Course Summary
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1 week (28 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Site Planning


The course objective is to provide planners the collaborative planning skills needed to conduct and lead complex master planning efforts that address overall installation planning, area development planning, and form-base planning.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize the reasoning behind master planning, and the process and products of master planning in the Army
  • Identify the fundamental rules of AT/FP in planning and the role that anti-terrorism/force protection has on the physical landscape
  • Recognize how to create a planning vision statement
  • Recognize the components and process of an ADP
  • Identify planning challenges and strategies to solve those challenges in the host city
  • Implement the basic facts of street and parking design
  • Identify the elements of a pattern and how to extract patterns from an analysis of the built environment
  • Evaluate how the DoD's 10 master planning strategies are applied in the host city's planning and design efforts
  • Recognize the process of professional development for federal planners

General Course Topics:

  • Visualizations
  • Digitized illustrations
  • Rendering techniques
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials