BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Tourism Planning and Development Track

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 or COM 115 3
HST 121 or HST 122 3
PLN 100 or GRY 100 or GRY 108 3
General Education - Self Understanding 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 or ENG 110 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
GRY 142 or GLG 110 4
Total hours16

Third Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
SOC 150 Introduction to Society 3
ECO 155 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
PLN 371 History and Introduction to Planning 3
General Education - Natural World other than GRY/GLG 4
General Education - Self Understanding 3
Total hours16

Fourth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 210 or ENG 221 3
SOC 302 (or equivalent) Statistics 3
PLN 372 Planning Theory and Ethics 3
GRY 321 Economic Geography 3
GRY 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
Total hours16

Fifth Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 571 Land Use Planning 3
GRY 310 Fundamentals of Tourism 3
GRY 322 Urban Geography 3
General elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
PLN 300 Graphic Communication for Planners 3
HRA 340 (Course no longer offered. View course number changes.)
General Education - Culture & Society/Hum. Persp. 3
General elective(s) 4
Total hours16

Seventh Semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 576 Site Planning and Design Studio 4
PLN 599 Internship in Community and Regional Planning 1-3
GRY 410 The Geotourism Industry 3
General Education - Self Understanding 3
General elective 3
Total hours14-16

Eighth Semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLN 570 Planning Law 3
PLN 574 Open Space Planning 3
GRY 510 Applications in Sustainable Geotourism 3
PLN/GRY/GEO/REC/HRA/ECO/HST elective 3
General elective 3
Total hours15