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Program Requirements

The MA in Geography and Urban Studies requires 36 credits beyond the baccalaureate. Students must complete five required courses, a statistics course, two methodology courses and four electives. Methods courses include Geography Information Systems, Cartography, Statistics and Qualitative Methods.

For more information about course requirements and culminating events, please visit the MA Graduate Bulletin.

Required Courses
GUS 5159

Geographic Inquiry

3

GUS 8011

History and Theory of Urban Studies

3

GUS 8016

Public Policy for Urban Regions

3

GUS 8031

Critical Issues in Globalization, Sustainability, and Social Justice

3

GUS 9991

Master’s Research Paper

3

Introduction to Statistics course

3

Two methodology courses selected from a departmental list

6

Four electives

12

Total Credit Hours

36

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