Urban Studies/Urban Affairs


Topics of Study

In this program, you will study social science principles as they relate to urban institutions. You will learn about urban issues and develop new theories and strategies for dealing with them in order to improve the life of people who live in cities. You will study general sociology, economics, and political courses. Later you will study health care issues; urban design; race, gender, and age problems; fiscal and welfare systems; transportation problems; organizational and management concepts and design; legal issues; and political systems.