Minors

We offer minors in Urban and Regional Planning and Environmental Science.

 

Urban and Regional Planning Minor

Geography, Planning and Environment Department information  

Faculty Advisor:  Victoria Morckel, Earth and Resource Science

Requirements


Eighteen to nineteen credits, distributed as follows.

A. Fundamentals (9 credits)


  • GEO 203 - Introduction to Spatial Analysis (3)
  • URP 111 - Introduction to Urban Geography and Planning (3)
  • URP 310 - Reading the City: Urban Planning History, Theory, and Law (3).

B. Electives (9-10 credits)


Three from:

  • GEO 452 - Geographic Information Systems I (4).
  • URP 312 - Resource Planning and Management (3).
  • URP 364 - Global Perspectives in Planning (3).
  • URP 411 - Reimagining Legacy Cities (3).
  • URP 460 - Research in Planning and Sustainability Science (3).
  • URP 476 - Environmental Planning (3).
  • URP 491 - Transportation Planning (3)
  • URP 497 - Urban Planning Studio (3).

Note


An internship is highly recommended:

  • URP 498 - Internship (3).


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Environmental Science Minor

Geography, Planning and Environment Department information  

Requirements


Eighteen to nineteen credits as follows:

  • ESS 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science (4)
  • ESS 102 - Environmental Science: Impacts and Solutions (4)
  • ESS 150 - Energy and Climate (4)
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  • One from:

  • ESS 272 - Principles of Hydrology (3).
  • ESS 282 - Weather, Climate and Oceanography (4)
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  • ESS 372 - Biogeography (3).


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