-6 weeks with credit hours (0-0) is mandatory in the second / third year during semester breaks / summer vacations to gain practical experience and to provide exposure to the students in the field of City & Regional Planning.