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 2019   

Urban Theory     
ECON 320 Urban Economics ONLN TBA TBA Mary Cummings
PLSC 334 Urban Policies and Problems LSC TuTh 2:30pm-3:45pm Twyla Blackmond Larnell
SOCL 234 City, Suburbs & Beyond LSC TuTh 11:30am-12:45pm Staff
Research Methods     
CJC 205 Research Methods Multiple Sections
COMM 367 Rhetorical Criticism WTC TuTh 2:30pm-3:45pm B Rockwell
PSYC 306 Research Methods in Psychology  Multiple Sections   
SOCL 206 Principles of Social Research LSC MWF 1:40pm-2:30pm Helena Dagadu
SOWK 390 Methods of Social Work Multiple Sections
Urban Seminar & Research     
PLSC 335/SOCL 335 Urban Semester Seminar LSC W 1:40pm-5:15pm David Van Zytveld/Gina Spitz
PLSC 397/URB 397 Urban Studies Research LSC W 1:40pm-5:15pm David Van Zytveld/Gina Spitz


General Track Electives for Fall 2019   

CJC 372 Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice Multiple Sections
ELPS 240 Urban Education: Policy and Practice LSC Th 8:30am-9:45am David Castro
ENVS 380 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Multiple Sections
HIST 385 Chicago in America LSC TuTh 2:30pm-3:45pm Elliot Gorn
PLSC 391 Chicago Politics LSC MWF 9:20am-10:10am John Pelissero
SOCL 125 Chicago-Growth of a Metropolis Multiple Sections
SOCL 235 Communities LSC Tu 4:15pm-6:00pm Elfriede Wedam
SOWK 201 Social Welfare and Social Work I Multiple Sections
SOWK 370 Intersection of Oppression, Privilege & Diversity Multiple Sections


Sustainability Track Electives for Fall 2019      

Group A Electives: Sustainability and the Social World
ANTH 104 The Human Ecological Footprint LSC TuTh 1:00pm-2:15pm Daniel Amick
COMM 306 Environmental Advocacy LSC TuTh 8:30am-9:45am Staff
PLSC 392 Environmental Politics Multiple Sections
SOCL 272 Environmental Sociology LSC TuTh 4:15pm-5:30pm Staff
SOCL 276 The Sociology and Politics of Food LSC TuTh 4:15pm-5:30pm Kelly Moore
Group B Electives: Sustainability and the Physical World
ENVS 283 Environmental Sustainability Multiple Sections
ENVS 380 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Multiple Sections