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Ph.D. in Urban Planning

Overview

The Ph.D. in Urban Planning is a program within the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP) while the actual degree is granted by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS). In it, the student is immersed in the theoretical and methodological tools of the social sciences in order to contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field of planning. The program consists of two years of coursework, qualifying examinations in the history and theory of planning and in a substantive area (called the sector), and the writing and defense of a dissertation proposal followed by the dissertation and its defense.

Core Urban Planning Doctoral Faculty:

  • Malo Hutson (Director)
  • Hiba Bou Akar
  • Lance Freeman
  • Weiping Wu

Fall 2019 Courses

Course Semester Title Student Work Instructor Syllabus Requirements & Sequence Location & Time Session & Points Call No.
Pla8900‑1 Fall 2019
Doctoral Colloquium I
Lance Freeman REQUIRED PHD 1
412 AVERY HALL
TU 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41519
Pla8902‑1 Fall 2019
Doctor Colloquium III
Lance Freeman REQUIRED PHD 2
412 AVERY
TU 11 AM - 1 PM
FULL SEMESTER
3 Points
41520
Pla6925‑1 Fall 2019
Advanced Research I
Weiping Wu BY APPOINTMENT
NA
NA
FULL SEMESTER
2-3 Points
41517
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