This program is designed for students who are looking for opportunities to pursue a professional career in policy and planning. The program is structured to accommodate students who transfer to UNT from a community college or for those that start as freshmen. A major strength of the program is its close affiliation with city planning departments within the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
Candidates for the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Urban Policy and Planning must meet the following requirements.
Hours required and general/college requirements
A minimum of 120 semester hours, of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree as specified in the University Core Curriculum in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Health and Public Service.
Requirements: 42 hours in the university core, 33 hours in the major, 12 hours of Urban Policy and Planning electives, plus 33 hours of free electives to total 120 required semester hours.
Major requirements, 10 courses or 33 hours
Completion of a minimum of 30 hours from the Urban Policy and Planning curriculum.
Students should complete 2000 and 3000-level courses before enrolling in 4000-level courses. Prerequisites are given in course descriptions and in the online schedule of classes at registrar.unt.edu