Loyola University Maryland

Global Studies

Course Sequence

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Requirements for a major and an example of a typical program of courses are as follows:

Freshman Year

Fall Term

  • EC102 Microeconomic Principles
  • ST110 Introduction to Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
  • WR100 Effective Writing
  • Fine Arts Core
  • Language Core

Spring Term

  • EC103 Macroeconomic Principles
  • EN101 Understanding Literature
  • HS101 Making of the Modern World: Europe
  • SC102 Societies and Institutions
  • Language Core or Elective

Sophomore Year

Fall Term

  • PL201 Foundations of Philosophy
  • PS350 Comparative Politics
  • TH201 Introduction to Theology
  • English Core
  • Math/Science Core

Spring Term

  • PS365 International Politics
  • SC377 Social Movements and Social Protest
  • History Core (Analytical Component Course)
  • Philosophy Core
  • Theology Core
  • Elective

Junior Year

Fall Term

  • EC348 Development Economics
  • Global Studies Topical Component
  • Global Studies Topical Component
  • Math/Science Core
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • Global Studies Topical Component
  • Global Studies Topical Component
  • Global Studies Topical Component
  • Elective
  • Elective

Senior Year

Fall Term

  • Ethics Core
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Spring Term

  • GT400 Senior Seminar in Global Studies
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
1. Students must complete the diversity core requirement through a designated diversity core, major, or elective course (see Diversity Core Requirement under Curriculum and Policies).