Requirements for the Graduate Specialization in Global Urban Studies

                                                            Credits
1. Both Of The Following Courses: 6 (total)
GUSP 816: World System of Cities...........................3
GUSP 975: Global Research Capstone.........................3

2. Complete Two Of The Following Courses:
Each course must be from a different sphere.

The below courses are samples of current available courses.
Students may select other courses from other departments or
disciplines with the approval of the specialization adviser.

(6 or 7 credits)

Political Sphere
PLS 811: Proseminar in Public Policy.........................3
PPL 807: Public Policy.......................................3
PPL 891: Urban Public Policy.................................3


Spatial Sphere
GUSP 817: China and Globalization.............................3
GUSP 868: Planning Resilience against Extreme Events........1-4
GUSP 970: Section 2: Urban Simulations......................1-6
UP 800: The Sustainable and Climate-Resilient City..........4

GEO 453: Metropolitan Environments...........................3

Social/Cultural Sphere
GUSP 850: Urban Infrastructures, Urban Politics...............3
GUSP 931: Urban Social Networks...............................3

GUSP 970: Section 3: War, Reconstruction and the City.......1-6
SOC 838: Comparative Urban Theory............................3

ANP 426: Urban Anthropology..................................3

Economic Sphere
AEC 991: Advanced Topics in Agricultural Economics...........3
EC 840: International Trade: Theory and Commercial Policy...3
UP 454: Local Economic Planning.............................3


Study Abroad
GUSP 931: Study Abroad......................................1-4

 

Upon completion of the requirements for the Graduate Specialization in Global Urban Studies, the student should contact the Dean of the College of Social Science and request certification for the completion of the specialization.

After the certification is approved by the Dean of the College of Social Science, the Office of the Registrar will enter on the student’s academic record the name of the specialization and the date that it was completed. This certification will appear on the student’s transcript.