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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

GEOG 376. Urban Geography

            3

POSC 360. Urban Politics

            3

ECON 475. Regional Economics

            3

Choose from the following1:

            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.