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Summer Sessions


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Maymester 2021

Loyola's new, three-week summer session is for students who want to satisfy core or major requirements in a short time period, engage in service, and immerse themselves in new experiences. Maymester 2021 will run from Monday, May 24, through Sunday, June 13 and will include three-credit courses in communication, philosophy, physics, and political science.

Interested in registering for Maymester? Continuing undergraduate students must contact the academic advising and support center (AASC) at 410-617-5050, or at AASC@loyola.edu to discuss summer course selection(s) prior to registering for the summer through WebAdvisor. For any additional questions, contact AASC at 410-617-5050. We look forward to seeing you at Loyola this summer!

Important Dates

2/22 - Registration Opens 
5/24 - Maymester Begins 
6/13 - Maymester Ends

Maymester 2021 Opportunities

CM382: Introduction to Book Publishing

Contemporary print media from the publisher's perspective, including editorial management, promotion, design, manufacturing, and new developments in the publishing industry. Guest professionals provide deep insight into this still vibrant field. Online Course. 

PH120: Intro to the Universe

A survey of the history of astronomy and the current state of this science. A look at the probabilities of, and search for, extraterrestrial life. A study of our solar system, stars and their evolution, our galaxy and other galaxies, supernovas, pulsars, black holes, quasars. Fulfills one math/science core requirement. Closed to students who have taken PH140 or PH141. Online Course.

PL310: Business Ethics

A study of the relevance of ethics to business, with special emphasis on the similarities and differences between business and personal life. Case studies and special readings cover such topics as the social responsibilities of business and the notion of the economic common good. Online Course. 

PS365:International Politics

Students are introduced to the main arguments about the causes of war and peace in today’s world. The course covers current debates over whether conflict will continue to occur among states; the role of human rights; and if globalization and trade will bring more cooperation to the world stage. Online Course.