Minor in Urban Studies

Immerse yourself in urban history, society, and development, and contribute to social change—all in the vibrant, diverse city of San Antonio. The minor in urban studies is an ideal way to balance becoming an involved citizen of your city with other academic interests.

Requirements for the minor

I. Completion of 18 credit hours of Urban Studies courses, including:
  • URBS/SOCI 1310—The Urban Experience
  • Urban Studies electives (15 credit hours) chosen from the course list.
II. Additional Requirements:
  • At least 9 hours of the total must be in upper-division courses.
  • No more than 12 of the hours used to satisfy the minor requirements (including cross-listed courses) may come from any one department.
  • At least 9 hours of the total must come from URBS courses (including cross-listed courses).
  • No more than 3 hours of URBS 3-88/3-89 may be used to meet the minor requirements. 

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  Kathryn O'Rourke, Ph.D. (Acting Director)


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