Global Urbanization

People and Society

Global Urbanization

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
    • Name: Ira Sheskin
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-6693
    • Location: Room 115A, 1300 Campo Sano
  • Recommended for
    All students
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


Global urbanization tackles a complex array of issues underlying the world urban transformation: the movement of people to cities, the bulk of the global economy residing in urban centers Ce.g., consumer and producer services, information, finance, changing built environments and cultural contexts. Major urban public policy concerns of our time including planning, housing, urban living, livelihoods and inequality, governance and urban sustainability are studied.

Option Groups

Students must complete exactly 2 of the following option groups: LAS 301 or AMS 350 satisfies one course selection

*Indicates an inactive course

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