Urban Studies

Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Urban International Studies Myers??, Director; Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of Global Urban Studies and Sociology Chen; Paul E. Raether Distinguished Professor of American Studies Baldwin; Professors K. Curran?? and Morrison; Associate Professors Harrington and Triff; Associate Director Leonard Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life Walsh; Visiting Lecturer Lash

The urban studies major provides a broadly interdisciplinary understanding of how urban dynamics shape both global interdependence and local spaces. The major stresses the way in which cities and communities are critical to the organization of economic, social, and cultural activities that shape and transform human experiences. Students can take full advantage of the College’s strong and diverse academic resources in the urban field through courses at the Trinity campus and local partner schools, community learning in Hartford, study-away opportunities in international cities, as well as internships in a variety of urban settings.

The urban studies major—To complete the major, students will take a total of at least 12 courses, as follows:

Additional Major Requirements

Honors—To receive honors in urban studies, a student must have completed a minimum of five courses for the major by the fifth semester, complete a thesis with a grade of A- or better, and earn a GPA of at least 3.5 in courses counted toward the major, with an overall GPA of at least 3.0.

Fall Term

Spring Term