BA Major in Urban Studies

Program Requirements

Major in Urban Studies (42 credits)

Stage I: Major in Urban Studies (12 credits)

12

credits:

URBS 230 Urbanization: Global and Historical Perspectives (3.00)
URBS 240 Planning (3.00)
URBS 250 Representation Methods in Urban Studies (3.00)
URBS 260 Analytical Methods in Urban Studies (3.00)

Stage II: Major in Urban Studies (21 credits)

9

credits:

URBS 300 Neighbourhood and Community Planning (3.00)
URBS 335 Geographic Information Systems (3.00)
URBS 362 Quantitative Research Methods (3.00)

12

credits chosen from:

ARTH 374 Architecture and Urbanism in Montreal (3.00)
GEOG 330 Urban Geography (3.00)
POLI 349 Political and Social Theory and the City (3.00)
URBS 310 Urban Transportation (3.00)
URBS 337 Urban Agriculture (3.00)
URBS 338 Urban Ecology (3.00)
URBS 370 Housing Policy (3.00)
URBS 380 Urban and Regional Economic Development (3.00)
URBS 393 Law and Regulation in Urban Planning (3.00)

Note: A maximum of three credits may be chosen from ARTH 374 and POLI 349.

Stage III: Major in Urban Studies (9 credits)

9

credits chosen from:

GEOG 463 Advanced Geographic Information Systems (3.00)
GEOG 465 Remote Sensing (3.00)
GEOG 466 Geomedia and the Geoweb (3.00)
URBS 420 Social Geographies of Montreal (3.00)
URBS 434 Transportation GIS (3.00)
URBS 435 Transportation Impact Assessment (3.00)
URBS 450 Economic Restructuring (3.00)
URBS 460 Reading the Urban Form (3.00)
URBS 470 Public Infrastructure Finance for Planners (3.00)
URBS 480 Impact Assessment (3.00)
URBS 481 Urban Planning in the Developing World (3.00)
URBS 486 Behaviour and the Environment (3.00)
URBS 488 Analyzing Choice (3.00)
URBS 490 Public Space and the Public Interest (3.00)
URBS 495 Field Research (3.00)

Note: A maximum of three credits may be chosen from GEOG 463, GEOG 465, and GEOG 466.

Notes

  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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