Loyola University Maryland

Catholic Studies Program

Catholic Studies Minor Curriculum Overview


What do HS 313: History of Christmas and CH 113: Living Dangerously? have in common?

Both of them fulfill the Catholic Studies minor!

Curriculum Overview

The Catholic Studies minor consists of 6 courses:

Two Required Courses:

  1. TH 203*: Catholic Church: Life and Thought OR TH 220*: The Catholic Church in the United States
    *Also satisfies the 2nd core requirement in Theology
  2. TH 399: Contemporary Catholic Intellectual Life (capstone course)

Four Elective Courses:

To ensure the interdisciplinary nature of minor:

  • Students may take no more than 2 electives from the same subject area.
  • Theology majors normally take at least three of their Catholic Studies electives in disciplines other than Theology.

Choose from courses in a variety of subject areas including Art History, Chemistry, Classics, English, History, Latin, Management, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Theology.