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Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975
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  Camden Undergraduate Catalog 2008-2010 Liberal Arts Colleges Programs, Faculty, and Courses Urban Studies and Metropolitan Planning 975 Major Requirements  

Major Requirements


Majors Must Take 18 Total Core Credits Plus 18 Additional Credits

Six Core Courses for 18 credits (Core Curriculum)

At least one course from each of six core concentrations.


1) INTRODUCTORY

At least one course from the following:
790:331 Urban Policy and Economic Development (3)
790:340 Urban Planning (3)

975:102 Approaches to Urban Studies (3)
975:103 Urban and Regional Ecological Planning (3)

2) PROBLEM-RELATED

At least one course from the following:
202:337 The Poor, Minorities, and Justice (3)
790:103 Basic Urban Issues (3)
790:346 Urban Legal Problems (3)

975:204 Poverty and the Urban Environmental Systems (3)

3) PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION

At least one course from the following:

698: any course in Museum Studies

790:318 Comparative Public Policy (3)
790:340 Urban Planning (3)
790:342 Principles of Public Administration (3)

975: any urban studies planning course 200-400 level. These include: 231, 312, 315, 339, 405, 478 or 326 Planning and Administration of Municipal Services (3)


4) POLICY

At least one course from the following:

220:330 Urban Economics (3)

512:364 City and Suburb in American History (3)
790:242 Urban Social Ecology (3)
790:332 Urban Political Systems (3)

790:489, 490Special Topics: Studies in Political Science (3)*

5) ORGANIZATION

At least one course from the following:

790:205 American State and Local Governments(3)
790:425 Modernization in the Third World (3)

975:104 Power and Decision Making in Urban Communities (3)
975:451 Community Leadership Training Seminar (3)

6) METHODOLOGY

At least one course from the following:
220:322 Econometrics (3)
790:390 Empirical Political Theory
(3)
790:391 Quantitative Methods in Political Science (3)
790:413 Political Methodology (3)
830:250 Statistics for Social Science (3)
920:301 Methods and Techniques of Social Research (3)
960:183 Elementary Applied Statistics (3)
975:306 Basic Methods of Urban and Regional Planning (3)
975:487 Special Topics in Geographical Information Systems (3)


Total Core Credits 18


Six Additional Courses Required from List Below:
Majors must select six additional courses (18 credits) from the courses listed above and below. Majors who present a major in another discipline or a minor in another discipline need only four courses (12 credits) in addition to the core courses.


Other Related (Elective) Courses That Meet Urban Studies Major/Minor Requirements
Other elective courses can fulfill the urban studies major or minor:

A) Any other 975 Urban Studies course not listed in the core. These include

additional urban studies courses such as:

975:220 Civic Education and Community Service (3)
975:422 Urban Practicum II (3)
975:489 Special Topics: Urban Health Theory (3)
975:490 Special Topics: Community Development Techniques/Sustained Dialogue (3)
975:493 Special Topics: Nonprofit Organization and Management (3)
975:498 Independent Study (BA)

B) Urban studies related courses in the arts and humanities:
080:347 Environmental Design (3)
082:251 Modern Architecture (3)
082:382 History of Design (3)
512:203 African-American History I (3)
512:204 African-American History II (3)
512:340 The Civil Rights Movement (3)
615:225 Language, Class, and Culture (3)

C) Urban studies related courses in the social sciences:
202:201 Criminal Justice in American Society (3)
202:322 Juvenile Justice (3)
202:325 Violent Crime (3)
220:330 Urban Economics (3)
590:210 Introduction to Latin America (3)
698:205 Introduction to Museum Studies (3)
790:284 Geography and the World (3)
790:308 New Jersey Politics (3)
790:489 Special Topics: Transportation Policy (3)

910:311 Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)
920:208 Contemporary Social Problems (3)
920:217 Drugs and Society (3)
920:280 Social Movements in Society (3)
920:316 Race and Ethnicity (3)
920:321 Urban Sociology (3)
920:326 American Communities--Structure and Change (3)
920:370 Globalization and Social Change (3)
920:380 Conflict and Change in Society (3)


*Colloquium in Education Policy Reform is offered through the 790:489, 490 Special Topics course.

For any question, please contact Dr. Russell Harrison, director of urban studies, at 856-829-3503 (see the program director for substitutions).

 
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