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 from History of Cities or Comparative & Theoretical Dimension1
Theme Choice
Select 2 course units of Public Policy, Built Environment, or Urban Economics & Finance2
Related Elective
Select 1 course unit of Related Elective 11
Field Work
URBSĀ 300Fieldwork Seminar (or Approved Alternative Work)2
Total Course Units6
1

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 2017 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.