The Urban Studies minor is intended for any undergraduate student seeking to develop a multi-disciplinary but focused exploration of cities, urban life and artifacts, and the design and organization of urban space and experience. It is designed to complement pursuit of any major(s) throughout the Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, Architecture, Public Health, and Business and offers an excellent academic supplement to pre-professional training for many areas of law, social work, and medicine.
Six courses (minimum of 18 credits) are required for the minor in Urban Studies which include:
|URST 2010||The City I||3|
|URST 2020||The City II||3|
|Select 4 of the following:||12|
|N.O. As Cultural System|
|Anthropology of Cities|
|Pompeii:Life in a Roman Town|
|Econ Hist of U.S.|
|Latin American Modernity|
|Politics of Poverty Policy|
|Intro to African American Psyc|
|Wealth,Power and Inequality|
|Race/Ethnicity In Amer|
|Urban Policy & Planning|
|Urban Latin America|
|Building Community Partnership|
|Total Credit Hours||18|
Any course in which a student earns less than C- does not count toward fulfillment of the minor program. Students must achieve a C average across all required coursework.
Or other urban electives per program approval. List includes pre-approved course only. In as much as course offerings change, students are advised to check with the Urban Studies Program for up-to-date listings and may petition the Urban Studies Steering Committee in advance regarding other course approvals. Listed courses may have prerequisites. Prospective students should consult the catalog and/or relevant department.
Students must ensure that at least one elective course (3 credits) is at the 3000 level or higher and that elective courses are drawn from at least two departments, programs, or schools. Any course in which a student earns less than C- does not count toward fulfillment of the minor program. Students must achieve a C average across all required coursework.