Programs of Study

If you have any questions about degrees offered, degree requirements or the Common Curriculum, please see our undergraduate bulletin.

Degree Programs

Biological Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. We also offer teacher certification in Science.

Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry (with a concentration in Biochemistry or Forensic Chemistry). We also offer teacher certification in Science.

Classical Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies with a concentration in languages, Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies with a concentration in Classical Civilizations.

English
Bachelor of Arts in English (with a concentration in Literature, Writing or Film/Digital Media). We also offer a teacher certification in English.

Environment
Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies (Humanities or Social Science), Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science. We also offer teacher certification in Science.

History
Bachelor of Arts in History or Bachelor of Arts in History (with a concentration in Pre-Law History). We also offer teacher certification in Social Studies.

Languages and Cultures
Bachelor of Arts in Classical Studies, Bachelor of Arts in Languages and Cultures (with a concentration in French, Latin American Studies or Spanish). We offer teacher certification in Modern Foreign Language.

Mathematical Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (with a concentration in Computational Mathematics). We also offer a teacher certification in Mathematics.

Philosophy
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy or Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (with a concentration in Pre-Law Philosophy)

Physics
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Bachelor of Science in Physics (with a concentration in Liberal Arts Physics, *Pre-Engineering Physics or Pre-Health Physics). We also offer teacher certification in Science.

Psychological Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Psychology or Bachelor of Science in Psychology Pre-Health

Religious Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies (with a concentration in Christianity or World Religions)

University Honors Program

Qualified students are invited to apply to the University Honors Program, which offers challenging courses and cultural and intellectual enrichment activities that are open to students of all undergraduate colleges and majors. Students are required to maintain a 3.3 overall grade point average to qualify.

Pre-Law

Students in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences who wish to attempt early admission into the Loyola School of Law after three years must have completed all but the last 30 hours of their degree program, including all Common Curriculum, major, named adjunct, and foreign language requirements. The first 30 hours earned in law school will be applied as general elective credits for completion of the undergraduate degree.

Pre-Health

Careers in health sciences are open to students from any major providing the student completes the courses required for entry into the professional school and qualifies through the National Examination required by that school. At Loyola, the Departments of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, and Psychology offer a curriculum for pre-medical and pre-health students, which prepare them to enter Professional and Graduate Schools in Medical Fields.  

Biochemistry | Biology | Physics | Psychology

Engineering

Students who wish to earn a bachelor’s degree through programs not regularly available in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences may consult the Associate Dean about the possibility of a contract degree.  *Through a special arrangement with the School of Engineering of Tulane University, Loyola students may participate in a program which leads to a B.S. degree from Loyola and an engineering degree from Tulane upon successful completion of both segments of the program. Interested students must consult the Associate Dean.

Minors

The College of Humanities and Natural Sciences offers minors within each department, in addition to the 12 Interdisciplinary majors and minors that are available.  Interdisciplinary programs is an expanding field for Loyola, offering students the option of focusing on a subject, while viewing it from multiple disciplines.

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