Loyola University Chicago

First and Second Year Advising

Student Academic Services

How Core Works

Knowledge Areas:

does it apply to me?

All Loyola students must complete the Core.  However, certain majors and programs fulfill certain areas of core through required courses.  Please refer to the Core website to learn more about how your major interacts with Core.  If you have additional questions, please contact your academic advisor.

how does it work?

Knowledge Areas:

One course may fulfill ONE Knowledge Area at a time.  If a course is listed under multiple Knowledge Areas, the student may use only one Knowledge Area to use the course under.