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Urban Studies 975
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Urban Studies 975 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements


Majors must take six core curriculum courses, plus six urban studies-related courses from the approved list of electives, for a total of 36 credits. Only grades of C or better across all 36 credits will count toward fulfillment of the major requirements; at least 15 credits must be taken at Rutgers. Courses used to satisfy core curriculum requirements may not be counted again as electives.

SIX CORE CURRICULUM COURSES (18 credits)

The core curriculum is comprised of two introductory courses; two policy courses; one institutions, organizations, and leadership course; and one methodology course.


Required Introductory Courses
Majors choose two from among the following:

50:975:102 Introduction to Urban Studies (3)
50: 975:235 Camden and the Greater Philadelphia Region (3)
50: 975:236 Introduction to Global Cities (3)


Policy Courses

Majors choose two from among the following:


50:163:381 Youth Identities and Urban Ecology (3)

50:163:382 Urban Education (3)

50:202:337 The Poor, Minorities, and Justice (3)

50:202:449 Ethics and Policy in Criminal Justice (3)
50:220:330 Urban Economics (3)

50:512:364 City and Suburb in American History (3)

50:790:103 Basic Urban Issues (3)

50:790:242 Urban Social Ecology (3)

50:790:331 Urban Policy and Economic Development (3)

50:790:340 Urban Public Policy (3)

50:790:346 Urban Legal Problems (3)

50:920:208 Contemporary Social Problems (3)

50:975:204 Poverty and the Urban Environment (3)

50:975:317 Urban Health Theory and Advocacy (3)

50:975:320 Sustainable Cities: Energy and the Urban Environment (3)

50:975:339 Housing Policy and Its Impact on Urban Areas (3)

50:975:400 Community Development (3)

50:975:410 Immigrants and Community Development (3)

50:975:413 Urban and Regional Revitalization (3)

50:975:450 Environmental Law and Justice in the Urban Environment (3)


Institutions, Organizations, and Leadership

Majors choose any one course from among the following:


50:202:201 Criminal Justice in American Society (3)

50:790:205 American State and Local Governments (3)
50:790:332 Urban Political Systems (3)

50:790:342 Principles of Public Administration (3)

50:920:280 Social Movements in Society (3)

50:975:104 Power and Decision-Making in Urban Communities (3)

50:975:326 Planning and Administration of Municipal Services (3)

50:975:331 Role of Organizations in Urban Communities (3)

50:975:451 Community Leadership Training Seminar (3)

50:975:480 Nonprofit Organizations and Management (3)

Methodology

Majors choose any one course from among the following:


50:202:302 Statistics for Criminal Justice (3)
50:790:391 Quantitative Methods in Political Science (3)
50:830:250 Statistics for Social Science (3)
50:920:301 Methods and Techniques of Social Research (3)
50:960:183 Elementary Applied Statistics (3)

50:960:283 Introduction to Statistics I (R) (3)

50:975:487 Introduction to Urban Mapping (3)

50:975:488 Geographic Information Systems (3)


SIX URBAN STUDIES-RELATED ELECTIVE COURSES (18 credits)

Majors must select six additional courses (18 credits) from the list below. Students who present a major or minor in another discipline need only five urban studies-related elective courses (15 credits), in addition to the six core courses.


Approved Urban Studies-Related Elective Courses

Majors choose any six courses:


Urban studies courses not listed in the core:

50:975:103 Urban and Regional Ecological Planning (3)

50:975:219 History of Ghettos and American Slums (3)

50:975:221 Urban Education and Literacy Practicum (3) (for students employed at the Leap Academy)

50:975:250 Community Fieldwork in Camden (3)

50:975:306 Basic Methods of Urban Planning (3)

50:975:312 Urban Regional Planning Studio (3)

50:975:315 Theory and Practice of Urban and Regional Planning (3)

50:975:340 Suburbanization (3)

50:975:360 Communications and Urban Problems (3)

50:975:380-394 Special Topics (3)

50:975:405 Legal Foundations of Urban and Regional Planning (3)

50:975:419 Urban Program Analysis and Evaluation (3)

50:975:421 Urban Practicum I (3)

50:975:422 Urban Practicum II (3)
50:975:456 Global Cities and Economic Change (3)

50:975:475 Internship in Urban Studies (3)

50:975:478 History of Planning Thought (3)

50:975:487 Geographic Information Systems I (3)

50:975:488 Geographic Information Systems II (3)

50:975:489-497 Special Topics (3)

50:975:498 Independent Study (3)

50:975:499 Honors Independent Study (3)

Urban studies-related courses in the arts and humanities:
50:080:347 Environmental Design (3)
50:082:251 Modern Architecture (3)
50:082:382 History of Design (3)

50:352:351 Harlem Renaissance (3)

50:512:204 African-American History II (3)
50:512:340 The Civil Rights Movement (3)
50:615:225 Language, Class, and Culture (3)

50:698:xxx Any course in museum studies (3)

Urban studies-related courses in the social sciences:
50:202:322 Juvenile Justice (3)
50:202:325 Violent Crime (3)

50:202:322 Econometrics (3) (Note: prerequisite: 50:220:102 or 105 and 50:960:283)

50:590:210 Introduction to Latin America (3)

50:790:308 New Jersey Politics (3)

50:790:340 Urban Planning (3)

50:790:390 Empirical Political Theory (3)

50:790:413 Political Methodology (3)

50:910:311 Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)

50:910:352 Groups at Risk (3)

50:920:217 Drugs and Society (3)
50:920:316 Race and Ethnicity (3)
50:920:321 Urban Sociology (3)
50:920:326 American Communities: Structure and Change (3)
50:920:370 Globalization and Social Change (3)
50:920:380 Conflict and Change in Society (3)


 
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