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2019 September Semester
Jun 17, 2019
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ENPL 104 - Introduction to Planning
This course introduces students to the practice of planning and an overview of the history, techniques and applications in planning. The course emphasizes the role of the public, politicians, and planners in the field of planning.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Tutorial

ENPL 204 - Principles and Practices of Planning
This course provides an introduction to, and understanding of, land use planning systems. Land use planning practice is heavily influenced by the legal and institutional structures in place, the values of the society it serves, and the local dynamics that exist. To gain an increased understanding of the importance of the context of planning, this course examines the structure of various land use planning systems, with a detailed focus on the structure and operation of the Canadian system. The course draws heavily upon examples of planning at the provincial and local levels in British Columbia.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Tutorial

ENPL 205 - Environment and Society
Interactions between humans and their environments, societal responses to environmental change both naturally and anthropogenically induced.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web

ENPL 206 - Planning Analysis and Techniques
This course provides background knowledge and skills needed for future studies. This course covers qualitative and quantitative techniques used in the field of planning. Specific areas covered include: scenario and future studies; forecast; backcasting and other prediction techniques; and policy analysis.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, World Wide Web

ENPL 207 - Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Planners
This course teaches students the basic functions and applications of CAD to the field of community and environmental design. Students apply design theory within the CAD environment producing 2D and 3D models of proposed infrastructure plans.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, World Wide Web

ENPL 208 - First Nations Community and Environmental Planning
First Nations are involved in a broad array of environmental and community planning processes. Some of these processes originate in First Nations communities. Others are established as federal and provincial government or business initiatives. This course lays a foundation for student understanding of these planning processes and their future development.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, World Wide Web

ENPL 301 - Sustainable Communities: Structure and Sociology
This course focuses on the social dimension of planning, including the organization, function, development, and decline of human settlements. Students learn about the sociology of community and the relations between social interaction and physical structures. Topics include social impact assessments, indicators of sustainable communities, and current planning programs (e.g. healthy communities, new urbanism, and Smart Growth).
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 303 - Spatial Planning with Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
Methods from geographical information science can be used in various ways in spatial planning. The course provides knowledge about the methods from GIS and decision support systems that are most important to planners. The laboratories demonstrate how decision support systems are used within various fields of spatial planning. Emphasis is placed upon urban and rural planning issues and location analysis techniques.
Credits: 0.000 OR 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

ENPL 304 - Mediation, Negotiation and Public Participation
This course is an introduction to the art and practice of mediation, negotiation and public participation processes. The course focuses on basic principles and best practices, and allows students the opportunity to develop their own skills in the subject areas through simulations and observations.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 305 - Environmental Impact Assessment
This course introduces students to the theory and practice of environmental impact assessment, including the history of environmental impact assessment in Canada and abroad, the methods used in environmental assessments, and the legal framework for the environmental impact assessment process in Canada and in other selected jurisdictions. The course emphasizes how the environmental assessment process accounts for the biophysical, socio-economic and health issues.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory, World Wide Web

ENPL 313 - Rural Community Economic Development (CED)
This course offers an introduction to the various theories and concepts of community economic development with specific application to northern, rural, remote and First Nations communities.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 318 - Professional Planning Practice
This course is an overview of the professional skills required in the practice of planning. The course examines the ethical role of the planner and provides an in-depth assessment of the municipal and sectoral planning environment.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 319 - Social Research Methods
This course provides an overview of social research methods used in environmental planning, social sciences, and humanities. Topics covered include research design, data collection techniques (e.g. surveys, interviews), quantitative and qualitative data analysis, and project management.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, World Wide Web

ENPL 401 - Environmental Law
This course covers the interpretation and application of international, national, provincial, and aboriginal environmental law. (This course is recommended for students who intend to pursue the study of law.)
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 409 - Advanced First Nations Community and Environmental Planning
This is a workshop style, field-based course that allows students to work on a real world planning project in collaboration with a First Nations community. Students will be expected to be able to work in the field.
Credits: 4.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

ENPL 410 - Land Use Planning
An evaluation of land use planning at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. The course will familiarize students with theories of property rights and their applications to land use planning and tenure systems.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Audio/Video

ENPL 411 - Planning Theory, Process and Implementation
Theories of planning and how theory informs planning practice. How planners manage planning processes, how plans are implemented. Use of communicative skills important in expediting implementation within the political environment of planning practice.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

ENPL 415 - Ecological Design
An overview of the unique planning and development dimensions of small communities and rural regions. Current planning practice and new ecological planning principles will be examined. Design and planning technologies will be utilized in the development of a landscape plan for a small community/rural region.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam

ENPL 420 - Research Methodology
An opportunity to examine major methodologies and to prepare a research proposal.
Credits: 1.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed

ENPL 430 - Undergraduate Thesis
In this course students pursue an independent research project under the direct supervision of a faculty member from the School of Environmental Planning. Students are expected to design and implement a research methodology, analyze data, and present findings in thesis format. The final grade in this course is based in part on a written research proposal, a written thesis, a public presentation of research results, and the evaluation of the thesis by a second reader. The thesis is normally completed over the September and January semesters. Permission of an Academic Supervisor and the Program Chair is required to enroll.
Credits: 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Undergrad Thesis

ENPL 431 - Professional Report
This course allows the development of a professional report relevant to the student's theme of interest.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

ENPL 440 - Internship
This course allows students to gain applied knowledge in the field of planning outside the university setting. A student can take one or several internship(s) for a maximum of 6 credit hours toward the Bachelor of Planning degree.
Credits: 2.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Internship

ENPL 498 - Special Topics
Selected environmental topics. May be repeated for credit (maximum six credit hours).
Credits: 1.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, Final Exam, Field Camp

ENPL 499 - Independent Study
May be repeated for credit (maximum six credit hours).
Credits: 1.000 TO 6.000

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Self-Directed

ENPL 605 - Land Use Planning
An evaluation of land use planning at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels. The course will familiarize students with theories of property rights and their applications to land use planning and tenure systems.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Audio/Video

ENPL 606 - Planning Theory, Process and Implementation
Theories of planning and how theory informs planning practice. How planners manage planning processes, how plans are implemented. Use of communicative skills important in expediting implementation within the political environment of planning practice.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam

ENPL 609 - First Nations Community and Environmental Planning
This is a workshop-style, project-based course that will allow students to work on an applied, field-based planning project in collaboration with a First Nations community.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam, Lec/Lab/Tut Combination, Laboratory

ENPL 615 - Advanced Environmental Assessment
An examination of current methods used in planning and project development for environmental assessment. This course will focus on applied research using case studies.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Self-Directed, World Wide Web

ENPL 619 - Ecological Design
This course provides an overview of the unique planning and development dimensions of small communities and rural regions, with specific focus on ecological constraints and opportunities. Current planning practice and new ecological planning principles are examined. Design and planning technologies are utilized.
Credits: 3.000

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Final Exam


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