What is Urban Studies?

We study the complex problems, institutions, and achievements of city life.
By integrating concepts and methodologies from numerous academic disciplines, our majors develop a deep and nuanced understanding of modern cities and the important political, economic, historical, and cultural forces that shape urban areas. (Read more)


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