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College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship, research, and service

The College of Arts Sciences offers academic programs that teach students how to think, how to write, how to research, and how to learn.

At Loyola, you can become a certified secondary teacher in English, History, the Natural Sciences, Mathematics, or Foreign Language. You can study pre-law, and pre-health programs with professional advisors, and benefit from professional and student tutors in the Writing Across the Curriculum labAcademic Resource CenterLanguage Lab, and Math Lab.


Graduates of our programs have been awarded prestigious Rhodes, British Marshall, Mellon, Davies-Jackson and Fulbright scholarships. Learn more about our academic programs » 


Students in the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences have distinguished themselves in undergraduate research. Learn more about current research projects »

Faculty Success

Two Professors of Chemistry Win Grants

Grants were awarded to two professors of the Chemistry & Biochemistry Department by the University Committee of Internal Grants on October 22, 2015. Dr. CJ Stephenson received a research grant for his proposal titled "Formation and Testing of Novel Fluorescent Compounds for Sensing." Dr. Qian Qin was awarded a Marquette Faculty Fellowship for summer 2016.

Congratulations to both professors. 

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Student Success

Chemistry Students to Present Research at 2015 Regional ACS Meeting

Seven chemistry students are traveling to Memphis, TN on November 4 to present their research at the Regional ACS Meeting. These students represent two research teams in Loyola's Chemistry & Biochemistry Department: one is headed by Dr. CJ Stephenson and studies synthetic organic chemistry, and the other is headed by the department's chair Dr. Lynn V. Koplitz and studies computational physical chemistry . The students under Dr. Stephenson who will be traveling to Memphis are Dayla Rich (`17), Nate Kamm (`18), Nathalie Argueta (`18); the students under Dr.

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University Honors Program

The Honors program is open to qualified students of all majors.

Immerse Yourself

Learn about the world through our study abroad and exchange programs.