Urban and Regional Studies


The minor in urban and regional studies prepares students for careers or graduate training in government. While satisfying the B.A. or B.S. requirements of their chosen major, students may complement that major with a 24 credit hour minor in urban and regional studies drawn from the following courses.


Required Courses Credit Hours
SOCI 265. Sociology of the Community 3
POSC 360. Urban Politics 3
GEOG 376. Urban Geography 3
ECON 475. Regional Economics 3
Choose from the following: 1 12
ECON 326. Public Finance  
ECON 340. Economics of Natural Resources  
FIN 210. Principles of Real Estate  
GEOG 315. Field Studies  
GEOL 310A–D/GEOG 310. Environmental Impact (2–3 credits)  
GEOL 340. Soil and Land Use  
POSC 302. State and Local Government  
POSC 495. Internship in Political Science (4 credits)  
SOCI 352. Birth, Death, Sex: Exploring Demography  
SOCI 361. Bureaucracy and Society  



1 Must be in a discipline other than the student's major.