The Urban University in the United States

EDU 7257 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Explores the development and special characteristics of the urban university in the United States. Includes an introductory session focused on the meaning of the term “urban university” and the societal importance of this type of institution, a sequence of historically oriented classes that explore the emergence and evolution of different types of urban universities from the late-nineteenth century to the present, a sequence of topically oriented classes that focus on various aspects of urban universities in terms of both their internal characteristics and their relationships with their surrounding communities, and a view of selected urban universities in the United States.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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