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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/Minor

Labor Studies
BA - Major/Minor

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Environmental Studies
BA - Major/Minor

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Urban Planning
BA - Minor

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Urban Affairs
Masters Program

News and Events

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Thank you Amelia Ingram for making this wonderful video about the field of Urban Studies! ...

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

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