The interdisciplinary curriculum for this major examines how a city’s planning, politics, demography, and social inequality impact modern urban environments. You’ll explore historical and contemporary forces that impact cities to understand the dynamic nature of urban centers.
With a degree in Urban Studies, you graduate with the knowledge and skills that equip you to develop new strategies for producing better urban communities.
A minimum 63 credits is required for this major, including at least 28 upper-division credits.
Acceptance into this major requires at least a 2.5 GPA in the urban studies curriculum at SPU, as well as a minimum 15 completed credits completed urban studies courses at SPU.
A maximum 10 credits of URB 4940 “Internship in Sociology” can apply to this major.
View degree requirements for the bachelor’s degree in Urban Studies.