Program Requirements

General Program Requirements:
Number of Didactic Credits Required Beyond the Baccalaureate: 36

Required Courses:

GUS 5159Geographic Inquiry3
GUS 8011History and Theory of Urban Studies3
GUS 8016Public Policy for Urban Regions3
GUS 8031Critical Issues in Globalization, Sustainability, and Social Justice3
GUS 9991Master's Research Paper3
Introduction to Statistics course3
Two methodology courses selected from a departmental list6
Four electives12
Total Credit Hours36

Culminating Events:
Master's Research Paper:
In a student's final term, s/he develops a high-quality paper on a topic of her/his choice. Students meet as a class to facilitate their projects. The class is graded on a pass/fail basis. The course instructor evaluates the paper and determines whether the student passes the class.