Loyola University Maryland

Modern Languages & Literatures

Majors

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

French

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

Learn more about the French major 

Spanish

  • Loyola students in SpainMajor 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.
  • 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.
  • Cool Courses!
    • SN307 – Contemporary Spanish Civilization and Culture
    • SN308 – Violence and Culture: Colombia in the 20th Century
    • SN327 – History of the Spanish Language

Learn more about the Spanish major

Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies

  • Topics in Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies (ML307) or Introduction to Comparative Literature (ML308)
  • Henna tattoos on handsOption One
    • Two 200-level language courses AB, CI, FR, GR, IT, PO, or SN.
    • Five 300-level courses in CI, FR, GR, IT, ML, or SN or
  • Option Two
    • Four 200-level language courses AB, CI, FR, GR, IT, PO, or SN
    • Three 300-level courses CI, FR, ML, or SN.
  • Four courses from participating disciplines (AH, CL, EN, HS, PL, and TH).
  • CCLS Capstone Research Paper (ML402).

Cool Courses!

  • EN390D - Literature of the US/Mexico Border
  • HS396 - The Modern Middle East through Literature and Film
  • ML309D - Gender, Peace and Justice in East Asia: Texts and Contexts

Learn more about the Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies Major

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Fall Newsletter forthcoming.

Thomas Ward
Faculty

Thomas Ward, Ph.D.

A long-time proponent of service-learning, Dr. Ward's students connect with language and community through work with a Peruvian cooperative in Baltimore

Modern Languages & Literatures