Urban Studies

 

Urban Studies

This minor offers students a concentration in social sciences applied to urban issues. It can be used for preparation for employment in social service administration, service planning, policy development, or local government administration. It can also be used for prepara- tion for graduate studies in planning, urban studies, urban geography, urban politics, or urban sociology.

Total Required: 21-22 Credits

Basic Requirements:

9 credits

 

 

SOCL 217

S/U/Urban Sociology

3

 

 

GEOG 201

Introduction to Urban and Regional Planning

3

 

 

GEOG 377

Urban Geography

3

 

One course chosen from the following:

3

 

 

PLSC 215

Community, State, and Regional Politics

 

PLSC 217

Public Administration

 

PLSC 316

Political Power in American Cities

 

At least three electives chosen from the following:

9-10

*Includes PLSC courses listed above

 

 

ECON 376

Labor Economics

 

ENGL 237

Voices and Perspectives (with permission of Urban Studies Coordi- nator)

 

ENVR 250

Urban Environmental Issues in Latin America

 

GEOG 286

Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

 

GEOG 350

Urban Historical Geography

 

GEOG 387

Urban Issues Seminar

 

HIST 250

S/U/Work and Workers in Modern America

 

HIST 264

S/U/United States Immigration History

 

HIST 357

Black Power and Structural Inequality in Post 1945

 

HIST 367

Making of Industrial America, 1877-1918

 

PLSC 312

American Social Welfare Policy

 

PSYC 275

Environmental Psychology

 

SOCL 220

U/Inequality, Class & Poverty

 

SOCL 230

S/U/Race and Ethnicity

 

SOCL 241

S/The Individual and Society

 

SOCL 347

Criminology & Juvenile Delinquency

Note: Urban Studies Internships may be used to satisfy the requirements of one elective course (up to 3 credits). For more information on this internship, contact the Coordinator of the Urban Studies minor.

For further information and/or to enroll in the Urban Studies Program, contact:

Jennifer Rogalsky

SUNY Geneseo
Fraser 107C
Geneseo, NY 14454

E-Mail: rogalsky@geneseo.edu

Phone: (585) 245-5238