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Urban Studies Research

By 2050, futurists say, the world’s urban population will nearly double. Nine of ten Americans will live in cities larger than Boise by the time our freshman reach retirement age.

Boise State’s bachelor of urban studies prepares students for what lies ahead. The 36-credit major builds from a bedrock of humanities and social science with an emphasis on analytical problem-solving. Workshops extend the classroom. A summer field school tours in search of remarkable landscapes that illustrate metropolitan trends.