BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Community and Regional Planning

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.