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 40 credit hours.

Core Requirements20-26
URBN 114Social Life of Cities4
URBN 233Chicago4
SOC 364Urban Sociology4
BITH 376Theologies of Transformation4
URBN 399Pre-field Preparation0
URBN 496Internship (or approved internship in another department)2-8
or URBN 296 Urban Studies Practicum
URBN 494Advanced Urban Studies Seminar2
Additional 2-4 credits of social science from the following:2-4
Global Cities: Cities and the World
Urban Politics
Urban Economics
The City in Popular Culture
Cities in the Global South
Placemaking in Urban Contexts
Research Design and Methods4
Community-Based Research in Urban Public Health
Ethnographic Theory and Method
Statistics
Econometrics for Business and Economics (pre-reqs ECON 211, B EC 321)
Introduction to Statistics
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
GIS Practicum
Statistics
Electives6-14
Select 6-14 credits of the following:
Community Health and the Urban Environment
Community Art
Community Art II (pre-req ART 329 or instructor approval)
History of Art & Architecture II (c. 1700 - present)
Urban Economics
Economics of Labor & Poverty
Writing Chicago
African-American Literature
American Cities & Suburbs
American Urban History
Racial and Ethnic Relations
Social Class & Inequality
American Suburbanization
Crime & Delinquency
Social Research
Topics in Urban Studies
Topics in Urban Studies
Global Cities: Cities and the World
Race, Poverty, and Reconciliation
The City in Popular Culture
Cities in the Global South
Urban Politics
Placemaking in Urban Contexts
Total Credits40