Urban and Regional Analysis Minor

For information, contact the Department of Geography, 118B 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. 

Program Requirements

(20 semester hours)

All of the following:
GEO 101Global Forces, Local Diversity3
GEO 201Geography of Urban Diversity3
GEO 451Urban and Regional Planning3
GEO 459Advanced Urban and Regional Planning3
Select at least 8 hours of the following:8
Mapping a Changing World
Geographies of Urban Change
Geographic Information Systems
Advanced Geographic Information Systems
GIScience Techniques in Landscape Ecology
Techniques and Applications of Remote Sensing
Urban Geography
Race, Urban Change, and Conflict in America
Citizenship and the City
Land Use, Law and the State: Geographic Perspectives
Global Periphery's Urbanization
Global Poverty
Urban Field Experience
Introduction to Business Statistics
Total Credit Hours20

GEO 460/GEO 560 courses and other courses may be substituted with permission of your primary advisor.  A 2.00 grade point average is required for the courses in the minor. Courses for the minor may not be taken on a credit/no credit basis except by permission of the primary advisor.