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Urban Studies

Degree Programs

Urban Studies

Engaging the Century of the City

Urban Studies?

DU's urban studies minor offers a broad, multidisciplinary introduction to the urban environment.  Students learn about the history of urban society in the USA and the consequences of public policy that addresses

  • urban planning
  • transportation
  • housing
  • education
  • growth management
  • economic development

Students working toward a minor in urban studies take courses in anthropology, education, economics, geography, human communication studies and sociology.  They think and learn about cities in an informed, disciplined and integrated way.

WHAT DO URBAN studies GRADUATES DO?

A minor in urban studies can prepare you for a job in fields like:

  • urban planning and redevelopment
  • low-income housing development
  • criminal justice
  • environmental planning
  • human services
  • law and government
  • real estate
  • teaching
  • international development
  • foundations and public policy research

For coursework details visit the urban studies page.

summer 2016 course with instructor john knott

city crafting-scaling the regeneration of cities

 City Crafting - Scaling the Regeneration of Cities

Fall 2016 interterm course with instructor Eric boschmann

nyc geography fall 2016 interterm flyer

NYC Geography Fall 2016 Interterm Course