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 2020-21 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
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
General Education 3
GRY 100 World Regional Geography
or ANT 100 World Cultures
or COM 260 Communicating with Cultural Competence
or MCL 200 Global Perspectives on Languages and Cultures in Society
or MTH 121 Multicultural Views of History and Mathematics
or REL 100 Introduction to Religion
3
Total hours14

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
or ENG 110 Writing I
3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics
or MTH 134 Algebraic Reasoning and Modeling
or MTH 135 College Algebra
or MTH 136 Precalculus 1
or MTH 137 Precalculus 2
or MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
3-5
PLN 100 Introduction to Urban Studies 3
General Education 4
General Elective 3
Total hours16-18

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Education 3
General Elective 3
PLN 371 History and Introduction to Planning 3
General Education 3
General Elective 3
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
GLG 358 Writing II: Reporting Geological Information
or AGR 320 Writing in the Applied Sciences
or ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines
or ENG 221 Writing II: Writing for the Professions
or HST 210 Writing II: Historical Inquiry
3
PLN 300 Graphic Communication for Planners 3
PLN 372 Planning Theory and Ethics 3
GEO 363 Introduction to Geographic Information Science 4
Planning Elective 3
Total hours16

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 571 Land Use Planning 3
GRY 322 Urban Geography
or GRY 325 Rural Geography
3
SOC 302 Statistics for Social Research 3
General Elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Planning Elective 3
PLN 367 Planning Methods 3
PLN 570 Planning Law
or LAW 537 Environmental Regulation
3
General Elective 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
PLN 576 Site Planning and Design Studio 4
PLN 599 Internship in Community and Regional Planning 1-3
General Electives 9
Total hours14-16

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Planning Elective 3
PLN 572 Community Planning Practicum 4
General Electives 6
Total hours13
Degree plan last reviewed 06-12-2020.