Find your purposeful and meaningful life developing an expertise living and serving in cities

Through pursuing this unique secondary major, you'll find a sense of belonging in your department and in the City of Canton by studying and living within a service-focused educational community located in an urban environment. Launch your career from one-on-one relationships with globally informed professors and deep local experiences in regional urban contexts. Become a servant to and advocate for cities and their people in a program that emphasizes justice, civic responsibility, peace, and reconciliation. 

Program distinctives 

  • Experience our local and regional urban contexts as a laboratory setting for your studies.
  • Choose a wide range of primary majors like Social Work, Communication Arts, Criminal and Restorative Justice, Business, or Ministry to complement this secondary major.
  • Grow your understanding of urban contexts with coursework from a wide range of disciplines including History, Sociology, Social Work, and Political Science.
  • Belong to an inclusive community that emphasizes the value in experiencing human differences. 

View course curriculum

The Urban Studies major curriculum (courses and course listings) is available in the official Academic Catalog

Once in the catalog, you can use the buttons (pictured left) located at the upper right of the page to plan your courses, save courses to your own personalized catalog, print, and more!