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New University Core Curriculum Transition Guide

For all undergraduate students

Take AP courses in High School?
Check out our Advanced Placement Transition Guide to find out how your AP credit can be applied to the Core Curriculum.

The following table illustrates how your Loyola courses were applied to the new University Core Curriculum. This transition guide applies only to courses completed prior to Fall 2005.

Loyola University Chicago New Core Curriculum Courses that fulfilled University Core requirements when taken before Fall Semester 2005
College Writing Seminar

Demonstrate effective communication skills

ENGL 106
ENGL 209
Artistic Knowledge or Experience

3 hrs - Demonstrate knowledge of, or experience in, artistic traditions and expressions
CLST 306*, 307*
CMUN 101, 146, 222, 235, 238, 260, 271, 323, 324
ENGL 310*, 317*, 318*
FINE ARTS (any course)
INDS 201
MUSC 101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 282, 283, 284, 285
THTR (any course)
Historical Knowledge

6 hrs - Understand the importance of chronology, how to evaluate historical evidence, understand the process of change, capacity to handle diverse interpretations
CLST 308*, 309*
ENGL 279*
HIST (any course)
HONR 101*, 102*
Literary Knowledge or Experience

6 hrs - Demonstrate knowledge of, or experience in, literary traditions and expressions
CIEP 350
CLST 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 280, 283, 295, 371, 383, 384, 388, 389, 391
CMUN 125, 260
ENGL (any ENGL Lit. course)
FREN 270, 271
GREK 275, 281, 285
HNDI 270, 271
HONR 101*, 102*
ITAL 270, 271
LATN 271, 272, 283, 284, 286, 287, 288
LITR (any course)
SPAN 270, 271
THTR 365, 366, 367
Quantitative Literacy

3 hrs - Understand and analyze quantitative information presented in various formats.
CHEM 213, 215
COMP 125, 150, 170
CRMJ 315, 316, 407, 409
MATH 108, 117, 118, 131, 147, 148, 161
PHIL 274*
PLSC 475
PSYC 304
SOCL 301
STAT 103
Philosophical Knowledge

6 hrs - Understand influential philosophic questions, positions, methods of inquiry; identify and assess implicit propositions; formulate and defend solutions to philosophic and ethical issues.
CLST 304*
CRMJ 350, 412
HONR 101*, 102*
PHIL (any course)
PLSC 100*
Scientific Literacy

6 hrs - Understand the basic principles, concepts, and knowledge of the sciences and understand the methodology of scientific inquiry.
ANTH 101, 103, 104*, 105, 106*
BIOL (any course)
CHEM (any course)
NEUR 301, 302
NTSC (any course)
PHYS (any course)
PSYC 101*, 240*, 305*, 388*, 389*
Societal and Cultural Understanding

6 hrs - Understand belief, rituals, structures, and values of cultures; political, economic, and social systems of societies; and forms of expressions that make them understandable
ANTH 102, 106*, 271
ASIA 101
CMUN 160, 216, 218, 219, 223, 227, 254
CPSY 342
CRMJ (any course, except: 315, 316, 350, 407, 409, 412)
ECON 201, 202
INTS 271
LING (any course)
PLSC (any course)
PSYC (any course)
SOCL (any course)
THEO 174*
WOST 201
Theological & Religious Studies Knowledge

6 hrs - Develop familiarity with the basic content of, and modes of inquiry into, selected theological and religious systems.
CLST 371*
HONR 101*, 102*
INDS 174
PHIL 271*
THEO (any course)
Ethics
(this course comes from Philosophy or Theology, and can satisfy either the Ethics & Philosophy or the Ethics & Theology requirements)

3 hrs - Demonstrate ethical awareness, the ability to do ethical reflection, and the ability to apply ethical principles in decision-making.
CMUN 217
CRMJ 412
GNUR 361
PHIL 281, 282, 283, 284, 285
THEO 192, 194

*Some courses appear in more than one area. Students may only count a course toward 1 knowledge area (except for the Ethics requirement).

If you have questions about course credit that may count toward the Core (including transfer credit; AP, IB, and CLEP credit), please see your college or school advisor.

For the degree requirements beyond the core for your college or school, click here.

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