Loyola University Maryland

First-Year Programs

Visionary Course Pairing

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Criminal Law and The Wire in Baltimore (LW109D.01V)

Provides a foundation for students who wish to explore the role that law plays in social, political, economic, and cultural life as it pertains to business behavior. The coursework provides a foundation of knowledge regarding the basic concepts necessary to understanding how business operates, the rules of law, and the influences and effects of law on the social and economic system. The course goal is to provide students with an understanding of the nature and functions of law in society and how law influences business behavior.

Faculty Biography

Empathy, Art and Imagination – The Visionary as Designer (SA224.01V)

This course provides students with a study of the essential elements of design- line, shape, texture, value and color, combined with an exploration into the artist as visionary. Fulfills fine arts core requirement. Prerequisite for most studio arts courses. Requirement for visual arts majors with a concentration in studio arts and studio art minors.

Faculty Biography

Mary Beth Akre is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fine Arts. She received a B.A. from Loyola College, a B.F.A. from the Maryland Institute College of Art, and a M.F. A. from Radford University. Her artwork is primarily landscape paintings, but she has been experimenting with photography and encaustic mixed media compositions. Her paintings can be found in numerous corporate, public, and private collections, including the Cancer Center at the University Medical Center at Princeton Plainsboro in Princeton, NJ. Ms. Akre is committed to service to the Baltimore community and has served as a volunteer cook with Loyola’s last Sunday at Beans and Bread.

Mentor Biography

Katelin Santhin, Messina Program Coordinator, graduated from Loyola in 2010. As an undergrad, Katelin participated in Relay for Life, Campus Ministry retreats, SBO and other service opportunities through CCSJ and the Study Abroad Bangkok program. In her return to campus to work with Messina, she moderated CCSJ’s fall semester UNITE retreat and is currently involved in Campus Ministry’s Rosto de Cristo immersion program as well as the Office of Student Engagement’s Women’s Leadership Conference. Katelin lives Baltimore’s Charles Village neighborhood and loves browsing through the stacks at The Book Thing, running down Abell Ave and the falafel at the Farmer’s Market.