Wheaton in Chicago

Wheaton in Chicago presents all students with the opportunity to spend a semester living and learning in the world-class city of Chicago.

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During the semester, students study the causes and consequences of urban conditions through coursework tailored to this unique experiential curriculum. And while many Wheaton students visit the city for ministry, service, or cultural events, Wheaton in Chicago represents an opportunity to explore the contours of the city from the inside. Students live in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, learn their way around on public transportation, and worship in the city. Through a combination of coursework and discipline-specific internships, students gain insight into cutting edge issues that are shaping life in the city. Students visit churches, ministries, and community development organizations on a weekly basis, while also taking advantage of the city's wide range of museums, theaters, and musical venues. Wheaton in Chicago equips students for a wide variety of future careers in urban planning, economic development, ministry, legal services, health care, teaching, social services, counseling, communications, and many other exciting fields.

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During the semester, students study the causes and consequences of urban conditions through coursework tailored to this unique experiential curriculum. And while many Wheaton students visit the city for ministry, service, or cultural events, Wheaton in Chicago represents an opportunity to explore the contours of the city from the inside. Students live in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood, learn their way around on public transportation, and worship in the city. Through a combination of coursework and discipline-specific internships, students gain insight into cutting edge issues that are shaping life in the city. Students visit churches, ministries, and community development organizations on a weekly basis, while also taking advantage of the city's wide range of museums, theaters, and musical venues. Wheaton in Chicago equips students for a wide variety of future careers in urban planning, economic development, ministry, legal services, health care, teaching, social services, counseling, communications, and many other exciting fields.