Urban Studies, Minor

The Urban Studies minor offers students an opportunity to think and learn about cities in an informed, disciplined and integrated way. The program introduces a variety of perspectives on the origins, development, and nature of cities, stressing the application of theory to practice. Students take four Urban Studies courses, and complete an internship for an additional two CUs in this six CU minor. The internship component allows students the opportunity to work closely with a community group, public agency, non-profit or private organization in the city.

Minor Requirements
Theme Choice
Select 1 course unit of Urban Studies theme course in either History of Cities or Comparative and Theoretical Dimensions1
Theme Choice
Select 3 course units of Urban Studies Electives (can include up to one advisor-approved urban related course)3
Field Work
URBSĀ 3000Fieldwork Seminar (or Approved Alternative Work)2
Total Course Units6

Can be an Urban Studies course or an approved Urban related course.

The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.