Founded in 2001, the School of Urban Studies at the University of Washington Tacoma currently offers undergraduate BA degrees in Urban Studies and Sustainable Urban Development; a BS in Urban Design, graduate degrees in Community Planning (MA) and Geospatial Technologies (MS), a Certificate in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and a minor in Urban Studies.
Establish the School of Urban Studies.
First class of MA in Community Planning students graduated. Admits first class of BS in Urban Design majors.
Received approval to launch BS in Urban Design, starting Autumn 2018. Established a new Formal Option in GIS & Spatial Planning under the BA in Urban Studies major.
Established MA in Community Planning; will admit first class of MA students for Autumn 2016.
First class of MS students graduated; Re-designed URB and SUD undergraduate curriculum; established URB Formal Options in Global Urbanism and Community Development & Planning.
Established MS in Geospatial Technologies; hired founding MS faculty; admitted first class of MS students.
First graduating class of SUD majors.
Established BA Sustainable Urban Development program; admits first class of SUD majors.
First graduating class of URB majors. Established Certificate in GIS.
Established first undergraduate - BA in Urban Studies - and admits first class of URB majors.