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Loyola University Chicago

School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Core Requirement

All degree programs in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies now have a common curriculum requirement:

 

Meeting General Education and Core Requirements

Students who have less than 30 credits completed upon admission will meet the full University Core requirements explain below. Students with 30 or more credits may choose to follow the University core requirements or complete the Illinois General Education requirements plus two Loyola mission courses. CLEP and DSST may be used to satisfy some of the requirements. For the most up to date listing of courses for each University Core Curriculum knowledge area, see www.luc.edu/core .

The Core Curriculum expands students' understanding of themselves and the world, reinforces the development of skills, and integrates essential values, through a breadth of learning in the liberal arts and sciences.

If you are transferring less than 30 credits, you will complete these requirements:

Required Areas of KnowledgeRequired Core CoursesCredit Hours

College Writing Seminar

1

3

Artistic Knowledge and Experience

1

3

Historical Knowledge

2

6

Literary Knowledge and Experience

2

6

Quantitative Analysis

1

3

Scientific Literacy

2

6

Societal and Cultural Knowledge

2

6

Philosophical Knowledge

2

6

Theological & Religious Studies Knowledge

2

6

Ethics

1

3

TOTAL

16 courses

48 hours

If you are transferring 30 or more credits, you may complete these IGEC requirements:

Knowledge AreasRequired CoursesCredit Hours

Writing

2

6

Oral communication

1

3

Mathematics

1

3

Physical Science

1

3

Life Science

1

3

Lab

1

1

Humanities

1

3

Fine Arts

1

3

Either Humanities or Fine Arts.

1

3

Social and Behavioral Sciences

2

9

Plus these Loyola mission requirements
Theol 190 or Phil 190

1

3

Ethics

1

3

Total

14 courses

43 hours

 

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