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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 in-person on the Lake Shore Campus in spring 2022. 

Loyola Seminar Offerings (UNIV 102) - Spring 2022

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 (3632) - Wednesdays at 2:45PM

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 (3687) Tuesdays at 10:00AM - For first and second-years 
  • UNIV 102-027 (3860) Thursdays at 10:00AM - For Juniors and Seniors  

Introduction to Research - Undergraduate Research, Center for Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Scholarship

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 (3845) Wednesdays at 1:40PM 

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 firstyearexperience@luc.edu for more information.