BSUS

Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies

 

The BSUS program provides an education for students interested in identifying and solving issues related to urbanization and globalization. The program serves domestic and international students as a premier program dedicated to comprehensive knowledge of urban areas and challenges related to planning and design of livable futures. The Urban Studies program provides students with a flexible but organized way of preparing productive participants in contemporary urban life. The BSUS program prepares students for public, nonprofit, and private sector employment requiring comprehensive knowledge of urban issues. The program also prepares for the entrance into various graduate and professional degree programs in specialized fields, including planning.

 

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

 

Double Major Program

The School of Planning offers a special double major program combining a Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies with a Bachelor of Women’s Studies.

Certificates 

Through the School of Planning’s certificate programs, Urban Studies students can add a specialization in areas such as Geographic Information Systems, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Horticulture, and Historic Preservation. For more information on the certificate programs, visit this link

Study Abroad & International Programs 

There are opportunities to partake in study abroad programs, both short-term study abroad classes and semester-long exchange programs. For more information on these opportunities, visit: SOP's Study Abroad Page and SOP's International Programs.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The BSUS program prepares students for public, nonprofit, and private sector employment requiring comprehensive knowledge of urban areas and challenges and for entrance into various graduate and professional degree programs in specialized fields, including planning. Examples of typical employment opportunities with the BSUS degree include but are not limited to:

• Demographics Analyst

• Human Services Analyst

• Law Enforcement Specialist

• Public Administration Analyst

• Transportation Specialist

• Advocacy Organizations Representative

• Historic Preservation Specialist

 

CONTACT

Contact Person: Dr. Xinhao Wang, BSUS Coordinator, xinhao.wang@uc.edu 

Urban Studies
 

Admission Requirements

Curriculum

Faculty

 

Additional Opportunities
through the School
of Planning:

 

Study Abroad

US Peace Corps

 

 

Did You Know?

The Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies program qualifies for special tuition rates for students who reside in certain KY and IN counties.