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2013 - 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

Course Descriptions

Urban and Regional Studies:

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits3
Lecture
Fall
UR RE ST-310

Urban Sociology

  • Pre-Requisites
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Additional Fees

The study of social life and population groups in the urban environment. Our concern is with the social and psychological consequences of city life and the political and economic forces which have produced the industrial and corporate cities of the present day. Other topics include theories of "community," the location of industrial and commercial areas, the distribution of racial and ethnic groups, and urban problems such as poverty, housing, and public services.

Prerequisites
P: jr st; and Ur Re St 100 or Pu En Af 202 or Pol Sci 202 or Sociol 202.