BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Community and Regional Planning

last updated 4/10/2018

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
Total hours14
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

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
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

Fifth semester (fall)

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

Sixth semester (spring)

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

Seventh semester (fall)

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

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
PLN 572 Community Planning Practicum 4
General Electives 11