Urban Studies prepares graduates for a variety of fields and careers in the private, for-profit world as well as the public and private nonprofit sectors. 

Major Requirements

Urban Studies requires the completion of 36 credits in urban studies courses, concentration courses, and additional courses that count toward the major.


The program offers an introductory course, research and presentation-skills seminars, and internship experience in urban-related professions.


Urban Studies offers concentrations in community organization, comparative international urbanism, urban policy and administration, and urban planning.


Individualized advising helps our students achieve their intellectual and career goals.