School of Urban & Regional Planning

Florida Atlantic University

Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning is a professional program that provides students with the knowledge base and analytical and design skills to address issues that affect the quality of life in neighborhoods, suburbs, cities, and regions. The curriculum consists of planning lecture courses, design courses, and professional practice courses that give students real-world planning experience. Students select courses from a wide variety of distributed electives that allow them to focus on topics of particular interest. Graduates of the program qualify for positions in a variety of public and private organizations, including local and state planning departments, nonprofit organizations, and private sector planning and development firms.

The Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning degree program is designed for students who are interested in planning and community development at the local, state, and national levels. The degree is the only professional Bachelor's degree in Urban and Regional Planning offered by the State University System of Florida. A variety of courses are offered by faculty in the School of Urban and Regional Planning, the School of Architecture and the School of Public Administration.

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