Urban Studies Minor


Melina Patterson, Geography (Chair)
Jason James, Anthropology
Leslie Martin, Sociology
Andrea Smith, Historic Preservation


One introductory class from the following:
HISP 209 (Planning History and Practice) or GEOG 231 (Introduction to Planning) or GEOG 237 (Cities)

One methods or research oriented class from the following:
ANTH 344 (Urban Theory and Ethnography) or SOCG 313 (Urban Sociology) or HISP 469 (Laboratory in Preservation Planning)

Three electives, two from the 300 or 400 level, from two different departments:
ANTH 344 (Urban Theory and Ethnography), ARTH 310, 311 (Greek Art/Roman Art), CLAS 103, 105 (Ideas and Culture: Greek/Roman Civilization), CLAS 390 (The Ancient City), ECON 351 (Poverty, Affluence and Equality), ECON 352 (Labor economics), ECON 353 (Economics of Labor Unions), ECON 354 (Urban and Regional Economics), GEOG 231 (Introduction to Planning), GEOG 236 (Globalization and Local Development), GEOG 237 (Cities), GEOG 337 (Nature of Cities), GEOG 410Q (Regional Planning Seminar), HISP 209 (Planning History and Practice), HISP 469 (Laboratory in Preservation Planning), HISP 470 (Historic Preservation Abroad), HISP 471 (Special Studies in Historic Preservation: Urban Design), HIST 308 (U.S. Labor History), PSCI 332 (Metropolitan Problems), SOCG 313 (Urban Sociology), SOCG 332 (Introduction to Social Welfare), SOCG 440 (Sociology of Education)
Special topics courses, independent studies, and internships in relevant topics may also be substituted.

One capstone course: IDIS 400 (Urban Research Seminar)

Urban Studies Minor Requirements Worksheet