Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Planning Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 43

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Third Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 5 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Four 5 12
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
USP 401GW Seminar in Urban Studies and Planning - GWAR 3
USP 492 Research Methods 4
Major Elective (20-22 units total) On Advisement 6 4-6
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 2
 Units16-18
Sixth Semester
USP 493 Data Analysis 4
Major Elective (20-22 units total) On Advisement 6 8
GE Area UD-C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
USP 480 Introduction to Urban Policy and Analysis 4
USP 603
USP 604
Public Service Internships
and Internship Seminar
4
GE Area UD-B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units14
Eighth Semester
USP 680
Senior Seminar
or Senior Thesis
4
Major Elective (20-22 units total) On Advisement 6 8
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
 Total Units120-124