Urban Studies Minor


Degree Information

  • Overview

    Track one: Urban Social Development

    A general introduction to the city. You'll gain a multifaceted understanding of urban life from various disciplinary angles and insights.

    Track two: The Built Environment

    Perfect for aspiring architects and urban planners. You'll learn the key aspects of building, designing, and shaping neighborhoods and cities.

    Track three: Urban Policy

    A step toward city politics, nonprofits, and social service work. You'll explore the tools and frameworks of local government and the social service sectors of urban life.

    Track four: Education

    For teachers in urban contexts. You'll better understand the systems and structures that affect urban schools.

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Do you have an interest in health education, policies, and advocacy work in urban environments? Pair your urban studies minor with a public health degree. Learn more »

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