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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

 


 

24

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