The Urban Studies and Planning minor emphasizes student understanding of the political, economic, institutional and social context within which planners work with a diverse range of stakeholders to develop and implement plans, policies and programs.
In addition to the required core courses, students must complete minimum 6 credit hours in departments other than the major department from among the elective courses listed below. The electives chosen must be approved by the urban studies and planning advisor and all appropriate prerequisites must be met.
|URBAN STUDIES AND PLANNING MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)|
|GEOG||36065||Cities and Urbanization||3|
|Choose from the following:||6|
|ECON||32084||Economics of the Environment (3)|
|GEOG||45085||Urban Transportation (3)|
|46035||Marketing Geography (3)|
|46065||Advanced Urban Geography (3)|
|46070||Urban and Regional Planning (3)|
|46092||Internship in Geography and Planning (3)|
|49480||Field Studies in Geography (3)|
|Appropriate statistics course(3)*|
*Offered by management and information systems, geography, mathematical sciences,
political science or sociology.
Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required for graduation.