Urban Studies

The Urban Studies degree program is administered by the Department of Geography and the Environment. Students must be admitted to the degree program. 

All Urban Studies majors must earn a grade of at least B- in Statistics and Data Sciences 301 or an approved statistics course. This requirement must be satisfied prior to enrollment in Urban Studies 315.


Twenty-seven semester hours of coursework, consisting of the following:

  1. Urban Studies 301
  2. Urban Studies 315
  3. Urban Studies 360 or an approved internship course
  4. Urban Studies 370 or 679H
  5. Fifteen additional hours of upper-division coursework in urban studies

Program admission and approved course information is available on the Urban Studies Program website.