Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Urban Studies: Course Offerings

Seeking Solutions to Pressing Urban Issues in Partnership with Chicago Communities

Chicago Books

Please see the program requirements for the:

Theory, Research, & Capstone Courses for Fall 2021   


Urban Theory     
ECON 320 Urban Economics WTC TuTh 8:00am-9:15am Han
PLSC 390 Urban Politics LSC TuTh 3:00pm-4:15pm Blackmond Larnell
SOCL 234 Cities, Suburbs & Beyond LSC TuTh 3:0pm-4:15pm Akchurin
Research Methods     
CJC 205 Research Methods Multiple Sections
COMM 365 Natrlstic Meth Comm Rsrch LSC MWF 10:50am-11:40am


COMM 367 Rhetorical Criticism WTC TuTh 3:00pm-4:15pm Staff
PSYC 306 Research Methods in Psychology  Multiple Sections   
SOCL 206 Principles of Social Research LSC TuTh 1:15pm-2:30pm Figert
SOWK 390 Methods of Social Work WTC Tu 11:30am-2:00pm Rai
Urban Seminar & Research     
PLSC 335/SOCL 335 Urban Semester Seminar TBD TBD   Spitz
PLSC 397/URB 397 Urban Studies Research TBD TBD   Spitz/Neumann


General Track Electives for Fall 2021   


CJC 372 Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice Multiple Sections
ENVS 380 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Multiple Sections
HIST 385 Chicago in America WTC W 2:50pm-5:20pm Gilfoyle
SOCL 125 Chicago: Urban Metropolis LSC MWF 12:10pm-1:00pm Rosenblatt
SOWK 370 Intersection of Oppression, Privilege & Diversity Multiple Sections


Sustainability Track Electives for Fall 2021      


Group A Electives: Sustainability and the Social World
COMM 306 Environmental Advocacy LSC MWF 10:50am-11:40am Staff
PLSC 392 Environmental Politics Multiple Sections
SOCL 372 Environmental Sociology LSC TuTh 1:15pm-2:30pm Akchurin
SOCL 376 Sociology & Politics of Food LSC TuTh 3:00pm-4:15pm Moore
Group B Electives: Sustainability and the Physical World
ENVS 207 Plants and Civilization LSC MWF 1:30pm-2:20pm Peterson
ENVS 218 Biodiversity & Biogeography Multiple Sections
ENVS 223 Soil Ecology Multiple Sections
ENVS 224 Climate & Climate Change Multiple Sections
ENVS 283 Environmental Sustainability Multiple Sections