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Urban Studies

New Urban Studies core class

The Urban Studies program is offering a new core course, Introduction to Urban Studies, which focuses on Chicago as a whole and at the neighborhood level.

The Urban Studies program is offering a new core course, Introduction to Urban Studies, which focuses on Chicago as a whole and at the neighborhood level. Students will get a chance to consider issues like gentrification, urban renewal, community policing and environmental reform as they are experienced at the ground level. This interdisciplinary course focuses on the economic, political, environmental and cultural dimensions of the urban experience, with guest lectures by a variety of college experts.