The minor in environmental planning allows students to explore the intersection of the natural and social sciences with urban and regional development. Environmental planning facilitates decision-making to carry out urban planning, urban design, land development and natural resource conservation with consideration given to environmental, social, political and economic factors. Environmental planners are central to inspiring more creative and ecologically informed plans and help mitigate the detrimental effects of development.

  • Learn how to facilitate decision-making to promote environmentally sound growth

  • Understand the frameworks necessary to achieve sustainable outcomes

  • Complement your undergraduate studies with a minor