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Urban Studies

Programmatic Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to conceptualize, analytically define, and treat urban places as meaningful entities, and will have developed an understanding of the interaction and relationship between population groups, economics and political activities, and the natural and built environments from an interdisciplinary perspective.
  2. Students will develop an understanding of social science research methodology, including the analysis and interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data appropriate to the study of urban areas, and will have an understanding of and commitment to ethical standards for conducting research, for reporting findings and implementing the results of those findings.
  3. Students will gain the technical knowledge, analytical tools, critical thinking and teamwork skills necessary to (a) qualify for entry level employment in positions in the private or public sector at local, regional, state, and national levels; (b) qualify for admission into graduate programs in Urban Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, Urban Policy Analysis and related professional fields.

Assessment Plan

Annual Reports

Curriculum Map:
Most Recent Program Review 2013-14