Knowledge & Values Courses

Knowledge & Values Courses enable students to begin to synthesize and apply their skills and knowledge within a wide selection of courses exploring disciplinary and interdisciplinary topics. 

Students in the Loyola Core program choose from a wide range of eligible courses to satisfy each section. Some majors may itemize specific courses within a section that students should complete as part of their program. Students are always encouraged to speak with their faculty advisors or consult the University Bulletin for details. 

Knowledge & Values Courses - 30 credit hours

  • Creative Arts & Cultures
  • History Sequence (two courses) 
  • Natural Science in Context
  • Philosophy I: Introduction to the Philosophy of Reasoning
  • Philosophy II: Philosophy of Knowledge & Morality
  • Religious Studies I: Christian Traditions
  • Religious Studies II: World Religions
  • Social Science
  • Writing About Literature 

 

Advanced Common Curriculum - 24 credit hours

Students with Common Curriculum requirements complete courses that fulfill the following 8 categories. Students in certain majors may have specific courses that can be used to satisfy ACC requirements. Some majors may exempt certain ACC requirements entirely. Students are always encouraged to speak with their faculty advisors or consult the University Bulletin for details.