Trinity University

Urban Studies

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Overview

Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary major that focuses on the global phenomenon of urbanization as well as the history and nature of cities. The program incorporates a wide variety of disciplinary approaches to the study of urbanization, urban processes, urbanity, and urbanism. Students explore the city from multiple perspectives, which prepares them for graduate work in several disciplines and careers in fields concerned with urban life. Urban Studies majors have extensive interaction with the city in research, class projects, and internships.  Students are encouraged to shape their course of study according to their interests in consultation with their advisor.