UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Urban Studies and Planning, B.A.

All lower division GE completed. Requirements with completion of an AA-T in Global Studies as follows:

Transfer Year 1: First Semester

Course Units
URBS 206 3
URBS 250 3
URBS 340A (satisfies GE B5*) 3
URBS Elective Course*** 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: Second Semester

Course Units
URBS 300 3
URBS 310 (satisfies GE Upper Division D1*) 3
URBS 340B 3
URBS Elective Course*** 3
Electives 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: First Semester

Course Units
URBS 440 3
URBS 460 3
URBS 494C 3
URBS Elective Course*** 3
Electives 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: Second Semester

Course Units
URBS 450 4
URBS 490C 3
URBS Elective Course*** 3
URBS Elective Course*** 3
Electives 2
Total 15
Total units after transfer 60

* Total of 9 units Upper Division General Education must include 3 units from GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning (URBS 340A satisfies GE B5), and 6 units from GE Upper Division Section C1 Arts, or GE Upper Division Section C2 Humanities, or GE Upper Division Section D Social Sciences (URBS 310 satisfies 3 units GE Upper Division Social Sciences), or GE Upper Division Section F Comparative Cultural Studies. (No more than 3 units from GE Upper Division C and no more than 3 units from GE Upper Division D.) If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: IC: Information Competence, and/or: GE Upper Division Section C3 American History Institutions and Ideals, OR GE Upper Division Section D3 and D4 Constitution of the United States and State and Local Government.

***Select 15 units of Electives from the following:

GEOG 306/L Intermediate Geographical Information Science and Lab (2/1)
GEOG 206/L Introduction to Geographical Information Science and Lab (2/1)
URBS 345 The General Plan and Zoning (3)
URBS 350 Cities of the Developing World (3)
URBS 380 Los Angeles: Past, Present, Future (3)
URBS 400 Planning for the Natural and Built Environment (3)
URBS 405 Advanced Research Methods for Planning (3)
URBS 408 Policy Making for Urban Planners (3)
URBS 412 Grant Writing (3)
URBS 415 The California Environmental Quality Act for Urban Planners (3)
URBS 416 Urban Housing (3)
URBS 420 Communities, Neighborhoods and Planning (3)
URBS 425 Social Policy, Environmental Justice and the City (3)
URBS 430 Planning in the Public Sector (3)
URBS 435 Planning for Community Development (3)
URBS 440 Community-Based Urban Design (3)
URBS 441 Advanced Urban Design (3)
URBS 452 Urban Land-Use Planning (3)
URBS 480 Urban Transportation Planning (3)
URBS 495A-Z Selected Topics in Urban Planning (3)