GEO 1 Urban Geography.

Applies geographic concepts to develop an understanding of the patterns, processes, and meanings of change within and among U.S. urban areas. The sequence first examines the changing distribution of economic activities and social groups. Second, the sequence is concerned with underlying processes resulting in distinctive distributions of people and activities observed in U.S. urban areas. The sequence also evaluates the problems and consequences for U.S. cities resulting from changing economic and social geography and examines practices and policies for the planning of U.S. urban areas.

1. GEO 201 Geography of Urban Diversity (3) (MPF); and

2. Two of the following:
GEO 451 Urban and Regional Planning (3), or
GEO 454 Urban Geography (3), or
GEO/BWS 455 Race, Urban Change, and Conflict in America (3), or
GEO 459 Advanced Urban and Regional Planning (3)

Note: Not open to majors in the Department of Geography. Black world studies majors must select a minimum of nine hours outside their department of major.

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