2014-2015 University Catalog

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BACHELOR OF ARTS
MAJOR IN URBAN PLANNING AND ADMINISTRATION

Following is one suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.  Students are responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements.

*See Appendix A Core Curriculum and Optional Course Information.
** See Appendix C for approved list of minors and requirements.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1301 - English Composition I 3
MATH 1314 - College Algebra 3
HIST 1301 - The U.S. to 1877 3
Minor Curriculum** 3
General Elective 3
   
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
ENGL 1302 - English Composition II 3
MATH - Math Elective1 3
HIST 1302 - The U.S. Since 1877 3
Minor Curriculum** 3
Soc/Behavioral Science* 3
Activity or Wellness* 1
Total 16

Sophmore Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
PSCI 2305 - American National Govt 3
GEOG 1303 - General World Geography 3
Natural Science* 4
ENGL - Survey of Literature* 3
Visual/Performing Arts* 3
Total 16
Spring Semester
CourseHours
PSCI 2306 - American State Govt 3
URBS 2301 - Intro to Urban Studies 3
Natural Science* 4
COMM - Communication2 3
GEOG - Geography Elective3 3
Total 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
Research Methods4 3
GEOG - Geography Elective3 3
SOC 3316 - Urban Sociology 3
URBS 3301 - Urban Anthropology 3
URBS 3302 - Urban Political Theory 3
Total 15
Spring Semester
CourseHours
PSCI 4345 - Urban Politics 3
URBS 4301 - Intro to Urban Planning 3
Advanced Minor Curr** 3
Restricted Elective5 3
Restricted Elective5 3
Total 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
CourseHours
GEOG/HIST/URBS 4395 - Urb Hist Geog 3
Restricted Elective5 3
Advanced Minor Curr** 3
General Elective 3
Advanced General Elec 3
Advanced General Elec 3
Total 18
Spring Semester
CourseHours
URBS 4305 - Urban Studies Internship 3
Restricted Elective5 3
Advanced Minor Curr** 3
Advanced Minor Curr** 3
Advanced General Elec 3
   
Total 15

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS: 126

1Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
2
Communication, select 3 SCH from ENGL 2311, HUM 2301 or SPCH 1311.
3
Geography electives, select 6 SCH from GEOG 3350, GEOG 3352, GEOG 3353.
4
Research Methods, select 3 SCH from CRIJ 3305, PSCI 3301 or SOCI 3305.
5
Restricted electives, select 12-13 SCH from ECO 1301, ENSC 3401, GIS 2301, PSCI 3345, SOCI 4310, or SOCI 4317.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.
Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.

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