Urban and Regional Analysis

(20 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Geography, 216 Shideler Hall (513-529-5010).

Urban and regional planners develop programs and policies to guide future growth and redevelopment of urban, suburban, and rural communities. They assist elected officials in solving the social, economic, and environmental problems of their communities.

This minor is not available to urban and regional planning majors. All courses must be taken for a grade, not credit/no-credit, except by permission of the primary adviser. Six courses, or at least 20 semester hours, are required. A minimum 2.00 GPA is required for all courses in the minor.

Program Requirements

All of these:

GEO 101 Global Forces, Local Diversity (3)

GEO 201 Geography of Urban Diversity (3)

GEO 451 Urban and Regional Planning (3)

GEO 459 Advanced Urban and Regional Planning (3)

Choose TWO or THREE of the following to bring the total to 20 hours:

GEO 241 Map Interpretation (3) or

GEO 242 Mapping a Changing World (3)

GEO 437 Regional Land Use Capability Analysis (3)

GEO 441 Geographic Information Systems (3)

GEO 442 Advanced GIS (3)

GEO 444 GIScience in Landscape Ecology (3)

GEO 447 Aerial Photo Interpretation (4)

GEO 448 Techniques and Applications of Remote Sensing (3)

GEO 454 Urban Geography (3)

GEO 455 Race, Urban Change, and Conflict in America (3)

GEO 457 Global Cities (3)

GEO 458 Cities of Difference (3)

GEO 462 Public Space (3)

GEO 467 Land Use, Law and the State (3)

GEO 475 Global Periphery's Urbanization (3)

GEO 476 Global Poverty (3)

GEO 493 Urban Field Experience (3)

STA 261 Statistics (4)

Selected GEO 460 courses and other courses may be substituted with permission of your primary adviser.

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