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

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

Learn more about Comparative Cultures and Literary Studies

Andrea Thomas, Ph.D.
Faculty

Andrea Thomas, Ph.D.

This associate professor of French encourages students to draw connections between real-world experiences and learning a foreign language

Modern Languages & Literatures