Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Geography (BA) (Urban and Regional Planning)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: download a curriculum worksheet to assist in your planning; see degree requirements.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
341.101 World Physical Geography (Required)341.105 Env. Iss. Choices (Suggested GenEd Values)
320.101 Composition I3General Education Group A (Humanities)
  or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 20.101 Composition I
344.120 U S. Government (Required Group B)325.103 Public Speaking (Required)
3General Education Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)340.121 Principles of Economics 1 (Group B)
3Free Elective3Free Elective
109.100 Optional University Seminar1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills
16Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
341.221 Economic Geography (Required)341.240 Writing Environmental Careers
341.242 Map Skills (Skills Elective)441.264 Applied Cartography (Skills Elective)
345.211 Principles of Sociology (Group B)351.100 Environmental Geology (Major Elective)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3Free Elective2Free Elective
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
341.250 Elements of Planning (Required)341.304 Environmental Valuation (Major Elective)
341.260 Geographic Information Systems I (Req.)341.302 Land Resources Mgmt (Major Elective)
351.107 Natural Disasters (Suggested Group C)341.350 Advance Planning (Required)
353.141 Intro to Statistics (Required)3General Education Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Free Elective
15Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh Semester (Summer)  
1241.497 Internship Urban/Env. Planning (Required)  
341.498 Applied Planning Seminar (Required)  
15Total Semester Credits  
Cr.Eighth Semester
3Free Elective (41.460 Geo Info Sys. II suggested)  
344.452 State and Local Government (Required)  
3General Education Group C (Nat. Sci. & Math)  
3Free Elective  
12Total Semester Credits0Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Major Electives shown as an example only; consult advisor for current schedule of department electives.

The department suggests 05.291 Hiking, Backpacking & Orienteering as Fitness/Recreation Course.

This program includes several General Education choices recommended by department; consult advisor.

Two Courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must

also quality as Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.

41.102 World Cultural Geography may be taken as a Free Elective & counts as a Diversity Course.