Urban and Regional Studies: Requirements for the Major

Interdisciplinary Major

In addition to these requirements for the major, students must complete requirements in one of the following areas of emphasis: Community Development, Ethnic Studies, Land Surveying, Urban and Regional Planning.

Supporting Courses, (16 credits):

Required:

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)

Elective Courses, (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.

Urban and Regional Studies Senior Seminar, (3 credits):

UR RE ST 430: Seminar in Ethics and Public Action (3 credits)

Area of Emphasis: Community Development

Supporting Courses, (4 credits):

Required:

ECON 203: Micro Economic Analysis (3 credits)

ECON 207: Micro Economics Laboratory (1 credit)

Community Development Curriculum, (18 credits):

Required:

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.

Area of Emphasis: 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):

Required:

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.

Area of Emphasis: Land Surveying

Land Surveying curriculum, (15 credits):

Required:

GEOG 350: Geographic Information Systems (3 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.

Area of Emphasis: Urban and Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning curriculum, (15 credits):

Required:

GEOG 350: Geographic Information Systems (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 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.