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Urban Studies

Urban Studies Concentration

This concentration will be an option for teacher candidates seeking certification in early childhood and/or childhood education.  The Urban Education Concentration consists of 10 courses or a total of 31 credit hours chosen as described below.  At least 18 credit hours must be at the upper division (300 or 400) level.  It is strongly suggested that the student work closely with an advisor in all concentration planning.

 

Academic Road Maps:

CED Urban Studies

ECE Urban Studies

ECC Urban Studies

 

 

REQUIRED COURSES (22 crs)

 

ANT 101  Understanding Cultures (3 crs)                         

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology (3 crs)

SPF 203  School and Society (3 crs)          

SOC 351 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity (3 crs)       .

PSC 316 Urban Ethnic Politics (3 crs)     

SPC 311 Intercultural Communication (3 crs)

SPF/SOC 366   Cultural Proficiency and Public Achievement (4 crs)                  

                                                                              

ELECTIVES:  (9 crs)

Choose one or two courses from the following:

 

AAS/ENG   240 African American Literature to 1940 (3 crs)

AAS   321 The African American Family (3 crs)               

AAS   341 African American and Civil Rights (3 crs)

AAS   469 Black Protest and Leadership in the U.S. in the 21st Century (3 crs)

ANT 307 Urban Anthropology (3 crs)

ANT 315 Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology (3 crs)

ENG 241 African American Literature Since 1940 (3 crs)

ENG 243 Introduction to Latino/a Literature (3 crs)

ENG 354 Ethnic American Minority Literature (3 crs)

GEG 309 Urban Geography (3crs)

                                                                  

Choose one or two courses from the following:

 

PSC 103          Great Political Issues (3 crs)

PSC 215          Urban Government (3 crs)

PSC 218          African American Political Culture (3 crs)

PSC 316          Urban Ethnic Politics (3 crs)

PSC 318          Democracy and Peace; Principles and Practices in the Urban Experience (3 crs)

MUS 224         Music and Political Action (3 crs.)

SOC  333        Social Movements (3 crs)

SOC  350        Power, Class and Inequality (3 crs)

SWK 319         Dynamics of Poverty (3 crs)

 

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