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***Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, there are currently no regular in-person office hours.
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Welcome
Urban Studies is a field of study that creates innovative, real-world knowledge of the challenges and opportunities of city life. Both inside and outside the classroom, the Urban Studies Department reaps the advantage of the immense complexity and diversity both of New York City as a preeminent global city, and Queens as one of the most diverse counties in the United States. In Urban Studies, we emphasize a multi-disciplinary approach and offer perspectives and faculty expertise in anthropology, sociology, political science, urban planning, history, and other fields.

Degree Programs

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Urban Studies
BA - Major

Labor Studies
BA - Major

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Urban Planning
BA - Minor

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Urban Affairs
Masters Program


Past Events

Professor Do Lee and Professor Jane Guskin of the QC Urban Studies Department join the PSC-CUNY caravan to #cutcovidnotcuny on May 18th ...

HOLLA presentation on conflict resolution 2 ...

HOLLA presentation on conflict resolution ...

Queens College Urban Studies Students and Alums: Apply to become a contact tracer to help re-open our communities. https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/get-involved-how-you-can-help ...

Congrats to Urban Studies Major Yvonne Scorcia who received a three-year Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship! ...

2019 Environmental Studies Interns in action! Charlene @ Alley Pond Environmental Center ...


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