Core Requirements

Students with an AA or AS Degree

At Loyola, all transfer students who have received an Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree from a public community college, four-year college, or university will have met Loyola’s Core Curriculum requirements, with the exception of mission-specific courses.

Students who have not earned an AA or AS Degree

Transfer students entering Loyola without an AA or AS degree will complete Loyola's Core Curriculum and courses will be articulated to Loyola courses on a course-by-course basis.

In-State Transfer Students

Students transferring to Loyola from an Illinois two-year or four-year institution that have completed the IAI GECC requirements, will have satisfied Loyola’s Core Curriculum requirements.

> 29 Credits
Students entering Loyola with more than 29 hours of credit who have not satisfied the GECC requirements, may choose to complete either the GECC or Loyola’s Core Curriculum.

< 30 Credits
Students entering Loyola with fewer than 30 hours of credit, will complete Loyola's Core Curriculum and courses will be articulated to Loyola courses on a course-by-course basis.

Free Review of Credit

Would you like to receive a free individualized audit of your transfer credit?

Contact us at adult@luc.edu if you'd like to know how many hours you have remaining toward the completion of your degree.