US - Urban Studies

US 2000 (SS) Introduction to Urban Studies Cr. 4

Urban phenomena, past and present, quality and nature of urban life, major concerns of urban areas; perspectives and techniques of various urban-related disciplines. Offered Every Term.

Equivalent: GPH 2000, HIS 2000, PS 2000, SOC 2500

US 3530 Urban and Regional Planning Cr. 3

Introduction to urban and regional planning concepts, including zoning, growth management and economic development. Emphasis on metropolitan Detroit. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: US 2000 with a minimum grade of D-

Equivalent: UP 3530

US 3650 History of Detroit Cr. 3

History of Detroit from European contact to the present, with emphasis on the late-19th and 20th centuries. Offered Irregularly.

Equivalent: HIS 3650

US 4420 Methods for Urban Studies Cr. 4

Introduction to relevant data sources, such as the U.S. Census, American Community Survey, and County Business Patterns; presentation of quantitative and spatial data using geographic information systems and spatial mapping; introduction to basic statistics for use in urban studies. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisite: US 2000, with a minimum grade of C- ; SOC 2500, with a minimum grade of C- ; GPH 2000, with a minimum grade of C- ; HIS 2000, with a minimum grade of C- ; PS 2000, with a minimum grade of C-

US 4510 Cities and Regions Cr. 3

Processes of urbanization and metropolitanization in both the western and non-western worlds. Offered Winter.

Prerequisites: (US 2000 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (GPH 2000 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (HIS 2000 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (PS 2000 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (SOC 2000 with a minimum grade of D-)

Equivalent: GPH 4510

US 4620 (WI) Urban Studies Senior Capstone Research Cr. 3

Development and application of research design to specified urban problems. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: (US 4420 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (GPH 6420 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (CRJ 4860 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (PS 3600 with a minimum grade of D-) OR (SOC 4200 with a minimum grade of D-)

US 6000 Internship Cr. 1-4

Placement in government agencies or the non-governmental sector that provide working experience related to urban issues. Offered for undergraduate credit only. Offered Every Term.

Repeatable for 4 Credits

US 6455 Discrimination and Fair Housing Cr. 3

Multidisciplinary investigation into the nature, motivations, consequences, and legal/public policy implications of racial/ethnic discrimination in housing and related markets in U.S. metropolitan areas. Offered Biannually.

Equivalent: AFS 6455, ECO 6455, PS 6455, SOC 6455, UP 6455