Urban Studies, Minor
The Urban Studies minor focuses on urban issues and offers opportunities to students to learn about a variety of urban problems from a variety of perspectives including those that involve class, gender, and race. Students explore different approaches to make our cities more equitable, inclusive, sustainable, and livable. Courses in the department provide important insights into the social, political, economic, historical, and cultural forces shaping our cities. In addition, these courses offer students an excellent opportunity to prepare for graduate programs in related fields, including urban and regional planning, public policy, law, business, public administration, geography, sociology, public health, and social services.
The minor in Urban Studies consists of one required course (UPPP 4: Introduction to Urban Studies) and seven upper-division UPPP courses.
Why should you consider minor in Urban Studies? You can learn more about the urban issues and environmental problems, inequities in access to urban amenities, housing affordability crisis and transportation, climate change.
Eight courses (32 units):
|UPPP 4||Introduction to Urban Studies|
|Select any seven upper-division UPPP courses.|