Students must complete 15 credits for the Urban Studies Minor;

Alll minors are required to take two core courses:

  • URB 201  Metropolitan Miami, 3 cr.     View Flyer 
  • URB 301  Cities in Time and Space, 3 cr.     View Syllabus 

In addition, students must select three courses from the list of Optional Courses, below. All are 3-credit courses. ARC students may select no more than one ARC course while A&S students must select at least one ARC course. BUS students may select any three courses.

  • AMS 350 History and Culture of South Florida     View Flyer 
  • ARC 390/590 History of Cities
  • ARC 541 Seminar on Town Design
  • ARC 546 Studies of Havana
  • ARC 554 Architecture of South Florida
  • ARC 584 Special Topics: Off the Map: Learning from Informal Cities in Latin America    View Flyer 
  • APY 420 Archaeology, Architecture, and the City
  • ENG 395 Latino/a Metropolis
  • EPH 540 Urban Environment and Public Health     View Syllabus 
  • FIN 340 Real Estate Principles
  • GEG 430 World Cities
  • GEG500/WGS405 Latin American Urban Cultures   Syllabus 
  • GEG 511/REL406 Spaces of Hope     View Flyer 
  • GEG 522 Urbanization in the Developing World  
  • GEG 523 Seminar in Urban Management     
  • INS 504 Human Security and Urban Violence  
  • SOC 304 Dynamics of Poverty in the United States
  • SOC 368 Violence in America
  • SOC 386 US Immigration
  • HIS 325 Latin America's Urban Explosion: 1900-2010
  • HIS 369 Introduction to Urban America
  • HIS 371 Immigration, Race, and Ethnicity in American History
  • POL 343 Government in Metropolitan Areas     View Syllabus 

NOTE: For each of the courses listed, either URB 201 or URB 301 may substitute as a prerequisite, with permission of instructor (i.e., Urban Studies minors are not required to take introductory courses in the Department from where they select optional courses). The list is likely to change over time and other courses may be considered by the Director of the program.