Along with specific requirements for any major, all students in the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degree programs must meet all general education and graduation requirements under a single catalog.

Requirements for the Urban Studies major are 36 credit hours, which includes a number of courses only available through participation in the Wheaton in Chicago semester program.

Core Requirements24
Theologies of Transformation
Urban Sociology
Senior Capstone
Senior Capstone
Social Life of Cities
Pre-field Preparation
Internship (or approved internship in another department)
Research Design and Methods4
Ethnographic Theory and Method
Social Research
Select 8 credits of the following:
Culture and Difference
Culture, Economy, and Morality
Anthropological Writing: Writing in History and the Social Sciences
Ethnographic Theory and Method
Community Art I
History of Art & Architecture II
Urban Economics
Economics of Labor & Poverty
Writing for Social Change
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GIS Practicum
Modern Korea
American Cities & Suburbs
Race, Justice, and Reconciliation in US History
Poverty, Justice and Transformation
Introduction to Statistics
Race & Justice
Black Political Thought
Civil Rights and Police Action
Political Research
Race and Politics in the United States
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Social Class & Inequality
American Suburbanization
Asians in America
Social Change in Latin America
Social Research
Topics in Urban Studies
Topics in Urban Studies
Independent Study
Total Credits36