Urban Studies (URST)

URST 2000 Introduction to Urban Studies (TM) 3 Credits

This specialized course integrates current information from the disciplines of social science to explain the phenomenon of urban growth. Students will examine the myth and reality of life in the megalopolis.

(3 contact hours)

URST 2100 Contemporary Urban Issues 3 Credits

This course explores current challenges facing cities and potential solutions. Topics examined include the provision of social and physical services, housing, employment, the educational system, and national and international demographic changes. Throughout the course, students will examine the unique challenges faced by underrepresented populations and minority groups.

(3 contact hours)