BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Community and Regional Planning

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor, review the program requirements and find out the class schedule before confirming your schedule.

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
ENG 110 Writing I 3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
PLN 100 Understanding Cities 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography OR GEC 115 Cultural Competence 3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics OR higher 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
GRY 142 Introductory Physical Geography OR GEC 109 Physical Sciences (no lab) 3
General Elective 3
Total hours15

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GRY 108 Principles of Sustainability OR other GEC 110 Social & Behaviorial Sciences 3
GEC 110 Social & Behaviorial Sciences 3
PLN 371 History and Introduction to Planning 3
GLG 115 Life of the Past OR GEC 107 Life Sciences (no lab) 3
PLN 300 Graphic Communication for Planners 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GEC 105 Written Comm. & Integrative & Applied Learning 3
SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research 3
PLN 372 Planning Theory and Ethics 3
GEO 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
General Electives 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 571 Land Use Planning 3
GRY 322 Urban Geography 3
GEC 111 Humanities 3
PLN elective higher than 300 3
General Elective 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
PLN 570 Planning Law 3
GEC 112 The Arts 3
General Electives 6
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 576 Site Planning and Design Studio 4
PLN 599 Internship in Community and Regional Planning 3
General Electives 8
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PLN 572 Community Planning Practicum 4
General Electives 11
Total hours15
Degree plan last reviewed 06-26-2018.