Loyola University Maryland

Catholic Studies Program


The mission of the Catholic Studies Program is to foster engagement with Roman Catholic intellectual life in all its depth and breadth – e.g., material and spiritual, personal and social, moral and artistic, religious and secular, philosophical and theological – throughout all parts of the Loyola community (students, faculty, staff, and administrators).

CSP programs include:

  • The Catholic Studies Minor 
  • Lectures and Panel Discussions 
  • Film Series 
  • Cultural Immersion Programs 
  • Family Masses and Dinners 

Fall 2023 Course Offerings

  • AH 326 The Crusades and Medieval Visual culture
  • CL 254/HS 254 History of Christmas
  • CL 313/HS 313 History of Christmas
  • HN 203 The Human Drama: Renaissance to Modern
  • TH 216 Ignatius and the Jesuits: History and Spirituality
  • TH 302 Ethics: Economics and Ethics in the Catholic Tradition
  • TH 310 The Ethics of War and Peace
  • TH 316 Conversations and Controversies in the Catholic Ethical and Moral Tradition
  • TH 335 Introduction to the Theology of St. Augustine
  • TH 350/CL 350 Prophets and Peacemakers
  • TH 385 The Theological and Religious in International Cinema

Spring 2024 Course Offerings

  • HN 202 The Human Drama: The Medieval World
  • TH 211/CL 226 Women in the Christian Tradition
  • TH 220 The Catholic Church in the U.S.
  • TH 249 Christian Sacraments
  • TH 265D World Christianity
  • TH 269 Theology and Literature
  • TH 301 Ethics: Theology and the Ethics of Hospitality
  • TH 393D Theological Foundations of Social Justice