Course code Citi1012

Credit points 2

Introduction into Speciality

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation20.03.2013

Responsible UnitDepartment of Land Management and Geodesy

Course developer

author Zemes pārvaldības un ģeodēzijas katedra

Anda Jankava

Dr. oec.

Course abstract

Study course gives an insight into studies as a learning process, aims, objectives and structure of the Latvian University of Agriculture, introduces with the regulatory documents and study base of LUA. The course provides information about the Faculty of Rural Engineering, its structure and traditions, gives an overview of the city of Jelgava, Latvia University of Agriculture and the castle's history. Students receive the first view in land use planning specialty and its tasks, become acquainted with the curriculum. In course students also become acquainted with bibliographic databases and in

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After the end of the course student will have:
• knowledge of university studies, land use planning specialty and its challenges, job opportunities of graduates;
• skills to prepare and design works of studies, find catalogues, and work with information sources;
• competence in land use planning specialty core tasks and in their learning.

Compulsory reading

1. Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitātes satversme. Jelgava: LLU, 2007.
2. Latvijas Lauksaimniecības universitātes studiju nolikums. Jelgava: LLU, 2010. Pieejams:
3. Zemes ierīcības specialitātei 60. Jelgava: LLU, 2007. 117 lpp.

Further reading

1. Studentu darbu noformēšana: metodiskie norādījumi. Jelgava: LLU, 2004.

Periodicals and other sources

1. LLU izdevums "Plēsums"