Urban Studies (BA, BS)
College: College of Liberal Arts
Strong Interest Inventory Code(s): IES
Acquire the conceptual and analytical frameworks and specialized skills needed for professions focused on urban change or development in public agencies, non-profits, or private business. Understand the way cities work and use the vast resources of the Twin Cities to explore interests.
Sub-plans: Social and Cultural Analysis of Urban Life, Urban Political Economy, Urban Infrastructure and Environment, International Urban Issues
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Student Groups related to this Major
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- Minnesota Urban Studies Student Association
- Planning Student Organization at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
- Students for Sustainability/West Bank Community Garden
Learning Abroad in this Major
An experience abroad is a great way to complete requirements while engaging in new cultures.