Bachelor of Science in Urban Affairs

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Urban Affairs degree program prepares students for further study and jobs in urban public policy, community development and service delivery, and the administration of public and private agencies in urban settings. The urban affairs degree program combines a foundation in the liberal arts with disciplinary and interdisciplinary concentrations in the fields related to the chosen course of study.

Students who complete the bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in Urban Affairs will be able to demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of urban systems, the history of urbanization, and the policy-making process in the United States.
  • Awareness of the political, social, and ethical issues inherent in policy work focused on minority or disadvantaged urban communities.
  • Competence in written and oral communication.

View all Urban Affairs undergraduate courses.