Urban Studies and Community Development BA

Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies and Community Development
Course Number and TitleCredits
UF 100 Foundations of Intellectual Life3
UF 200 Foundations of Ethics and Diversity3
FW ENGL 101 Writing and Rhetoric I3
FW ENGL 102 Writing and Rhetoric II3
FC Foundations of Oral Communication3
FM MATH 254 Introduction to Statistics3
FN ENVSTD 121 Introduction to Environmental Studies3
FN Foundations of Natural, Physical, & Applied Sciences course with a lab4
FA Foundations of Arts course3
FH Foundations of Humanities course3-4
FS ECON 202 Principles of Microeconomics3
FS SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology3
ECON 432 Urban Economics3
GEOG 360 Intro to Geographic Information Systems3
HIST 353 The Making of the Modern American City3
POLS 404 Urban Politics3
SPS 200 Careers in Public Service3
SPS 240 Playing with Public Data3
SPS 300 Communication in the Public Sphere3
URBAN 200 Intro to Urban Studies & Community Development3
URBAN 201 Planning and the Environment3
URBAN 300 Urban Infrastructure3
FF URBAN 492 Capstone Seminar3
URBAN 490 Urban Studies Field School or
URBAN 493 Internship or
URBAN 496 Independent Study
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 3 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
EOHS 230 Introduction to Environmental Health
ENVSTD 450 Energy and Society
HIST 102 World History II
POLS 409 Environmental Politics
*SOC 305 Racial and Cultural Minorities
SOC 312 Population Demography
SOC 403 Social Change
SOC 412 Qualitative Social Research Methods
SOC 421 Social Inequality
SOC 425 Urban Sociology
SOC 426 Rural Sociology
SOC 445 Food and Society
SOC 481 Sociology of Gender and Aging
*SPS 340 Policy Analysis and Implementation
URBAN 221 The City in Film
URBAN 301 Community Development Theory & Practice
URBAN 370 Urban Economic Devt Policy & Practice
URBAN 390 Urban Inequality
URBAN 410 Sustainable Cities
URBAN 420 Public Space and Placemaking
URBAN 430 Urban Design and the City Beautiful
URBAN 294, 494 Workshop
URBAN 297, 497 Special Topics
URBAN 490 Urban Studies Field School
URBAN 498, 499 Seminar
Upper-division electives to total 40 credits3
Electives to total 120 credits30-31
*These courses require prerequisites that are not required for the major.
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