facilities are abundant at Towson University. Each Metropolitan Studies
major has access to the Social Science Computer Laboratory, located in
Linthicum Hall. The lab is a state-of-the-art computer facility where
students can access government and research databases via the Internet.
Software includes simulation and modeling programs as well as
statistical packages. The lab is continually updated to expand the
resources available to students.
just north of Baltimore and within a one-hour commute of Washington,
D.C., Towson University reaps the benefits of one of the most dynamic
metropolitan areas in the world. Proximity to these cities provides
convenient access to a variety of destinations for field trips and
numerous opportunities for students to participate in civic engagement
activities. The University’s location allows for easy access to a number
of research institutes and advocacy groups in Baltimore and Washington,
as well as a wide range of policy makers, scholars, activists,
journalists and other experts who visit the campus for guest lectures
and other events. Some serve as adjunct faculty and teach courses at
Towson on a regular basis.