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Urban Studies

Our Urban Studies concentration within the Geography BA and the Urban Studies minor take advantage of the NJ/NY metropolitan setting and the wealth of social, political, cultural, economic and environmental interactions occurring within our area, as well as integrating faculty scholarship expertise in Africa, Latin America, China, India and Vietnam.

Career Opportunities

  • Transportation Consultant
  • Urban Culturalist
  • Urban Planner
  • Regional Planner
  • Urban Design Planner
  • Landscape Architect
  • Survey Researcher
  • Research Analyst
  • Cartographer
  • Photogrammetrist

Undergraduate Programs

BA in Geography with concentration in Urban Studies

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study

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Minor in Urban Studies

The urban studies minor includes a capstone research project and the option for an internship.

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