- All core, capstone, and concentration area courses must be completed with a grade of B- or better
- Students must attain an overall graduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better
- All students, including those in combined degree programs, must complete a minimum of 38 hours of planning courses (those with a URP prefix). In other words, up to 15 hours of course work from other departments can count toward a planning degree.
- Students must complete an oral final exam. A thesis examination (oral defense) will substitute for the program's final oral exam.