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The Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies (BSUS) is the degree for individuals desiring to make a difference in their community. The BSUS at UNLV is an undergraduate degree that provides students with the conceptual knowledge and technical skills they need to understand and analyze the physical, social, political and economic environment of large and small urban communities.

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At the School of Public Policy and Leadership, our vision is a community that engages in effective, long-term, problem-solving capacity for public policy challenges. This will require new levels of cooperation among citizens and experts across the public, non-profit, civic, and private sectors.