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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

URBS 2010 - Introduction to Urban Studies (3)

An introduction to the study of cities and metropolitan areas that focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of the field. Readings from the fields of Economics, Geography, History, Political Science, Sociology, Social Work, and Health Sciences are included with a special focus on the multi-racial, ethnic and cultural forces that have shaped the city. Various policy issues facing urban areas will also be examined. A service learning component is part of the course requirement.