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UNIV 102: Loyola Seminar

UNIV 102: Loyola Seminar is a 1-credit, letter-graded, elective, special topics course taught by faculty or staff experts at Loyola. These small classes are intended to connect students to a faculty or staff member and their peers through meaningful discussions on topics of shared interest. UNIV 102 meets for 50-minutes per week for the 15-week semester. Sections will be taught online in spring 2021. 

Loyola Seminar Offerings (UNIV 102) - Spring 2021

Exploring and Planning Intentionally for Career + Life (EPIC Life) - Career Services

Thinking of changing your major? Undecided? Do you love your classes but feel unsure of how your major will translate into a career? This class helps you identify your skills, aptitudes, interests, values, and personality traits, and how they connect with potential career pathways. Interactive and reflective exercises encourage self-discovery, as well as help you learn strategies for exploring and researching career paths realistically -- a lifelong skill. You'll leave with new ideas, valuable tools, and a personal action plan.

  • UNIV 102-006 (4203) Wednesdays at 2:50PM

Financial Wellness - Financial Aid Office

These sections are for students who are interested in learning more about money basics like understanding your paycheck and banking resources, as well as emotions behind money habits, tips on how to build credit, and advice on using credit cards wisely. Students will also have the opportunity to learn investment basics, resources for off-campus living, and will be provided resources to help fund their college education.

  • UNIV 102-001 (4272) Tuesdays at 11:30AM - For Freshmen and Sophomores 
  • UNIV 102-027 (4692) Thursdays at 11:30AM - For Juniors and Seniors 

Introductory Explorations of Health Care Professions - Pre-Health Professions, Career Services  

These sections are intended for students seeking an opportunity to explore, and think more deeply about, health professions. Course materials, guest speakers, and activities will offer a range of information on different health professions and opportunities to engage with various issues facing health care professionals today. Students will have an opportunity to reflect on their interests and aspirations, and examine a specific health profession in greater depth.

  • UNIV 102-024 (4670) Wednesdays at 4:10PM
  • UNIV 102-025 (4671) Wednesdays at 5:30PM

Introduction to Research - Undgraduate Research, Center for Experiential Learning 

An introductory class about how to get involved in research in general and at Loyola specifically. The class will go from, "What is research?" to a fully realized research proposal by the end of the term.

  • UNIV 102-026 (4672) Tuesdays at 3:00PM 

The Sophomore Cura Experience - Special Populations and Learning & Student Success 

Students dedicated to this experience will explore their individual journeys and be provided with opportunities to strive for excellence in an environment where students are thriving in continued community while using replenished tools, skills, and resources. We are looking for dedicated Sophomore participants from the following special populations to join us for a student centered engagement experience: First Generation College Students | Students of Color | LGBTQIA+ Students | Students with Disabilities| Scholar Program Participants. Please contact Ashley Williams at ajacksonwilliams@luc.edu to enroll.

  • UNIV 102-007 (4268) Wednesdays at 4:10PM

Want to teach a Loyola Seminar? 

If you are a Loyola faculty or staff member who holds a Master's degree or higher, please contact Kevin Clarke at kclarke@luc.edu for more information.