2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin

ECO 370 Urban Economics

3 hours 

Cities are the core of civilization. Because the economic and social development of cities is the story of humankind this topic deserves detailed study. This course examines cities using multiple economic perspectives. This course helps students understand how their urban environment enables them to become better citizens. Students will be prepared for employment in organizations dedicated to improving the quality of urban life. The course highlights both the advantages of cities and the problems yet to be solved. Topics may include racial segregation (in housing, schooling, etc.), gender identification and sexual orientation (in)equality, environmental sustainability, gentrification, homelessness, crime, health, education, labor, and transportation.




ENG 201; and ECO 101 or ECO 120 or ECO 125


Formerly ECO 270 Urban Economics