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Hello URST students.  As you plan your courses in coming semesters here are some updates to keep in mind: 

Summer 2018

There are several Urban Studies courses offered over the summer:

URST 101 Introduction to Urban Studies - offered online

URST 310 Urban Planning - offered face to face on the main campus

URST 313 Sustainable Urbanism - offered online


Fall 2018

Core classes for the Major

URST 101 Introduction to Urban Studies - offered online

SOCY 351 Urban Sociology - offered Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:00 to 3:15 p.m.

URST 400 Practicum in Urban Studies - offered by director of the Program, times vary

Statistics courses (multiple sections offered; consult departments for times): DSCI 232 Business Statistics, PSYC 211 Psychological Statistics, SOCY 272 Making Sense of Sociological Data  

Research Design courses (multiple sections offered; consult departments for times): HPCP 215 Researching Historic Properties, POLI 205 Doing Research in Politics, PSYC 220 Research Methods, SOCY 271 Introduction to Social Research

Concentration Classes

Urban Policy and Social Problems Concentration Core Courses

  • PHIL 155 Environmental Ethics
  • POLI 211 Introduction to Public Policy
  • SOCY 102 Contemporary Social Research

Elective courses in Urban Policy and Social Problems

  • Please consult individual departments for availability of elective courses

Urban Planning and Administration Concentration Core Courses

  • ACCT 203 Financial Accounting
  • HTMT 210 Principles and Practices in Hospitality and Tourism
  • PHIL 155 Environmental Ethics
  • URST 310 Urban Planning
  • URST 360 Land Use Law

Elective courses in Urban Planning and Administration

  • Please consult individual departments for availability of elective courses

Sustainable Urbanism Concentration Core Classes

  • PHIL 155 Environmental Ethics
  • POLI 294 Introduction to Sustainability
  • URST 313 Sustainable Urbanism 
  • URST 360 Land Use Law

Elective courses in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Please consult individual departments for availability of elective courses