Verification of Completion of a Graduate Minor in City and Regional Planning for Nonmajors Only

The Graduate Minor in City and Regional Planning (CRP) for nonmajors has been formulated specifically for any graduate student at Cornell not enrolled in the Master of Regional Planning (M.R.P.) program.

Master's students from any discipline at Cornell — except M.R.P. — are invited to enroll in the graduate minor and take advantage of the wide variety of CRP classes offered.

Upon successful completion of the required classes, the Graduate Minor in City and Regional Planning will appear on the students' official Cornell transcript.

Curriculum Requirements

The curriculum for students in the Graduate Minor in City and Regional Planning Program for Nonmajors:

  • The minor is fulfilled with a minimum of four classes, totaling a minimum of 12 credit hours
  • Students take two required classes and two electives (at the 5000 level or higher)
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA is required for all coursework completed for the minor
  • Students must have a faculty member from the graduate field of city and regional planning appointed as a minor member of their committee

How to Apply

Students interested in pursuing the Graduate Minor in City and Regional Planning should complete this form and return it to the CRP office, 106 Sibley Hall. If you have any questions, please schedule an appointment with the director of graduate studies before turning in the form.

    Required Coursework:

    Students have two required core classes (8 credits minimum):

    • CRP 5130 Introduction to Planning Practice and History, 4 credits
    • CRP 5190 Urban Theory, 4 credits

    Elective Coursework:

    Students select two additional CRP classes at the 5000 level or higher. Please note: Class enrollment is subject to prerequisites. The director of graduate studies approves all students' programs of study, can disqualify any class, and accept other classes as electives. Class availability changes each semester. Students may not use independent study credit to satisfy this requirement.

    Fields marked with * are required.

    Expected Graduation Date

    The required classes for the minor are as follows (8 credits minimum):

    Required minor classes
    Dept/Number Class Title Credits Semester/Year Minimum Grade of C
    CRP 5130 Introduction to Planning Practice and History 4

    CRP 5190 Urban Theory 4

     

    The elective requirements for the minor are a minimum of two courses at the 5000-level or higher and a minimum total of 4 credits.

    Elective minor courses
    Dept/Number Class Title Credits Semester/Year Minimum Grade of C


    Note: In order to count toward a Graduate Minor in CRP all grades must be a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    Student Signature:  __________________________________________     Date:    _________________ 

    CRP Director of Graduate Studies Signature:   ________________________     Date:    _________________ 

    Dept. Verification:   __________________________________________     Date:    _________________ 


    For Department Use Only

    Process Date:  _______________


    Submit when courses have been completed, but no later than the last semester of final year.

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