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Urban Geography and Planning (Minor)
This specialized minor offers students an overview of the field of geography, focusing on urban geography courses with topics including urbanization, urban issues and solutions, and urban planning.
|URBAN GEOGRAPHY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS I: DIGITAL MAPPING|
|SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT|
|RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT|
|HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO|
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS|
|KNOWLEDGE, PLACE AND POWER|
|SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION|
|TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM|
|SEMINAR IN SELECTED TOPICS (as applicable)|
Courses should be selected with the consent of the student’s Geography faculty advisor.
A student completing an Urban Geography and Planning minor is eligible to simultaneously complete a GIS Certificate. Only 2 courses (GEO 141, and either GEO 242 or GEO 243) from the Urban Geography and Planning Minor can also be applied to the undergraduate GIS Certificate. A student wishing to complete an Urban Geography and Planning minor and an undergraduate GIS Certificate will complete a minimum of 8 Geography courses. Please see a faculty adviser in the Department of Geography for further details.
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