Urban Studies (Minor)

Urban Studies (Minor)

Getting Connected

The Urban Studies minor is an interdisciplinary program designed to enable students to acquire essential skills for a wide variety of careers in cities and related to cities. It is a rigorous program of study intended to introduce students to the key urban studies concepts, and to develop their critical thinking about cities. This minor is open to students with any major. It will complement students’ majors and will enhance their ability to gain meaningful employment in a wide variety of city-based or city-related careers.


  • URBN 145-Introduction to Urban Studies, Friday 11:20am-2pm, Index #3130

  • ECON 365-Public Sector Economics, TH 7-9:45, School of Business, Index #2952

  • GEOS 209-Urban Environmental Issues and Policy, W 7-9:45pm, Index #2923

  • HIST 245--Cities in History,MW 9:55-11:10am, Index #1377

  • HIST 245-Cities in History MW 11:20am-12:35pm, Index #2629

  • POLI 213-Urban Politics, Tues 4-6:45pm, Index #2754

  • SOCI 254-Urban Sociology, W 4-6:45pm, Index #1804

  • SOCI 259-Community Organization, W 4-6:45pm, Index #1802


Max Herman (mherman2@njcu.edu), Director
Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology


  • Nurdan Aydin, Professor, Geoscience
  • Deborah Freile, Associate Professor of Geoscience
  • William Montgomery, Professor, Geography
  • Fran Moran, Professor, Political Science
  • Tim White, Assistant Professor of History
  • Rubina Vohra, Professor, Economics