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FRESHMAN/SOPHMORE YEAR(S): Introduction to the City

As a U4C student you will take prerequisite courses for the program during your freshman and sophomore years at your respective schools. You are encouraged to prepare for the year-long, urban study abroad program by taking a wide variety of classes that include:

Speech English Composition
Research Writing History of Western Civilization
Bible Study Methods World Religions
Cultural Anthropology Contemporary Religious Movements

In addition, you will have the opportunity to take the MissionShift (formerly, the School of Urban Ministry) as an introduction to U4C. MissionShift is a two semester, one night a week class where you can earn up to 6 credits (3 credits each semester). Moreover, MissionShift will get you into South Minneapolis exposing you to the issues and topics that you will study in greater detail during your junior year as a resident of the city.

JUNIOR YEAR: Introduction to the City
Please click on the semesters below to view the classes and their descriptions.

Fall Semester
Spring Semester