Minor in Planning and GIS

The Geography-Anthropology program offers a minor in planning and GIS. This minor focuses on augmenting cutting edge GIS and remote sensing skills and applying these to analyze land use and environmental planning problems and issues.

The minor in Planning and GIS shall consist of a minimum of 16 credits. No grades of D will be counted toward fulfillment of the major or minor requirements:

  • Required courses: GEO 305, GEO 308, GEO 209 or GEO/ESP 210 or ESP 200
  • Choice of one from: GEO  408, GEO 338, GEO 448, ESP 220, ESP 305
  • Choice of one from: GEO 203, GEO 303, GEO 402, GEO 320, ESP308/GEO285, ESP 220, ESP 305

New Publications

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Building Bridges Beyond the Quadrangle: The CAO and the External Community
(Book chapter by Mark Lapping in: Martin J, Samuels JE, eds. The Provost's Handbook: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press; 2015:200-206.)

Health Data and Financing and Delivery System Reform: Is the Glass Half Full or Half Empty? (Issue Brief by Barbara Shaw, Andy Coburn, Kimberley Fox, Andrea Gerstenberger, and Barbara Leonard)

New Jersey's Manage by Data Program: Changing Culture and Capacity to Improve Outcomes(Report by David Lambert and Julie Atkins).

Rural Implications of Medicaid Expansion under the Affordable Care Act. (Issue Brief by Erika Ziller, Jennifer Lenardson, and Andy Coburn).

Safety of Rural Nursing Home-to-Emergency Department Transfers: Improving Communication and Patient Information Sharing across Settings. Journal for Healthcare Quality, 37(1), 55-65. (Authors: Judy Tupper, Carolyn Gray, Karen Pearson, and Andy Coburn).

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