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Housing and Society Minor

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You will gain knowledge about the role housing plays in consumers' lives and choose a focus such as technology, accessibility, aging, or affordability.

Total Credit Hours: 18 

Required Courses (9 Hours)

Elective Courses (6 Hours)

Capstone Course (3 Hours)

What You'll Study

Students learn the multiplicity of ways in which the availability of adequate and affordable housing options, or the lack thereof, affects people and communities. The 18-credit hour curriculum introduces students to the fundamental relationships between housing producers, consumers, and policymakers, while also allowing students to specialize in one housing-related area of their choosing: data analysis, economics, family and community, social justice, or sustainability.

This minor is open to students in any major and is a great addition to an undergraduate degree in building construction, community economic development, geography, human development, property management, real estate, residential environments and design, smart and sustainable cities, and urban studies. 

This minor is part of the Pathways to General Education


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If you have questions about pursuing a housing and society minor, please contact:

Chelsey Hancock