With an urban studies major, your classes will delve into a host of fascinating issues: the development of cities over time, the interactions of individual citizens with businesses and government, the social dynamics of neighborhoods, and the role of cultural institutions, to name a few. You’ll have readings in several genres and disciplines, and you’ll learn to analyze urban social issues and challenges from a variety of perspectives.
New York City itself will be the laboratory where you’ll see what you learn brought to life. The program will tap into an incredibly rich network of professionals in the field to provide internship and service learning opportunities, and you’ll meet and work with people active in the city’s government, community and non-profit agencies.
Here are the courses you’ll need to earn 60 credits for graduation: