Elective Course Offerings

School of Planning Undergraduate Course Elective Offerings

Please note: Scheduling of elective courses is subject to change.

PLAN electives – typically offered in the FALL
PLAN 262 – Introduction to Global Emerging Cities
PLAN 309 – Site Planning and Design Studio
PLAN 320 – Economic Analyses for Regional Planning
PLAN 351 – Multivariate Statistics
PLAN 387 – Spatial Databases
PLAN 451 – Tools for Sustainable Communities
PLAN 474 – Special Topics in Planning
PLAN 481 – Geographic Information Systems Project 
PLAN 485 – Projects, Problems & Readings in Planning
PLAN 490 – Senior Honours Essay

PLAN electives – typically offered in the WINTER
PLAN 353 – Spatial Analysis
PLAN 381 – Advanced Geographic Information Systems
PLAN 387 – Spatial Databases
PLAN 409 – Urban Design Studio
PLAN 416 – Modelling the City
PLAN 431 – Issues in Housing
PLAN 432 – Health, Environment, and Planning
PLAN 450 – Changing Form and Structure of Metropolitan Canada [scheduled every other winter; offered in Winter 2021]
PLAN 452 – Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation [scheduled every other winter; offered Winter 2020]
PLAN 474 – Special topics in planning
PLAN 477 – Freight Planning and Policy
PLAN 478 – Transit Planning and Operations
PLAN 480 – Theory & Practices of Planning in the U.K.
PLAN 485 – Projects, Problems and Readings in Planning
PLAN 487 – Management Issues in Geographic Info Systems
PLAN 490 – Senior Honours Essay

PLAN electives – typically offered in the SPRING
PLAN 313 – Community Design Studio
PLAN 349 – Urban Form
PLAN 381 – Advanced GIS
PLAN 408 – Urban Design Seminar [not scheduled for spring 2020]
PLAN 414 – Heritage Planning Workshop
PLAN 474 – Special topics
PLAN 481 – Geographic Info Sys Project
PLAN 484 – Physical Infrastructure  Planning
PLAN 485 – Project, Problems and Readings in Planning
PLAN 490 – Senior Honours Essay

Please note: Official program requirements should be found on the official University of Waterloo Undergraduate Calendar.