Undergraduate Minor


Public Administration


Urban and regional planning is one area of public administration that has seen considerable growth over the past few years. The Urban and Regional Planning minor provides the basics for those interested in employment in urban and regional planning or those looking to enhance their current undergraduate program.


The 18-credit-hour minor in Urban and Regional Planning consists of the following seven core courses:


This course covers planning topics such as land use, and comprehensive and urban planning as they relate to the physical aspects of the natural and human
Offered in fall and spring
This course covers the knowledge and skills concerning information technologies important for planners and public managers, including use of GIS to manipulate and analyze spatial data.
Offered in spring
The study of land use and planning to include zoning variances, non-conformities, development agreements, subdivision controls, redevelopment and sprawl.
Offered in fall
This course covers the theories and concepts of the physical, cultural, social and financial factors associated with urban design.
Offered in spring
This class covers data collection, analytical methods and techniques of report presentation for population and economic analysis.
Offered in fall
The study of environmental policy making processes, programs, and problems through lectures, field study, and research projects.
Offered in spring

For more information, please visit the UCF Undergraduate Catalog.

Admissions and Advising

Students pursuing this undergraduate minor must be in a degree-seeking program, and the minor is awarded at completion of the degree program. This is an open-enrollment program, which means that there is no application process. Rather, students must complete an electronic minor declaration form.