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    At the University of Houston, what would the best undergraduate degree be to prepare

    for a graduate in Urban and Regional Planning?

    UH does not have anything of the sort. Thanks.

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    I don't think that there is one "best" undergraduate degree. I don't know if getting a bachelor's of urban planning is even the best. I think that whatever undergrad you get, you will be bringing something to the table. Planning is an amalgamation of so many disaplines, that no one is really "best".

    With that said, if you like econ, go with that. If you like land use, go with poly sci or the like. If you like topography, go with geography. You like writing, go with English. Get the idea?
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    Quote Originally posted by Hink_Planner
    I don't think that there is one "best" undergraduate degree. I don't know if getting a bachelor's of urban planning is even the best. I think that whatever undergrad you get, you will be bringing something to the table. Planning is an amalgamation of so many disaplines, that no one is really "best".

    With that said, if you like econ, go with that. If you like land use, go with poly sci or the like. If you like topography, go with geography. You like writing, go with English. Get the idea?
    Where can I find any extensive information online about the different aspects of planning?

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    Quote Originally posted by warwickbass
    Where can I find any extensive information online about the different aspects of planning?
    American Planning Association (APA) website has this -
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    http://www.planning.org/careers/index.htm#1
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