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

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Ciolfi, M. L., Griffin, E., Pratt, J., Richards, M., Gildard, S., & Byrne, B. (2016). Living with a brain injury in Maine: Individual experiences, perceptions, and need.  Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Lenardson, J. D., Gale, J. A., & Ziller, E. C. (2016). Rural opioid abuse: Prevalence and user characteristics. (PB 63-1). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service, Maine Rural Health Research Center.

Snow, K. I., Gressani, T., Olsen, L., McGuire, C., Bratesman, S., Mauney, K., & Theriault, J. (2016). Adults using long term services and supports: Population and service use trends in Maine, SFY 2014. (Chartbook). Portland, ME: University of Southern Maine, Muskie School of Public Service.

Talbot, J. A., Ziller, E. C., & Szlocek, D. (2016). Mental health first aid in rural communities: Appropriateness and outcomes. Journal of Rural Health. doi: 10.1111/jrh.12173.

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