Urban StudiesMS-B1805Hamline University1536 Hewitt AvenueSaint Paul, MN 55104
Urban studies is an interdisciplinary, inter-college major that prepares
one to think critically about the urban and metropolitan environment in
which most Americans live.
Ten courses are
required for the major, including Politics of Urban and Metropolitan America and Urban Sociology.
The minor consists of six courses and is an excellent complement to
fields such as political science, pre-law, environmental studies,
sociology, anthropology, and business.
Through urban studies
coursework, students gain critical writing and speaking skills, as well
as the ability to solve real-world problems. They graduate with a wide
body of knowledge, as well as the ability to focus in-depth on a
Hamline University is in the process of phasing out the Urban Studies major.
Current Hamline students who officially declared a major
or minor in this area by December 13, 2011, will be provided the opportunity to complete their
program of study. The major and minor will no longer be an option for
By early February 2012, a degree audit will be completed for all
students who have declared a major or minor in Urban Studies. The degree audit
will help Hamline assess the time frame necessary for the phasing out
the program. The goal of the phase-out process will be to both assure
that the programmatic needs of those pursuing the major or minor are
met, and to establish a reasonable date beyond which offering individual
courses required of the major or minor will no longer be necessary.
If you have questions about these changes, please contact Alina Oxendine at 651-523-2433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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