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Urban and Public Policy Studies BA - Curricular Plan

(HEGIS: 49.03 HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCI, CIP: 45.1201 Urban Studies/Affairs)

Curricular Plan

A Curricular Plan provides a roadmap for completing this academic program and the UB Curriculum on time. Your actual plan may vary depending on point of entry to the university, course placement and/or waivers based on standardized test scores, earned alternative credit and/or college transfer credit.

All students are encouraged to use this plan in conjunction with other academic planning resources such as your academic advisor, the HUB Academic Advisement Report, My Planner and Path Finder tool.

In addition to following this course roadmap, all other admission and academic requirements of this major as listed in the Undergraduate Catalog must be met in order to successfully complete this degree.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
UB Seminar UBS 3
Communication Literacy 1 CL1 4
SOC 101LEC Introduction to Sociology M 3
PSC 101LEC Intro American Politics M 3
Total Credits: 13
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Global Pathway 1 P 3
Thematic Pathway 1 P 3
Scientific Literacy 1 SLI1 3
Scientific Literacy Lab SLI1 1
Major - Introductory Course 1 M 3
Major - Research Methods M 3
Total Credits: 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Global Pathway 2 P 3
Thematic Pathway 2 P 3
Major - Statistics M 4
Major - Introductory Course 2 M 3
Scientific Literacy 2 SLI2 3
Total Credits: 16
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Communication Literacy 2 CL2 3
Thematic Pathway 3 P 3
Global Pathway 3 P 3
Major - Introductory Course 3 M 3
Major - Advanced Elective 1 M 3
UBC 399MNT UB Curriculum Capstone CAP 1
Total Credits: 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Free Elective E 3
Major - Advanced Elective 2 M 3
Major - Advanced Elective 3 M 3
LAS Free Elective E 3
LAS Free Elective E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Major - Advanced Elective 4 M 3
Major - Advanced Elective 5 M 3
LAS Free Elective E 3
LAS Free Elective E 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Total Credits: 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester
Course Category Credit
Major - Advanced Elective 6 M 3
Major - Advanced Elective 7 M 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring Semester
Course Category Credit
Major - Advanced Elective 8 M 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Free Elective (300/400-level) E 3
Free Elective E 2
Total Credits: 14
Total Credits Required for Degree:
120
Curricular Category Key
Category Description
M Course required for major (including pre-requisites needed for admission to major)
E Elective (course not required for major or UB Curriculum)
UB Curriculum
CAP UB Capstone
CL1/CL2 Communication Literacy (2 required)
DIV Diversity in the United States
MQR Math and Quantitative Reasoning
P Pathway Course (6 required: 3 Global, 3 Thematic)
SLI1/SLI2 Scientific Literacy and Inquiry (2 required)
UBS UB Seminar
Note: Some classes may count toward both a major (M) and UB Curriculum (UBC) requirement. Courses that count toward more than one requirement are indicated by a "/" (slash) in the category column, indicating which categories the course will satisfy.
 
Published: May 26, 2020 15:54:55