Courses

URBAN ST 100 Neighborhood And Community Development Credits: 3

Course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of community development and neighborhood planning. The development of theoretical models that explain neighborhood change and history in the United States will serve as the basis. Issues explored include: Community organizing,social movements,federal and state policies,and the role of planning organizations and community development corporations in neighborhood revitalization.

URBAN ST 340 Neighborhood and Community Development Credits: 3

Course provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of community development and neighborhood planning. The development of theoretical models that explain neighborhood change and history in the U.S. will serve as the basis. Issues explored include: community organizing, social movements, federal and state policies, and the role of planning organizations and community development corporations in neighborhood revitalization.

URBAN ST 495 Urban Studies Internship Credits: 1-6

Students obtain directed practical experience working with non-profits,governments, or private enterprises. Duties will vary based on contractual agreement between the student, host organization, and the professor.

Prerequisites: junior standing or higher.

URBAN ST 499WI Urban Studies Seminar Credits: 3

This is the capstone course in the Urban Studies Program and is required for majors in the junior/senior year. Students critique urban research and prepare a paper and an oral presentation on an approved topic.

Prerequisites: RooWriter.