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Geography - Urban Planning (B.A.) (Fall 2008)

Administered by Geography and Geosciences

Effective Fall 2008

In addition to 54 semester hours of general education requirements, a total of 30 to 60 semester hours is required for a major in geography. The balance of hours toward the 120-hour university requirement for a bachelor's degree is made up of elective courses

Core Courses: All Required

41.101 World Physical Geography

41.221 Economic Geography

41.250 Elements of Planning

41.350 Advanced Planning

41.497 Internship in Planning

41.498 Applied Planning Seminar

Electives (choose 3 from the following six courses)

41.258 Environmental Conservation

41.302 Land Resources Management

41.304 Environmental Valuation

41.315 Geography of Recreation, Tourism and Sport

41.363 Urban Geography

51.100 Environmental Geology

Skills and Tools

41.240 Writing for Environmental Careers

25.103 Public Speaking

53.141 Introduction to Statistics

Choose two from the following four courses:

41.242 Map Skills

41.264 Applied Cartography

41.342 Geographic Information Systems

51.320 Remote Sensing of the Earth

Cognate Areas

Economics (choose at least one from the following four courses)

40.121 Principles of Economics I
40.122 Principles of Economics II
40.316 Urban Economics
40.410 Public Finance

Political Science (required)

44.120 United States Government
44.452 State and Local Government
Also recommended are:
44.438 Public Personnel Administration
44.452 Public Policy

Sociology (choose at least one from the following five courses)

45.211 Principles of Sociology
45.213 Contemporary Social Problems
45.316 Urban Sociology
45.457 Sociology of Community
45.468 Social Service Planning