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Urban and Regional Development

Degree or Minor: 
Undergraduate Degree
Green Concentration: 
UA College: 
Social & Behavioral Sciences
Degree Type: 
Bachelor of Science
Degree/Minor Description: 

The Urban and Regional Development major deals with urban and regional issues, including regional growth and demographics, location of economic activity, land development, and real estate. Students learn to analyze data, use cartographic and geographic information systems, and work in the field and in remote-sensing laboratories. Internships are integral to the major and students are strongly encouraged to pursue at least one during their studies. 

Research Opportunities: 

Sustainable City Project: The Sustainable City Project serves as an educational and outreach interface between the University of Arizona and the Tucson community. The project  focuses on issues of sustainable urban development and livable cities through education, outreach, and research. The project is designed to build and support teams composed of university faculty and students representing a diverse array of academic disciplines.

Research Themes: 
Business and Economics
Informatics, Modeling, and Remote Sensing
Urban Environment