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Urban Studies Summer Courses

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus; however, the university will continue to implement the Flexible Hybrid Learning Environment to keep the community safe and allow for the possibility of remote attendance as necessary.


Fordham students please check courses in my.fordham.edu for the most accurate Attribute listings.

URST 3340 L21 - Urban Psychology
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 05:00PM

How living in a large city can affect an individual's behavior and personality. Investigations into the "urban personality," stress, family, friends and strangers, crowding, the built environment, adaptation. Includes field research.

CRN: 13930
Instructor: Takooshian, Harold
4 credits


AFAM 3150 V11 - Caribbean Peoples and Culture
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 10:00AM - 12:59 PM

An examination of the historical, cultural and contemporary characteristics of various ethnic groups in the Caribbean. Special attention will be devoted to Afro-West Indians.

CRN: 14050
Instructor: Maddox, Tyesha
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AMCS, AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, GLBL, HIGH, HIST, HIUL, INST, IPE, ISAF, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LASS, URST


ECON 3971 PW1 - Urban Economics
Summer Session III, May 31 - August 4, 2022
Online, Asynchronous

Urban Economics is the study of location choices by firms and households. The technological changes and economic factors driving the process of urbanization, and the shift from a "downtown"-centered city to the suburbanized metropolises prevalent in the U.S. today is the central focus of the course. Throughout the course, New York City's history and current situation is used as an example of the economic forces operating on cities. Students will participate in a group project to analyze a major urban problem such as housing affordability, poverty, crime or education.

CRN: 13964
Instructor: Sun, Meiping
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, APPI, ASHS, ASSC, LALS, LASS, URST


HIST 3950 R11 - Latino History
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

This course explores the development of the Latina/o population in the U.S. by focusing on the questions of migration, race, ethnicity, labor, family, sexuality, and citizenship. Specific topics include: United States colonial expansion and its effects on the population of Latin America; Mexican-Americans, and the making of the West; colonialism and the Puerto Rican Diaspora; Caribbean revolutions and the Cuban-American community; and globalization and recent Latina/o migrations (Dominicans, Colombians).

CRN: 13773
Instructor: Acosta, Salvador
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, ADVD, AHC, AMST, AP, APPI, ASHS, COLI, EP3, HIAH, INST, ISIN, ISLA, LALS, LAUH, PLUR, URST


PSYC 2600 L11 - Social Psychology
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center, Hybrid: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

An examination of how others shape an individual's behavior. A review of selected topics of interpersonal behavior, including antisocial and prosocial behavior, prejudice, attraction, social influence, attitudes and persuasion, research methods.

CRN: 13980
Instructor: TBA
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: PYCP, SSCI, URST


PSYC 3600 L21 - Multicultural Psychology
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

The focus of this course is the multicultural applicability of scientific and professional psychology. Traditional psychological theories, scientific psychology, psychological tests, and the practice of psychology will be examined and critiqued from cultural and socio-historical perspectives. Contemporary psychological theories and research specific to men, women, gay men, lesbians, and race/ethnicity will be reviewed.

CRN: 14053
Instructor: TBA
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AMST, ASHS, ASSC, BESN, BIOE, LALS, LASS, PJRC, PJST, PLUR, PSDV, PYAC, URST, WGSS


SOCI 2925 V21 - Media Crime Sex Violence
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

Turn on the television set, pick up the local newspaper, go on the Internet or watch a movie. Wherever you turn, you will find the media saturated with stories about corrupt cops and honest cops, drug dealers and drug users, murderers and victims, organized crime and serial killers, crusading district attorneys and defense attorneys, corrupt lawyers and hanging judges, violent prisoners and convicted innocents. How accurate are these representations? What are the ideological messages and cultural values these stories communicate? In this course, you will learn how to demystify media representations in order to understand how and why they are produced, and who is responsible for their production.

CRN: 13934
Instructor: Wormser, Richard
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, APPI, ASAM, ASHS, ASSC, PJMJ, PJST, URST, WGSS


SOCI 2960 L11 - Popular Culture
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center, Hybrid: TTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

This course will investigate the nature of contemporary popular culture. How do people spend their "spare time"? Does this vary with social class? Is sport the new religion? And how does this differ from that of earlier periods and simpler societies?

CRN: 13989
Instructor: McGee, Michelle
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ACUP, AMST, APPI, ASAM, ASHS, ASSC, URST


SOCI 3406 L11 - Race: A Social Construct
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course concerns the evolution of racial typologies and classification system in the U.S. We will draw on a variety of texts from natural and social sciences, law, and literature to examine how "scientific" typologies of race are actually more reflective of power dynamics and social hierarchies than biological or genetic differences. Our goal is to understand the continuing significance of race in terms of social and economic power, as well and individual self-conceptualizations and identity politics.

CRN: 13994
Instructor: Valle, Maria
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: ADVD, AMST, ASHS, ASSC, LALS, LASS, URST