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
ENVS 380 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems Multiple Sections
HIST 385 Chicago in America LSC TuTh 2:30pm-3:45pm Elliot Gorn
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