The major is comprised of 12-14 courses, including seven courses from the urban core (Category I below), one of which must be senior seminar/research URB 499; GEOG 380 may substitute for this course; four from Categories I or II (below); and 1-3 units of off-campus study or work experience (apprenticeship) as approved by the urban studies advisor.

Category I (Core Courses)

URB 250, URB 499; GEOG 345, GEOG 353, GEOG 355, GEOG 370, GEOG 380; MATH 105 or MATH 230; HIST 354, HIST 376, HIST 377, HIST 378; PG 355, PG 356, PHIL 250; SOAN 352, SOAN 357, SOAN 359.

Category II (Cognate Courses)

CHEM 230; GEOG 347, GEOG 360; PHIL 233; PG 350, PG 352; SOAN 279, SOAN 354, SOAN 356, SOAN 363.