2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Major in Urban Planning and Development (BUPD)

82 credits

Required Courses

ARCH 100Introduction to Architecture

2

CAP 101Environmental Design and Planning 1

3

CAP 102Environmental Design and Planning 2

3

CAP 161Design Communications Media 1

2

CAP 162Design Communications Media 2

2

ECON 201Elementary Microeconomics

3

 

ECON 485Urban Economics

3

or

GEOG 321Urban Geography

3

 

LA 100Introduction to Landscape Architecture

2

NREM 101Environment and Society

3

PLAN 100Introduction to Urban Planning and Development

2

PLAN 202Site Planning and Design Studio

4

PLAN 203Regional Analysis and Design Studio

4

PLAN 220History and Theory of Planning 1

3

PLAN 221History and Theory of Planning 2

3

PLAN 240Planning and Private Development

3

PLAN 261Communication and Presentation Techniques

3

PLAN 302Urban and Neighborhood Analysis Studio

4

PLAN 303Economic Development Studio

4

PLAN 320Quantitative Methods for Urban Planning

4

PLAN 369Planning Internship

0

PLAN 401Field Studio

4

PLAN 452Urban Planning Law

3

POLS 237State and Local Politics

3

 

POLS 454Politics and Administration of Local Government Budgets

3

or

ECON 345The Economics of Government Budgets

3

3 credits from

ECON 311Environmental Economics

3

NREM 203Decision Making in Natural Resource Management

3

NREM 371Outdoor Recreation and Society

3

POLS 238Urban Government in the United States

3

POLS 370Public Opinion and Political Behavior

3

POLS 372Political Campaigns

3

PSYS 316Social Psychology

3

SOC 242Social Problems

3

SOC 260Social Interaction

3

Total Credit Hours:3

9 credits from electives from PLAN

Total Credit Hours:9

Total Credit Hours: 82

Students are required to complete an internship of three to five months in a professional office with experience involving planning and development.

For a list of all PLAN courses and their descriptions, follow this link.