Geography Major, Urban Studies Concentration (B.A.)

A minimum of 120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA. However, more than 120 credits may be required depending upon the major field of study.

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Required Courses
EAES 100Principles of Geography3
EAES 281Introduction to American Urban Studies3
EAES 390Research Methods3
Selected Course
EAES 161Human Geography3
or EAES 170 World Geography
Major Electives
Select 21 credits from the following:21
Human Geography
World Geography
Introduction to GIS and Remote Sensing
Energy, Environment and Society
Geography of East and Southeast Asia
Land and Life in Latin America
Principles of Land Use
Urban Design and Architecture: American Cityscape
Urban Georgraphy
Energy Transitions: A Global Dependence
Field Geography
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Fundamentals of Remote Sensing of Environment
Fluvial Geography
Principles of Soil Science
Environmental Policy
Environmental Gerontology
World Resources and Industries
Geography of South Asia
Historical Geography of the United States
Geography of New Jersey
Geography of Sub-Sahara Africa
Geography of the Middle East
Urban Field Studies
Managing the Urban Environment
Urbanization and Environment
People and Cities: Comparative Urban Studies
Quantitative Methods in Geography and Urban Studies
Advanced Topics in GIScience
Environmental Law
Population Problems of the World
Urban Studies: London and the British New Towns Movement
Environmental Economics
Urbanization in World Perspective
Problems in Urban Geography
Real Estate Principles
Advanced Real Estate
Urban Planning
Village to Metropolis: Urbanization in Latin America
Senior Seminar in Urban Study (Urban Studies Internship)
Independent Study in Geography
Readings in Earth Environmental Studies
Pro-Seminar in Earth and Environmental Studies
Total Credits33