Urban Studies Minor - Undergraduate - 2013 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:

    EAES 281 Introduction to American Urban Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 386 People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies (3 hours lecture) 3
    EAES 487 Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship) (3 hours semester) 3
  2. Complete the following course for a total of 12 semester hours:

    EAES 491 Internship 3-12

Course Descriptions:

EAES281: Introduction to American Urban Studies (3 hours lecture)

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. Previous course EUGS 206 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: GNED 199, ENWR 105 or HONP 100 may be taken as prerequisite or corequisite.

EAES386: People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies (3 hours lecture)

Introduction and cross-cultural investigation of the processes of urbanism and urbanization: formation, structure and functioning of cities throughout the world. Previous course EUGS 462 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: ANTH 210, EAES 202, EAES 210, EAES 281, EAES 283 or departmental approval.

EAES487: Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship) (3 hours semester)

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. Previous course EUGS 464 effective through Spring 2012. 3 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.

EAES491: 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. Previous course EUGS 463 effective through Spring 2012. 3 - 12 sh.

Prerequisites: EAES 390 or departmental approval.