Choose Institute A, Institute B or both!
Students may choose to participate in one three-week institute or BOTH over the course of a six-week summer.
These courses are designed exclusively for high school students and are intensive learning experiences that meet Monday–Friday, from 9 a.m.–noon. Each course combines both in-class instruction and hands-on activities or group fieldwork from which students earn three hours of college credit.
Select the course title link to find a shortened course syllabi for each class. Please See our Tuition & Fees page for details
|Institute A (June 30–July 18, 2014)|
|In this course, students will use Loyola's new interactive media laboratory, will learn to create and tape interviews, shoot video, report and produce the news.|
|Law & Civil Rights||
|Course Description -- TBA|
|Law & Civil Rights||
|This course is an introduction to the restraints on State and Government law enforcement agencies imposed by the Constitution of the U.S. We will focus on those principles of constitutional law and civil liberties relevant to the American criminal justice system.|
|Institute B (July 18-August 8, 2014)|
|Chicago in the Cinema||
Students who enroll in this course will learn about the history and culture of Chicago -- through the eyes of film and documentary makers! In addition, students will be taken on field trips to historical sites in the city where some of the scenes were shot, and tour the Gene Siskel Film Center and the Museum of Broadcast Communications.
This is a course that examines trends and practices of contemporary entrepreneurs, including values-based and ethical decision-making. Students will meet and hear from real-world entrepreueurs and apply lessons learned to their individual business plans.
|Urban Field Studies||
|This is a fieldwork-based course that explores how communities are shaped by social, economic, and political forces, and by grass-roots activism and community organization. In this seminar, coordinated with Loyola’s Center for Urban Research and Learning (CURL), students visit with community leaders, politicians, advocates, religious leaders, and others working for positive change in the city.|
Institute courses follow Loyola's policies and procedures and are subject to change. Loyola reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or for other reasons it deems necessary.
LSC: Lake Shore Campus, Loyola’s main residential campus, is located in the Rogers Park neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side, minutes from downtown Chicago and Loyola's Water Tower Campus. Its setting along the shores of Lake Michigan helps make Loyola one of the most picturesque universities in Chicago.