Category Archives: Spatial Studies Minor

A Spatial Studies Minor from Spatial Science Institute at USC can take you places! Read on to learn how!

Autumn Gupta

One of the things that attracted me most to USC was the emphasis on interdisciplinary studies and the access to research I would have as an undergraduate student. I love how the GeoDesign major enhances and expands upon my coursework with my Environmental Studies major. I am a problem solver by nature, so I really…
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Lilly Nie

I am an Urban Planning and Spatial Sciences student with an interest in community engagement, equity-driven growth and accessibility to sustainable alternative transportation methods. I consider myself a public servant leader and an advocate for building healthy and physically active communities. I worked as a research fellow at the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC)…
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Braulio Hoyos

As a Policy, Planning, and Development major with a minor in Spatial Studies (USC'17), I learned about the power of analyzing and visualizing data to assess how people experience physical space at all urban scales. I developed my leadership, communication, and creative skills by self-funding four trips to study and/or work overseas. My experiences abroad…
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Sarah J. Ellis

Right after graduating USC in May 2015 with a major in Policy, Planning, and Development and a minor in Spatial Studies, I started a job as a contracted GIS Technician for Apple engineering teams. I worked with spatial data providing technical services, assessing, validating and enhancing world location data content for consumer applications and metrics.…
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