Urban And Regional Planning

URP 101 C
FUNDAMENTALS OF GEOGRAPHY
URP 101 C | URP | 1st Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course is a first semester course that will give the students’ knowledge on the fundamentals of geography as it relates to Urban and Regional Planning. The students would be exposed to the study of Demography and cultural characteristics, the concept of environmental Resources, factors influencing agricultural production, industrialization in a general sense and the factors influencing the location of industries.

URP 103
Nature of Environmental Science
URP 103 | URP | 1st Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course will give the students an understanding of the origin, growth and decline of settlements as a reflection of social economic, political and physical forces. It will inform students about industrial settlements and contemporary human settlements in developed and developing countries. The influence of the philanthropic movement on town planning, public health laws, and garden city movements will equally be discussed. Also, issues of Land Tenure 2 System will be discussed Case studies of towns in Nigeria both historic and contemporary ones will be highlighted. Issues of urbanisation process will also be discussed. The merits and demerits of advances in Science and Technology will equally be highlighted.

URP 103 C
Nature of Environmental Science
URP 103 C | URP | 1st Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course will give the students an understanding of the origin, growth and decline of settlements as a reflection of social economic, political and physical forces. It will inform students about industrial settlements and contemporary human settlements in developed and developing countries. The influence of the philanthropic movement on town planning, public health laws, and garden city movements will equally be discussed. Also, issues of Land Tenure 2 System will be discussed Case studies of towns in Nigeria both historic and contemporary ones will be highlighted. Issues of urbanisation process will also be discussed. The merits and demerits of advances in Science and Technology will equally be highlighted.

URP 102 C
GEOMORPHOLOGY
URP 102 C | URP | 2nd Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course is an introductory course to Geography for the first year students in planning class. It is titled Geomorphology as it mainly studies the composition of the earth. In it, students are thought the internal structure and surface form of the earth; rock types and formation; mountains and building process; denudation processes; granite and sedimentary landforms in Nigeria; classification and characteristics of the world’s major climates; delineation and climates of Africa; characteristics of soil structure; processes of soil formation and soil profile.

URP 104 C
History and Evolution of Planning thought
URP 104 C | URP | 2nd Semester |  Download Courseware PDF

Course Synopsis

This course will give the students an understanding of the origin, growth and decline of settlements as a reflection of social economic, political and physical forces. It will inform students about industrial settlements and contemporary human settlements in developed and developing countries. The influence of the philanthropic movement on town planning, public health laws, and garden city movements will equally be discussed. Case studies of towns in Nigeria both historic and contemporary ones will be highlighted. Issues of urbanisation process will also be discussed.