Sep 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

Urban and Regional Planning, B.S. Environmental Planning Track

Dr. Amal Ali, Program Director

Advisement for the major is available from the Urban and Regional Planning Program.

Urban and Regional Planning, B.S. Environmental Planning Track Curriculum Guide  (Suggested 4-Year Plan of Study)

  • All courses applied to the major must be completed with grades of C or better.

  • Except for GEOG 219 , GEOG 319 MATH 155 MATH 214 URPL 308 , URPL 326 URPL 328 URPL 402  and URPL 416 , the core courses may be taken in any order, and a student may register for more than one in any given semester.

  • Transfer students must complete a minimum of 15 semester hours with grades of C or better in URPL and GEOG courses at Salisbury University, at least 12 semester hours of which must be at the 300/400 level.


This checklist is an unofficial tool for planning. Matriculated students and advisors should consult the Academic Requirements Report in GullNet before and after registering for classes each semester to track academic progress.

University Undergraduate Major Policies

  • Refer to the program page for this major and the Courses  section of this catalog for approved prerequisites and General Education courses.
  • Requirements may not equal 120 credit hours. Students must register for additional electives to complete 120 credits required for graduation.
  • All graduates must have a minimum of 30 credits of 300/400-level courses with C grade or above; at least 15 of those credits must be taken at SU.
  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 for graduation.
  • Students must complete at least 30 credit hours by direct classroom instruction and/or laboratory experience.
  • Students must take 30 of the last 37 credit hours at SU.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to satisfy graduation requirements. Please refer to the program page of this catalog for detailed major requirements.
  • Students must apply online for graduation by November 15 for May and by May 15 for December.

General Education Requirements

Please Note: Check Major Requirements section below for a list of General Education requirements that are fulfilled by the major.

Group I: English Composition and Literature (2 Courses)

A. C or Better in One of the Following

B. Select One Course From:

Literature course (from either ENGL or MDFL Depts.) 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group II: History (2 Courses)

A. Select One Course From:

B. Select One Course From:

Group III: Humanities and Social Sciences (3 Courses)

A. Select One Course from One of the Following 7 Areas:

B. Select One Course from One of the Following 10 Areas:

C. Select One Course from Either Group IIIA or IIIB (Course must be from a different area than previously selected)

Group IV: Natural Science, Math and Computer Science (4 courses)

A. Select Courses with Laboratories from at Least Two of the Following Four Areas:

BIOL, CHEM, GEOL or Physical GEOG, PHYS 4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

  • Course:

B. Select One Course (Need Not be a Lab) from One of the Following Areas:

C. Select One Course From:

MATH 3-4 Hour(s) Credit:

  • Course:

Group V: Health Fitness (1 Course)

Major Requirements

  • Complete courses to satisfy the major with a C or better.

General Education Requirements Fulfilled by Major

IIIB (Social Science), IVC (Mathematics)

Environmental Planning Track Requirements (5 Courses):

Complete the Following (3 Courses):

Complete at Least 2 from the Following:

Recommended Minor Areas:

Recommend completing one of the following minors: Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution, Economics, Environmental Studies, Geography, Geographic Information Science, Political Science, or Sociology