Minor in Urban Planning
As our urban environment continues to grow, the minor in urban planning will prepare you to manage increasingly complex areas. Our program combines multi-disciplinary study with critical thinking skills to solve challenges in communities, cities, and the natural environment.
Why minor in urban planning?
The minor in urban planning provides a supplemental and foundational education for students wishing to pursue a postgraduate degree in urban planning, economics, geography, political science, or public policy.
It also prepares students for entry-level positions in a variety of fields, including:
- State and local government
- Grant-making and civic organizations
- Real estate management
|The Evolving City
|Building Better Cities (USAR students take a 900s section)
Choose 9 hours from the following list
|Monuments, Preservation and Social Justice
|Legal Foundations in Planning (URPN 489)
|Housing and Community
|Issues in Environmental Quality
|Transportation & Urban Form
|Health Systems Planning (must be U3 or U4 — no exceptions)
|Emergency Management Principles
|Sustainable Communities (must by U3 or U4)
|Planning Healthier Communities
|Planning for Climate Change
|Design for Sustainable Transportation
Students wishing to declare a minor in urban planning should consult with advisors in their home college or school and in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning. Applicants must have a 2.0 or better overall GPR to be considered for the program.