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Summer Scholars

One-Week Seminars

These Seminar courses are designed to give students the opportunity to learn more about different degree programs offered here at Loyola; they will involve hands-on activities and field trips.

Students may choose to take one (1) non-credit course during any given week. Program participants are required to attend a Family Orientation on Sunday prior to the first day of class. Each course meets Monday–Friday from 9:00am-12:00pm (breaks for lunch) then resumes from 1:00-3:00pm. 

Courses are offered in the following subject areas:

  1. Arts & Culture 
  2. Business
  3. Leadership
  4. Pre-Health
  5. Sustainability and Social Justice

Additional courses can be found listed under multiple subject areas:

  1. Seminar A: June 8 - 12, 2015
  2. Seminar B: June 15 - 19, 2015
  3. Seminar C: July 13 - 17, 2015
  4. Seminar D: July 20 - 24, 2015
  5. Seminar E: July 27 - 31, 2015
  6. Seminar F: August 3 - 7, 2015

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 Tuition and fee information is explained below:

COURSE TITLEINSTRUCTORSEMINARDATES
Arts & Culture
Film and Philosophy: An Introduction to Philosophy Through Film Sarah Babbitt A June 8 - 12, 2015
Performing (Our)Selves Mario LaMothe A June 8 - 12, 2015
Does Hip-Hop have dementia? Has Hip-Hop lost its way home? Tasha Jones B June 15 - 19, 2015
Finding and Forging Your Voice: Writing for Theatre & Performance Ira Murfin B June 15 - 19, 2015
Libraries and Society: An Exploration of Chicago’s Libraries and Their Role in the Community Sarah Babbitt B June 15 - 19, 2015
From Ink to Celluloid: Adapting Fiction for Film Adam Harris C July 13 - 17, 2015
The Appreciation of Beauty in Contemporary Art: A Philosophical Perspective Stefano Giacchetti C July 13 - 17, 2015
Who’s this doing my thinking? A Brief Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind and Zombies Marcella Russo C July 13 - 17, 2015
Technological selves: Social media and digital identities Rebecca Scott D July 20 - 24, 2015
The Printmaking Process:  Image Making through Prints Giselle Villatoro D July 20 - 24, 2015
Theater, Community, and the City Chloe Johnston D July 20 - 24, 2015
Visual Art and Philosophy: An Introduction to Philosophy Through the Visual Arts Sarah Babbitt D July 20 - 24, 2015
Second City and Beyond: Making Theatre in Chicago Chloe Johnston E July 27 - 31, 2015
Truth in Art Michael Gutierrez E July 27 - 31, 2015
Documentary Performance Andrew Brown F August 3 - 7, 2015
Knights, Ladies and Getting Medieval: The Middle Ages in Film and Television Adam Harris F August 3 - 7, 2015
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Leadership
Discovering the Leader Within You Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski A June 8 - 12, 2015
Leading A Values-Based Organization  Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski B June 15 - 19, 2015
Defining the Characteristics of a Successful, Innovative Leader Dr. Susan Smith Kuczmarski C July 13 - 17, 2015
Presenting Your Research: The Essentials of Public Speaking and Grant Writing Kashif Powell D August 3 - 7, 2015
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Pre-Health
Healthcare In America Regina Conway-Phillips A June 8 - 12, 2015
Introduction to Medicine: Wellness and Fitness Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter A June 8 - 12, 2015
Healthcare In America Regina Conway-Phillips B June 15 - 19, 2015
Introduction to Medicine: Sports Management Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter B  June 15 - 19, 2015
Introduction to Medicine: Healthy Heart 101 Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter C July 13 - 17, 2015
Nursing...Yesterday, Today, and Your Tomorrow Fallon Flowers D July 20 - 24, 2015
Introduction to Medicine: Wellness and Fitness  Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter D July 20 - 24, 2015
Aging and Dying: Healthcare Ethics for End of Life Issues Sarah Babbitt E July 27 - 31, 2015
Nursing...Yesterday, Today, and Your Tomorrow Fallon Flowers E July 27 - 31, 2015
Introduction to Medicine: Sports Management Stephanie Wilson & April Boulter F August 3 - 7, 2015
Nursing...Yesterday, Today, and Your Tomorrow Fallon Flowers F August 3 - 7, 2015
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Sustainability and Social Justice
Just The Time, Just The Place *updated 2015 syllabus available soon Cetin Caglayan B June 15 - 19, 2015
Why Care about the Environment? Doug Walters B June 15 - 19, 2015
“I Am Somebody, I Will Achieve”: Exploring educational inequality in the U.S.A Giselle Villatoro C July 13 - 17, 2015
Fair, Unfair, and Welfare: Comparing the Politics of Social Justice in Europe and the U.S. Aaron Martin C July 13 - 17, 2015
Social Justice, Democracy, and Politics Doug Walters D August 3 - 7, 2015
Sustainability vs. Growth: Energy Politics in the EU and the U.S. Aaron Martin D August 3 - 7, 2015
Justice in the Contemporary World Stefano Giacchetti E July 27 - 31, 2015
Shades of Brilliance Jadora Sailes F August 3 - 7, 2015
Understanding Justice and Evaluating the Right Forms of Action Stefano Giacchetti F August 3 - 7, 2015
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Business
Beyoncé Studies: The Politics of Feminism in the Business of Pop Culture Kashif Powell A June 8 - 12, 2015
The Business of Being a Scholar: Developing Yourself Personally and Professionally in College Michael Meinhardt A  June 8 - 12, 2015
BRAAAAAAAINS!: Exploring Media Representations of the Zombie Kashif Powell B June 15 - 19, 2015
Moving Business Leaders Forward in 2015 Sherese Johnson B June 15 - 19, 2015
The Pen & the Sword: How to Make Things Happen with Writing in College  Michael Meinhardt B June 15 - 19, 2015
Entrepreneurship Mindset - pt.1 Kiley Russell C July 13 - 17, 2015
Entrepreneurship Mindset - pt.2 Kiley Russell D July 20 - 24, 2015
Embodying Leadership: Your Strategy for Success in Business and Life Paul Flowers E July 27 - 31, 2015
The Business of Being a Scholar: Developing Yourself Personally and Professionally in College Michael Meinhardt E July 27 - 31, 2015
Arts in the City: Exploring Chicago’s Business of Artistic Expression Kashif Powell E  July 27 - 31, 2015
Embodying Leadership: Your Strategy for Success in Business and Life Paul Flowers F August 3 - 7, 2015
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Student may choose to live on campus in a designated residence hall with other Pre-College Summer Scholars participants. They will be asked to move in on Sunday prior to the first day of class and are able to move-out on the Saturday following the conclusion of their class(es). 

TUITION & FEES
  RESIDENTIAL STUDENT FEES
  TUITION
  $350
  HOUSING: shared room with other program participant(s)   $250
 * DINING includes all meals. Tentative based on 2014 rates
  *$210
  PROGRAM FEE: to provide staffing, programs and activities   $250
TOTAL COST: $1,060
 COMMUTER STUDENT FEES
 TUITION   $350
 DINING: includes daily breakfast and lunch. Tentative based on 2014 rates
  *$210
 PROGRAM FEE: to provide staffing, programs and activities   $190
TOTAL COST: $750 

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Loyola

Summer Scholars · The Office of First-Year Experience · 255 Sullivan Center, 1032 West Sheridan Road, Chicago IL 60660 · Phone: 773.508.7381 · summerscholars@luc.edu

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