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Planning (Minor)

About the Program

The objective of the planning minor is to introduce students to the discipline of planning and to familiarize them with some of the fundamental approaches to the discipline. It is designed for students who would like to enhance their employment opportunities in a planning or related area, or who wish to pursue graduate training in these areas.

About the Geography and Planning Department

A213 Classroom Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6216
Fax: (716) 878-4009

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours: 18 credits

A. Required Courses (6 credits)
PLN 315 Principles of Urban and Regional Planning
PLN 325 Maps and Mapmaking Using GIS

B. Electives (12 credits selected with advisement)
PLN 310 Urban Transportation Planning
PLN 330 Land Resource Analysis & Planning
PLN 340 Fundamentals of Zoning
PLN 341 Housing & Real Estate
PLN 370 Water Resource Planning
PLN 401 Comprehensive Planning Principles
GEG 305 Principles of Economic Geography
GEG 307 Conservation & Environmental Management
GEG 365 Soil Science & Management
GEG 375 Principles of Hydrology
GEG 421 Watershed Analysis
GEG 425 Fundamentals of GIS
GEG 427 Corporate Applications in GIS
GEG 428 Environmental Assessment & Planning Applications in GIS

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