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Undergraduate Catalog

Geography: Minor

Minor in Geography - 18-20 credits

Required courses................................9 credits
GEO201 Human Geography (3)
GEO202 Physical Geography (3)
GEO213 Economic Geography (3)

Electives.............................................9-11 credits
Each candidate for the minor must complete three (3) elective courses in geography, at least two (2) of which must be at the upper-division level.

 

Minor in Urban Planning - 19-21 credits

Urban planners are responsible for a broad range of activities that reshape the physical landscape, including providing infrastructure systems, planning for land-use change, and environmental stewardship. The Urban Planning minor is intended for students majoring in other fields of study who are interested in engaging with the theory and practice of urban planning.

Required courses................................13 credits
GEO214 Introduction to Urban & Regional Planning (3)
GEO241 Spatial Statistics (3)
GEO314 Issues in Planning (3)
GEO341 Introduction to GIS (4)

Electives..............................................6-8 credits
Select two courses from the following list, choosing no two from the same department:
CPS104 Visual Programming (3)
CPS110 Web Design (3)
CPS210 Computer Science I: Foundations (4)
ECO206 Microeconomics (3)
ECO207 Macroeconomics (3)
GEO212 Cities of the World (3)
GEO221 Geography of Soils (3)
GEO322 Geography of Water Resources (3)
GEO315 Quantitative Analysis in Urban Planning (3)
GEO431 Natural Resources: Utilization & Management (3)
POL216 American Government & Politics (4)
POL316 American Public Policy (3)
POL350 Introduction to Law (3)
SOC220 Social Inequality in the U.S. (3)
SOC345 Urban Sociology (3)