Urban and Regional Planning - BS, Urban Design Track

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning offer a Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning with a track in Urban Design.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENDS 101 Design Process 3
ENGL 104 Composition and Rhetoric 3
LAND 101 Introduction to Landscape Architectural Practice 1 1
RENR 205 Fundamentals of Ecology 3
URPN 201 The Evolving City 1 3
General elective 1
 Semester Credit Hours14
Spring
ECON 202 Principles of Economics 3
LAND 240 History of Landscape Architecture 3
MATH 140 Mathematics for Business and Social Sciences 3
POLS 206 American National Government 3
URPN 202 Building Better Cities 1 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
MATH 142 Business Calculus 3
URPN 210 Urban Analytical Methods I 1 3
URPN 220 Digital Communication I 1 3
American history 3
Life and physical sciences 4
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ENGL 210 Technical and Business Writing 3
RENR 215 Fundamentals of Ecology--Laboratory 1
URPN 310 Urban Analytical Methods II 1 3
URPN 320 Digital Communication II 1 3
Select one of the following: 1 3
Classical Sociological Theory  
Social Change  
Population and Society  
Social Problems  
Racial and Ethnic Relations  
American history 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Third Year
Fall
POLS 207 State and Local Government 3
URPN 325 Introduction to GIS in Urban and Regional Planning 1 3
URPN 330 Land Development I 1 3
URPN 420 Principles of Urban Design 1 3
URPN 489 Special Topics in... 1 1
General elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
CARC 481 Seminar 1 1
RENR 375 Conservation of Natural Resources 1 3
URPN 326 Advanced GIS in Urban and Regional Planning 1 3
URPN 401 Policy Implementation 1 3
URPN 483 Studio in Urban and Regional Science 1 3
General elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Fourth Year
Fall
Semester Away 2  
Select one of the following: 6
Field Studies in Design Innovation 1,3  
Internship 1,4  
Concentration elective 1,5,6 6
 Semester Credit Hours12
Spring
URPN 331 Public and Private Infrastructure Funding 1 3
URPN 409 GeoDesign Studio 1 5
Life and physical sciences 1
Concentration elective 1,5,6 3
General elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120