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
|URPN 201||The Evolving City||3|
|URPN 202||Building Better Cities (USAR students take a 900s section)||3|
Choose 9 hours from the following list
|URPN 240||Monuments, Preservation and Social Justice||3|
|URPN 302||Legal Foundations in Planning (URPN 489)||3|
|URPN 340||Housing and Community||3|
|URPN 360||Issues in Environmental Quality||3|
|URPN 361||Urban Issues|
|URPN 369||Transportation & Urban Form||3|
|URPN 370||Health Systems Planning (must be U3 or U4 — no exceptions)||3|
|URPN 440||Economic Development||3|
|URPN 450||Emergency Management Principles||3|
|URPN 460||Sustainable Communities (must by U3 or U4)||3|
|URPN 471||Planning Healthier Communities||3|
|URPN XXX||Planning for Climate Change||3|
|URPN XXX||Design for Sustainable Transportation||3|
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.
Request a Minor in Urban Planning (PDF)
Academic Advisor IV – Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning979.845.1144 Email Janet Richards
Professor and Department Head979.862.4320 Email Galen Newman