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Urban Studies and Community Development BA

Urban Studies and Community Development BA
Course Number and TitleCredits
ENGL 101 Introduction to College Writing3
ENGL 102 Intro to College Writing and Research3
UF 100 Intellectual Foundations3
UF 200 Civic and Ethical Foundations3
DLM MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics3
DLN ENVSTD 121 Introduction to Environmental Studies3
DLN Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with lab4
DLV Visual and Performing Arts3
DLL Literature and Humanities3-4
DLS ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics3
DLS SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
ECON 432 Urban Economics3
POLS 404 Urban Politics3
SOC 425 Urban Sociology3
SPS 101 Public Service, Civic Engagement, and Community Conflict3
CID SPS 300 Communication in the Public Sphere3
URBAN 200 The Urban Metropolis Seminar3
URBAN 240 Urban Data and Community Evaluation3
URBAN 300 Urban Infrastructure3
URBAN 493 Internship or
URBAN 496 Independent Study
URBAN 491 Project Seminar1
FF URBAN 492 Capstone Seminar3
Choose 3 credits from the following Urban Tools and Strategies courses:
URBAN 340 Public Participation and Civic Engagement
URBAN 341 Grant and Proposal Development
URBAN 342 Survey Design
URBAN 343 Public/Private Partnerships
URBAN 344 Public Finance and Budgeting
URBAN 345 Data Visualization
URBAN 346 Community Development Strategies
URBAN 347 Real Estate Development
URBAN 348 Historic Preservation
URBAN 349 Leadership in Community Development
URBAN 350 Greening Strategies for the City
Choose 5 courses from the following of urban and community development electives:
CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 102 Introduction to Police
COMM 160 Communication and Culture
*COMM 361 Organizational Communication
*COMM 435 Collaboration and Facilitation
DISPUT 390 Conflict Management
DISPUT 401 Negotiation
*ECON 474 Sustainability and Economic Policy
GEOG 360 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
HIST 102 History of Western Civilization II: 17th Century to Present
HLTHST 102 Environmental Health
HLTHST 304 Public Health
POLS 409 Environmental Politics
*SOC 305 Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOC 312 Population Demography
SOC 403 Social Change
SOC 421 Social Inequality
SOC 426 Rural Sociology
SOC 481 Sociology of Gender and Aging
URBAN 221 The City in Film
URBAN 260 Community Development Theory and Practice
URBAN 370 Urban Economic Development Policy and Practice
URBAN 371 The Urban West
URBAN 390 Urban Inequality
URBAN 410 Sustainable Cities
URBAN 420 Public Space and Placemaking
URBAN 297, 497 Special Topics
URBAN 498, 499 Seminar
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits0-15
Electives to total 120 credits22-36
* These courses require prerequisites that are not required for the major.