Urban and Regional Studies: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

Supporting Courses (16 credits)

Required courses:

COMM 133: Fundamentals of Public Address (3 credits)

ENG COMP 105: Expository Writing (3 credits)

GEOG 250: Displays of Geographic Information (3 credits)

MATH 260: Introductory Statistics (4 credits)

UR RE ST 100: Introduction to Urban Studies (3 credits)

Upper-Level Requirements (27 credits)

Urban and Regional Studies Core (9 credits)

UR RE ST 310: Urban Sociology (3 credits)

UR RE ST 312: Community Politics (3 credits)

UR RE ST 341: The City and its Regional Context (3 credits)

Urban and Regional Studies Senior Seminar, (3 credits)

UR RE ST 431: Seminar in Ethics and Public Action (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis

Complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis:
- Broad Program
- Community Development
- Ethnic Studies
- Land Surveying
- Urban and Regional Planning

Broad Program

Choose 15 credits

GEOG 370: Geography of South America (3 credits)

PSYCH 390: Environmental Psychology (3 credits)

UR RE ST 305: Urban Politics and Policy (3 credits)

UR RE ST 309: Urban and Regional Economics (3 credits)

UR RE ST 313: The City Through Time and Space (3 credits)

UR RE ST 315: Street Gangs in America (3 credits)

UR RE ST 320: Cities in Cinema (3 credits)

UR RE ST 323: Asian American Communities in the United States (3 credits)

UR RE ST 324: Latino Communities in the United States (3 credits)

UR RE ST 340: Economics of Land Use (3 credits)

UR RE ST 342: Community Economic Development (3 credits)

UR RE ST 351: Transportation and the City (3 credits)

UR RE ST 360: GIS and the Urban World (3 credits)

UR RE ST 392: Analysis of South Asia (3 credits)

UR RE ST 412: Urban and Regional Planning (3 credits)

UR RE ST 461: Special Topics in Urban and Regional Studies (3 credits)

UR RE ST 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

UR RE ST 498: Independent Study (1-4 credits)

UR RE ST 499: Travel Course (1-6 credits)

Internship or lab course credit may be substituted for one of the courses with approval of adviser.

Community Development

Supporting Courses (4 credits)

ECON 203: Micro Economic Analysis (3 credits)

ECON 207: Micro Economics Laboratory (1 credit)

Community Development Curriculum (18 credits)

ECON 303: Intermediate Micro Economic Theory (3 credits)

ECON 409: Public Finance and Fiscal Policy (3 credits)

UR RE ST 309: Urban and Regional Economics (3 credits)

UR RE ST 340: Economics of Land Use (3 credits)

UR RE ST 342: Community Economic Development (3 credits)

UR RE ST 412: Urban and Regional Planning (3 credits)

Internship or lab course credit may be substituted for one of the courses with approval of adviser.

Ethnic Studies

Supporting Courses (6 credits)

Required:

HISTORY 309: United States Immigration History (3 credits)

SOCIOL 203: Ethnic and Racial Identities (3 credits)

Ethnic Studies emphasis (15 credits)

SOCIOL 303: Race and Ethnic Relations (3 credits)

HISTORY 340: Topics in African American History (3 credits)

HUM STUD 385: Perspectives on Human Values: First Nations (3 credits)

UR RE ST 323: Asian American Communities in the United States (3 credits)

UR RE ST 324: Latino Communities in the United States (3 credits)

Internship or lab course credit may be substituted for one of the courses with approval of adviser.

Land Surveying

Land Surveying curriculum (15 credits)

GEOG 350: GIS in Public and Environmental Policy (2 credits)

GEOG 351: Elements of Cartography (3 credits)

GEOG 450: Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3 credits)

UR RE ST 412: Urban and Regional Planning (3 credits)

UR RE ST 497: Internship (1-12 credits)

Internship or lab course credit may be substituted for one of the courses with approval of adviser.

Urban and Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning curriculum (17 credits)

GEOG 350: GIS in Public and Environmental Policy (2 credits)

UR RE ST 309: Urban and Regional Economics (3 credits)

UR RE ST 313: The City Through Time and Space (3 credits)

UR RE ST 360: GIS and the Urban World (3 credits)

UR RE ST 412: Urban and Regional Planning (3 credits)

UR RE ST 452: Planning Theory and Methods (3 credits)

Internship or lab course credit may be substituted for one of the courses with approval of adviser.