Urban Studies and Planning - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Geography
413 McGilvrey Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2045
geography@kent.edu
www.kent.edu/geography


Description

The Urban Studies and Planning minor emphasizes student understanding of the political, economic, institutional and social context of cities.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

[USPL]

Minor Requirement
ECON 42081URBAN ECONOMICS 3
GEOG 36065CITIES AND URBANIZATION (DIVG) 3
POL 30450URBAN POLITICS AND POLICY 3
SOC 32673URBAN SOCIOLOGY 3
Choose from the following: 16
ECONOMICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT
URBAN TRANSPORTATION
URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
INTERNSHIP IN GEOGRAPHY AND PLANNING (ELR)
Appropriate statistics course 2
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18
1

Students must complete elective credit hours in departments other than the major department. The electives chosen must be approved by the urban studies and planning advisor and all appropriate prerequisites must be met.

2

Offered by management and information systems, geography, mathematical sciences, political science or sociology.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).