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College of Arts and Sciences

Scholarship, research, and service

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

At Loyola, you can prepare to become a certified secondary teacher in Classical Studies, English, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies. You can study pre-law, and pre-health programs with professional advisors, and benefit from professional and student tutors in the Student Success CenterLanguage Lab, and Math Lab.

Academics

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

Research

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

Faculty Success

Dr. Bob's Snake Discovery

"American biologist and Loyola University New Orleans Chair of Environmental Communication Robert A. “Bob” Thomas has a new namesake – a species of snakes in the Galápagos Islands. Following decades of research, a snake species on the island of Santiago and Rábida now bears the name Pseudalsophis thomasi. The honor comes following more than 20 years working to classify the snakes of the archipelago."

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Student Success

Andrew Harper, ENVB '19 shares the buzz about dragonflies

Andrew Harper held a talk on Sept. 22 about the natural history of the damselfly and dragonfly, two insects that he currently conducts species diversity research on for his senior thesis. The event was geared to get kids and their families excited about nature and the lives of both the damselfly and dragonfly. 

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Showcase

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.