Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Majors

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Students can perfect their knowledge of the following languages and their associated cultures through the following majors.

French

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  • Major Requirement: 12 courses beyond core requirement, which includes two ML courses, three or four 200-level courses and at least six 300-level courses.
  • Cool Courses!
    FR310 – Business French: A Functional Approach
    FR331 – Savoring French Literature
    FR376 – Outsiders in Sub-Saharan Francophone Literature
  • Study abroad at the American University in Paris. Exchange programs are in Montpellier for the summer and also in Lyon for more business courses.

Learn more about the French major

German

Germany

  • Major Requirement: 12 courses beyond core requirement, which includes two ML courses, three or four 200-level courses and at least six 300-level courses. The German Area Studies Concentration would require more German courses.
  • Cool Courses!
    GR250 – Business German
    GR315 – German and the Nobel Prize in Literature
    GR359 – History and Development of German Business
  • Study abroad for a year in Berlin; there is also an exchange program at the Universität Koblenz.

Learn more about the German major

 

Spanish

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  • Major Requirement: 12 courses beyond the core requirement, which includes two ML courses, three or four 200-level courses and at least six 300-level courses.
  • Cool Courses!
    SN307 – Contemporary Spanish Civilization and Culture
    SN308 – Violence and Culture: Colombia in the 20th Century
    SN327 – History of the Spanish Language
  • Study abroad in the fall or spring in Alcalá, Spain or in San Salvador. Exchange programs are available in Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; and in Madrid, Spain.

Learn more about the Spanish major

Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies

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  • Major Requirement: two 200-level courses taught at Loyola, six 300-level courses (one a ML307 or ML380), plus four courses in participating departments.
  • Cool Courses!
    HS370 – Jesuits in Asia since 1542
    PL381 – German Idealism
    PS365 – International Politics
  • Able to participate in a study abroad program.

Learn more about Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies