2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Urban Studies Minor

The urban studies minor requires 18 credit hours, selected from at least three disciplines with a maximum of 9 hours from any one discipline, to include:

A minimum of 6 hours to be selected from the following core courses:

ECON 30473Regional and Urban Economics

3

GEOG 30713Urban Geography

3

HIST 30803U.S. Urban History

3

POSC 31623Urban Politics

3

A minimum of 3 hours with a service learning, internship or independent research component. These courses should include but are not be restricted to:

CRJU 40963Internship in Criminal Justice

3

GEOG 40323Urban and Business Applications of Geographic Information Systems

3

HIST 30813Oral History Field Research Seminar

3

POSC 40960Civic Literacy Internships

3

SOCI 30213Applied Sociology

3

SPAN 31803Service-Learning in the Latino Community

3

9 additional hours of relevant coursework from the list of approved Urban Studies courses or approved by the Urban Studies adviser, to be completed subject to the distributional requirements.

No course may be applied to both a student's major and minor requirements. If one of the above courses is required for a student's major, the student may substitute another approved course in the minor. The student would not be required to complete a second Internship or service learning course.

Urban Studies Approved Courses

Other relevant courses may be applied to the minor with the approval of the associate dean of AddRan College.

ANTH 30623Urban Anthropology

3

ANTH 30663Food Justice

3

CRJU 30323Cultural Criminology

3

CRJU 30853Multiculturalism in the Criminal Justice System

3

CRJU 30903Law and Society

3

CRJU 30963Japan: Environment, Technology, and Sustainability

3

ECON 30473Regional and Urban Economics

3

ENGL 30153Nature Writing in Nature

3

ENGL 30203

ENGL 30693U.S. Multi-Ethnic Literature

3

ENGL 30973

ENGL 40553Studies in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

3

GEOG 30313Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOG 30743Applied Geography

3

GEOG 40323Urban and Business Applications of Geographic Information Systems

3

GEOL 50523Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

3

GRMN 20123Topics in German Culture

3

GRMN 30173German Culture in Cologne, the Rhineland and Beyond

3

HIST 30383

HIST 30583Living in London

3

HIST 30613History of Working People in America

3

HIST 30803U.S. Urban History

3

HIST 30813Oral History Field Research Seminar

3

HIST 40653Beer Drinkers, Hell Raisers, and Robber Barons: America in the Gilded Age and Progress Era

3

POSC 20144Practicing American and Texas Politics

4

POSC 30103

POSC 30303

POSC 40960Civic Literacy Internships

3

SOCI 20223Social Problems

3

SOCI 30213Applied Sociology

3

SOCI 30233Sustainability: Environmental, Social & Economic Issues

3

SPAN 20403The Hispanic City

3

SPAN 31803Service-Learning in the Latino Community

3