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Urban Studies (Interdisciplinary Minor)

Degree Type
Area of Interest
Associated Colleges or Schools
Program Location
  • Queens Campus
Required Credit Hours


The Urban Studies minor requires students to complete 15-credits from among the following:

  • ANT 1120 Human Ecology
  • ANT 3100 Social Determinants of African American Health
  • ART 2660 Urban Documents
  • DNY 1000C Discover New York
  • ECO 1320 Economics of Poverty and Income Inequality
  • ECO 3323 Economics of State and Local Governments
  • ENG 3480 The Harlem Renaissance
  • ESP 2110 The Coastal Environment
  • GOV 2470 State and Local Government and Administration
  • GOV 2480 Municipal Government and Administration
  • HIS 3760 History of New York City and Long Island
  • HIS 3770 New York City: From Wall Street to Main Street
  • ITA 3923 The City of Rome (in Rome)
  • RCT 2090 Great Speeches of New York
  • RCT 2130 Race, Communication, and Surveillance
  • SOC 1030 The Social Welfare System
  • SOC 1080 Neighborhoods
  • SOC 1170 Inequality
  • SOC 1190 SOC of Poverty
  • SOC 1110 Criminology
  • SOC 2630 The City and Metropolis
  • SOC 2460 Social Justice and the City
  • SOC 2480 Women and the City
  • SOC 2680 Critical Debates in the City
  • SOC 1015 Social Inequalities, Mobilization, and Justice
  • THE 3320 God and Religion in the City

Students may not take more than six credits from any one discipline and may not take more than six credits from mini-courses.


For more information, contact Dr. Judith DeSena, [email protected].

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