The Minor in Urban Studies trains agents of change for service in urban communities. The minor consists of six three-credit courses (eighteen credit hours) selected from the current catalog.


    Course Number Course Name Credit
      Four Required Courses:  
    SOCI 105 Contemporary Social Problems 3
    SOCI 205 Introduction to the City 3
    SOCI 340 Urban Sociology 3
    SOCI 495 Internship 3
      Two Elective Courses Chosen from the Following:  
    SOCI 305 Collective Behaviors and Social Activism 3
    SOCI 312 Majority Minority Relations or SOWK 110 Human Diversity and Social Interaction 3
    SOCI 370 Immigration and Transnationalism 3
    EDUC 235 Urban Education 3
    POLI 317 Urban Politics 3
    YMIN 303 Youth Ministry in the Urban Setting 3
    YMIN 304 Issues in Urban Ministry 3
    URBN 501 Urban Issues in a Global Context* 3
    URBN 510 Christ in the City* 3
      Total Credit Hours 18

    *By permission of the advisor/instructor None of the courses listed above have prerequisites. The two URBN 5** courses do require permission of the advisor/instructor, and such permission can be considered on a case by case basis.