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Urban & Regional Studies

Major - Areas of Emphasis

Requirements for the Major

Areas of Emphasis

View the course requirements and recommended semester by semester schedule of courses for the areas of emphasis in Urban and Regional Studies:

Community Development

Course work focuses on macro issues in economic development and planning, including Land Use Controls, Community Economic Development, Urban and Regional Planning, and Urban and Regional Economic Theory.

Ethnic Studies

Course work emphasizes experience of ethnic and racial groups in the United States, including especially the continuing efforts of these groups to build communities and their own ethnic identities in the United States.

Urban and Regional Planning

A specialized program of study emphasizing planning theory and methods and requiring internship work with local planning agencies. This curriculum is often selected by students interested in graduate work in urban and regional studies.

Urban and Regional Studies

Many students in are interested in the general program in urban and regional studies.