This page outlines requirements for the degree in Urban Studies (BA, Urban Studies). Students can also pursue this subject as part of a self-designed major (BA or BS, Liberal Arts) or as a minor. Students interested in the minor should consult Jürgen von Mahs, chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only specific courses satisfy requirements of the major in Urban Studies, including electives. Not all courses are offered every semester. Courses should be chosen carefully in consultation with an advisor. Students are encouraged to track their program using the program requirements worksheet (PDF) for the year in which they declared their major in Urban Studies (see below). They should bring this worksheet when meeting with their advisors. Students must receive grades of C or better in all courses taken to fulfill the major requirement.
Fundamentals Course. Choose one:*
History Elective. Choose one:*
Methods Elective. Choose one:*
Urban Core Lab. Choose one:*
Urban Core Project. Choose one:*
Senior Capstone. Students must complete a total of 4 credits from the following:
*Additional courses from the Urban Studies Course Bulletin may be
taken to fulfill elective course requirements.
**One must be 2000 level, three must be 3000 level, and two must be 4000 level.
Electives must include one non-Western/comparative course, at any level.
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Admission ContactOffice of AdmissionEugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Chair, Urban Studies
Robert Jürgen Freiherr Von Mahs212.229.5100 email@example.com
Advisor for Global, Environmental, and Urban Studies
64 West 11th Street, room 120