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Urban and Regional Planning (Minor)

About the Program

The objective of this 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 primarily designed for arts and science majors who would like to enhance their employment opportunities in a planning or related area, or who desire to pursue graduate training in such an area.

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: 21 credits

Required Courses (12 cr)
PLN 215 Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning
PLN 315 Principles of Urban and Regional Planning
PLN 325 Maps and Mapmaking Using GIS
PLN 401 Comprehensive Planning Principles

Electives (9 cr): Selected with advisement
PLN 225 Planning Methods
PLN 310 Urban Transportation Planning
PLN 340 Land Use Planning and Zoning
PLN 341 Housing & Real Estate
PLN 350 Planning for Sustainable Communities
PLN 360 Environmental Impact Assessment
PLN 370 Water Resource Planning
PLN 380 Neighborhood Revitalization
PLN 410 Sustainable Transportation Planning
GEG 309 Introduction to Urban Geography

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