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Sustainable Urban and Regional Planning Minor
Students that pursue a minor in sustainable and urban planning learn about sustainable integration of social, environmental, and economic priorities in planning.
The Department of Geography and Sustainable Planning offers a minor in sustainable urban and regional planning, which focuses on strategies, best practices, and skills required for sustainable area development, smart and green infrastructure, and sustainable integration of social, environmental, and economic priorities in planning.
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Why Study Urban and Regional Planning at Grand Valley?
- To demonstrate mastery of key principles of design and policy in the field of urban and regional planning, including the historical roots of those principles and strategies for their implementation.
- To understand the historical evolution of urban planning including key thinkers and planning paradigms.
- To master best practices in urban sustainable design.
- To develop competency in environmental, economic and social goals of sustainable planning.