Urban Studies Minor - Environmental Sustainability Track

Loyola University Chicago

Date Posted: April 12, 2018
Submitted by: Jade Chalkley
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Minor


Urban Studies is an interdisciplinary program of the College of Arts and Sciences. Students must complete 18 hours of credit to earn a minor. Course offering are drawn from multiple disciplines across the university, including sociology, psychology, history, philosophy, criminal justice, economy, environmental studies, and political science. The distinctive capstone of the minor consists of two courses: urban studies seminar and urban studies research. In urban studies seminar, students learn about contemporary urban policy from readings, discussions, guest speakers, and neighborhood tours. In urban studies research, students contribute to a collaborative project through work with graduate students, faculty, community organizations, and government agencies.