What are B.S. URS Students Learning?

The bachelor of science degree in urban and regional studies prepares graduates to:

  • Appreciate the vast complexity, richness, and beauty of cities, humankind's greatest creative work
  • Understand and explain urban and regional issues from a historical and global perspective
  • Analyze physical (urban design), economic, and social issues from the perspectives of diverse populations, including disadvantaged persons
  • Consider how other cultures approach urban and regional issues
  • Address urban and regional issues ethically and sustainably
  • Examine complex urban and regional problems and undertake an analysis likely to lead to solutions
  • Communicate effectively through writing and presenting to large and small groups of people