Academic Catalog August 2008 - August 2009 Undergraduate and Graduate
This academic plan is designed for students who want to pursue a career in understanding and shaping the human-built environment and communities in which we live, including cities, towns, neighborhoods, and rural places. The nonthesis option requires a professional applied paper that is overseen by your practicum committee. Generally, this plan is not intended for practicing professional planners.
To complete this 36-unit plan, which includes a professional applied paper, you take:
11-unit community planning core: GGR 681 and 687; PL 501 and 531
7 units of public planning electives, such as PL 506, 532, 599, 685, 697, and 698
(Planning courses may be substituted depending on prior professional experience in planning.)
3 units of human geography electives, such as GGR 546, 574, 576, and 642
6 units of PL 608
(You may substitute coursework for this internship depending on your professional work experience.)
6 units of GGR 689, a professional practicum
3 units of electives approved by your adviser from public planning, geography, applied indigenous studies, economics, liberal studies, parks and recreation management, political science, and public administration.
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