Minor in Urban Studies

Wayne State's Minor in Urban Studies offers a streamlined version of an urban-focused interdisciplinary experience to students in other majors focusing on the history, structure and future of the city. Students will explore the political, economic and social concerns of cities and investigate practical solutions to urban problems.

From understanding urban planning principles to analyzing the impact of globalization on urban spaces, this minor provides a comprehensive perspective on the complex tapestry of urban life. Whether your major is in sociology, engineering or environmental studies, the Minor in Urban Studies enhances your ability to navigate the challenges and opportunities inherent in modern urban landscapes. As you unravel the intricate threads of city living, you'll become equipped to contribute meaningfully to the sustainable and vibrant development of urban communities.

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