Sep 28, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Urban Studies Minor

Return to: 2150 Urban Studies Institute  

The minor in Urban Studies will provide undergraduate students with a concentration in interdisciplinary studies of cities, urbanism, and urbanity. The Minor has a liberal arts orientation: it combines perspectives from the social sciences, the humanities, and policy. The Minor is a useful complement to majors such as Public Policy, History, Geography, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science, Public Health, Real Estate and others.

Students who wish to minor in urban studies must take 15 hours of courses. This will include two required courses offered within the Urban Studies Institute and three courses chosen from a list of possible electives.

Minor Requirements (15 Credit Hours)

Core Courses (6 Credit Hours)

All minors are required to take two (new) core courses

Optional Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Students must select three courses from the list of Optional Courses, below. All are 3-4 credit courses. More information on these courses is provided in Appendix D.

Note: *offered both semesters.


Total Semester Hours for Minor: 15 Credit Hours

Students should select Area F elective courses in consultation with advisor as some upper level coursese have prerequisites. The advisors can also  approve exceptions to the current elective list.