Urban Studies

Urban Studies

Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Study the social and cultural complexities present in cities. You will learn about contrasts of wealth and poverty, as well as a challenging array of planning, governance, and environmental concerns including climate change.

A Certificate in Urban Studies may be pursued by any non-Urban Studies major in an undergraduate program and requires at least 24 credits including:

  • SOSC 1733 6.0
  • SOSC 2710 6.0
  • 12 further credits from the Urban Studies Program list of courses including at least 6 credits are the 4000 level.

In connection with these requirements please note:

  • Requirements listed are those of the Urban Studies Program; students should also consult Faculty of LA&PS requirements for the particular degree option they pursue.
  • In cases where a student pursues two fields in a double-major or major/minor program, a course listed as an option in both fields may count toward credit in only one field.
  • 9-credit 1000- and 2000-level “general education” courses listed as program options count as 9 credits toward a student’s overall total of 120 credits, of which 6 credits count towards a major or minor in the program.

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