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Communication, Media, Arts, and Design

Urban Design


  • Oxford
  • Minor
  • On Campus

Urban design is the study of human relationships and their expression in the physical landscapes that are cities. Urban environment is a physical manifestation of social values. Relations that comprise the realm of urban design involve not simply buildings and their creation, but the infrastructure, politics, economics, sociology, commerce, and history of cities. Students planning to pursue careers in government, public administration, social work, architectural design, planning, etc., find their interests served by this minor. (21 semester hours)

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Jeff Kruth

Assistant Professor
Department of Architecture and Interior Design

302F Alumni Hall

Oxford, OH 45056


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A minimum 2.5 GPA is required for all courses in this minor. Courses must be taken for a grade (not credit/no-credit). Students planning to take this minor should consult with the chief departmental adviser.