Current Students

This multidisciplinary major draws upon a wide range of urban-related disciplines to provide a solid foundation in the study and analysis of the physical, social, economic, and political factors that shape cities and regions, as well as the role of urban and regional planning in managing these dynamic forces of change. Students in this degree program also have the opportunity to declare a Concentration in Geographical Information Science (GIS).

Geographical Information Systems
URS Majors are encouraged to develop more advanced research methods in Geographical Information Systems (GIS). A notable area of strength at the U of L, GIS has become a growth area in research, teaching and employment for our graduates. Courses in GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial Models and Spatial Statistics provide relevant training for students interested in careers related to cities, public administration at the municipal level, planning and land development.

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