Urban Studies Minor - Undergraduate - 2011 University Catalog

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URBAN STUDIES MINOR

Complete 21 semester hours, including the following 2 requirement(s):

  1. Complete the following 3 courses:

    EUGS 206 Introduction to American Urban Studies 3
    EUGS 462 People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies 3
    EUGS 464 Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship) 3
  2. Complete the following course for a total of 12 semester hours:

    EUGS 463 Internship 3-12

Course Descriptions:

EUGS206: Introduction to American Urban Studies

An interdisciplinary introduction to the development of American cities and their suburbs, with an emphasis on current patterns of urbanism and urbanization. The growth and evolution of metropolitan systems, urban-suburban ecology, and planning responses to critical metropolitan issues. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Social Science, Social Science. Meets the World Languages and Cultures Requirement - World Cultures. Offered as EUGS 206 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 281 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

EUGS462: People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies

Introduction and cross-cultural investigation of the processes of urbanism and urbanization: formation, structure and functioning of cities throughout the world. Offered as EUGS 462 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 386 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours lecture.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ANTH 100 or 210; or junior or senior status; or permission of the instructor.

EUGS463: Internship

A full semester internship in an urban or environmental agency. Students will be expected to carry out agency assignments, observe and participate in decision making processes and engage in middle management activities. Offered as EUGS 463 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 491 effective Summer 2012. () 3 - 12 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval and at least 24 semester hours in the major.

EUGS464: Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship)

A seminar to be taken in conjunction with the urban studies semester internship, and designed as a synthesis of the various approaches in urban studies which the student has acquired in previous urban-related courses. Each semester the seminar focuses upon a specific in-the-field research project, and an analysis and evaluation of the student's internship experience. Offered as EUGS 464 through Spring 2012. To become EAES 487 effective Summer 2012. (3 hours seminar.) 3 sh.

Prerequisites: Departmental approval.