Urban Affairs

Urban Affairs provides a broad, interdisciplinary examination of the development, functions, and problems of metropolitan areas. Urban Affairs focuses on the social, health, and spatial characteristics of neighborhoods and cities. It highlights the application of social science principles in the study of how formal and informal forces influence urban people and neighborhoods. The minor crosses the disciplines of Urban Studies, Criminal Justice, Social Work, Sociology, Political Science/Public Administration, Public Health, Anthropology, History, Geography, and others. It prepares students to work in a variety of social service and technical areas in public and private organizations in metropolitan areas.

RequirementsHours
Select 18 hours from courses below: 118
Urban Anthropology
Urban Structures
Crime and Place
Spatial Analysis
Community and Service
Urban Economics
Intro to Urban Geography
History and Development of Birmingham
Historic Preservation and Public Policy
Urban Sociology
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Urban Politics
Politics and Race in America
Birmingham Neighborhood Studies