Loyola University Maryland

Writing Department

Curriculum

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Loyola's writing department offers a major, an interdisciplinary major, and a minor. Information on these degree options is below. These links will take you to other pages containing important information about our curriculum:

Writing Major

Writing majors take a total of twelve writing courses. These courses begin with WR100 Effective Writing (our core course) in the first year and end with the Senior Seminar. Here are the writing major worksheets:

*Class of 2024 should use the worksheet for the catalogue year they chose to follow. Learn more about the option to change to the new catalogue requirements.

Interdisciplinary Major

Interdisciplinary writing majors take a total of nine writing courses. These courses begin with WR100 Effective Writing (our core course) in the first year and end with the Senior Seminar. Interdisciplinary majors also take seven to nine courses in another major. Here are the writing interdisciplinary major worksheets:

Writing Minor

Writing minors take a total of seven writing courses. These courses begin with WR100 Effective Writing (our core course) in the first year and end with the Senior Seminar. A writing minor could be paired with any number of majors to help you communicate effectively in any discipline. Download the writing minor worksheet.

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