Metropolitan Studies (MTRO)

MTRO 101 INTRODUCTION TO METROPOLITAN STUDIES (3)

Interdisciplinary introduction to metropolitan development: contemporary urban and suburban landscapes; alternatives for future community and metropolitan growth. GenEd II.B.3 or Core: Metropolitan Perspectives.

MTRO 470 SPECIAL TOPIC IN METROPOLITAN STUDIES (3)

Examination of current topics in metropolitan studies. May be repeated for a maximum of nine units provided a different topic is covered for each three unit course.

MTRO 497 METROPOLITAN STUDIES INTERNSHIP (3)

Placement in positions in the public, nonprofit and private sectors related to urban planning, metropolitan growth, economic development, community development, or the formation and implementation of policies aimed at addressing key challenges facing metropolitan areas. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: Open to juniors or seniors with 3.0 GPA or higher.

MTRO 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN METROPOLITAN STUDIES (1-3)

Individual and supervised study in selected topics related to Metropolitan Studies. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units. Prerequisite: consent of the program director.

MTRO 499 THESIS IN METROPOLITAN STUDIES (3)

Research and writing of a thesis in Metropolitan Studies guided by the director or an affiliated faculty member. Prerequisites: At least 33 units in the major and consent of the program director.