Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Interdisciplinary Major

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In the interdisciplinary writing major, you take a total of nine writing courses, the first of which is our core course, Effective Writing. You also take 7-9 courses in another major, which means you'll spend an equal amount of time in two disciplines: writing and another subject that really interests you, such as:

View the course catalog for a list of classes offered in the writing department.

The department's variety of courses allows students to overlap their studies with other fields. Also, Loyola's urban setting offers rich opportunities for students to explore and write about Baltimore's diverse culture. For example, students might pursue an interdisciplinary degree in writing and sociology to investigate the wonders and challenges of city life.

Baltimore row houses 

The picture above shows Baltimore row houses and was taken during an off-campus excursion into the city.