Urban Studies (BA)

Loyola Marymount University

Date Posted: July 26, 2018
Submitted by: Claire Pope
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Baccalaureate degree


Urban Studies majors examine urbanization and its associated social, cultural, economic, and demographic processes. They look at the structures and expressions of urbanization and urban life associated with modern and postmodern cities in the U.S. and around the world.

They learn the common theories, practices, and methodologies employed in contemporary urban planning and policy analysis. Urban Studies majors also explore the basic research questions and agendas associated with urban issues, and the general expressions of urbanization and urban life in Los Angeles.

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