Urban Development and Planning Concentration, Geography (BA)

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Course Requirements

Concentration Core

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose five courses from the following (at least one must be at the 300-level):20
URBAN GEOGRAPHY - EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING
SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
RACE, JUSTICE, AND THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT
HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF CHICAGO
COMPARATIVE URBANISM
WORLD ECONOMY: STATES, MARKETS AND LABOR
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE
SUSTAINABLE URBAN TRANSPORTATION
URBAN PLANNING
URBAN/CITY DESIGN
TOPICS IN ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM

Methods and Techniques

Course Title Quarter Hours
Choose two courses from the following list:8
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS II: COMMUNITY GIS
REMOTE SENSING
PLACES, HUMANITIES AND GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
REMOTE SENSING II
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS III: SPATIAL ANALYSIS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
PROGRAMMING IN PYTHON FOR GIS
GIS ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
WEB GIS AND SPATIAL DATA VISUALIZATION ON THE WEB
STATISTICAL DATA ANALYSIS FOR GIS

Supporting Fields

Choose five urban-related courses selected from course offerings in Anthropology, Environmental Science and Studies, Geography, History, History of Art and Architecture, Political Science, Public Policy Studies, Real Estate, Sociology, Women's and Gender Studies, or any other discipline or program selected in consultation with the student's adviser.

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.​​​​