Urban Studies Concentration
All course work applied towards University General Education Curriculum and Concentration Requirements require a minimum grade of C-.
University General Education Curriculum: (40 hours)
- English (9 hours)
- Intermediate Algebra (3 hours)
- Public Speaking (3 hours)
- Humanities/Fine Arts (9 hours)
- Social Sciences (9 hours)
- Natural & Physical Sciences (7 hours)
- Cultural Diversity Courses (6 hours)
For complete details and guidelines for selecting approved courses, ask your advisor or visit http://www.unomaha.edu/academic-affairs/general-education/distribution-requirements.php
Concentration Requirements: (31 hours, must include 9 hours upper level from UNO)
- UBNS 1010 Introduction to Urban Studies
PA/CRCJ 3000 Applied Statistics and Data Processing the Public Sector
- GEOG 3530/3540 Cartography and GIS and Lab (4 hours)
- SOC 3900 Race and Ethnic Relations in US or SPCH 4530 Intercultural Communication
- An additional 6 hours from the following list:
- GEOG 4120 Urban Geography
- PSCI 2010 Urban Politics
- SOC 4140 Urban Sociology
ANTH 4200 Urban Anthropology (not recently offered)
HIST 4430 American Urban History (not recently offered)
ECON 4850 Economics of Urban/Regional Development
- An additional 12 hours from the following list (must be from at least three different academic departments):
- Black Studies
- Criminal Justice
Latino/Latin American Studies
Native American Studies
RELU 3470 Metropolis Value Conflicts and Housing Problems and/or RELU 3480 City Planning
Secondary Field I: (12 hours)
Secondary Field II: (12 hours)
Each secondary field must include 12 hours from the same subject.
Electives: (26 hours)
Electives may include any excess hours in general education, concentration or secondary fields. The number of elective hours may vary but total degree must comprise 120 hours.
Total Degree: (120 hours)
Each course is 3 hours unless otherwise noted.
A minimum 30 hours of upper level (3000-4000) coursework is required for the Bachelor of General Studies Degree.
Check the catalog to verify any course prerequisites. Students should also note that not all courses are taught each semester. If a specific course is needed, students should verify the course offering with the department.
Recommended secondary field in "US Diversity" could include any course in the Departments of Black Studies, Latino/Latin American Studies or Native American Studies if the focus is on the United States.
CJUS/PA 3000 Applied Statistics and Data Processing the Public Sector is a recommended course.
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