City College

City College provides continuing education for adult learners. City College facilitates the delivery of undergraduate and associate’s degrees designed exclusively for online program students. These programs are specifically offered through the online asynchronous format to support post-traditional students. City College also offers flexible, non-credit programs for workforce development, career advancement, and personal enrichment. We offer learning opportunities, online and in person, through certificates, bootcamps, individual courses, programs, and corporate training.

City College houses the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies, Loyola Online Admissions, and Online Success, and administers the Intersessions, including Summer and J-Term sessions.

Overview

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Programs

Administration

Bachelor of Applied Science

The Bachelor of Applied Science is only available to students in Loyola's Online Programs, which is designed for adult and non-traditional learners. The Applied Science program is a full 120 credit hour undergraduate bachelor's degree. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements, Applied Science major and specialization area requirements, and general electives. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum.

  • Overview of requirements. 120 credit hours (crs) required for completion

    • Loyola Core: 39 crs

    • Applied Science major: 30 crs
      • Applied Science Core: 6 crs
      • Specialization Area One: 12 crs
      • Specialization Area Two: 12 crs

    • General Electives: 51 crs

  • Loyola Core: All Applied Science majors complete the full scope of the Loyola Core with 39 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include waiving the First Year Seminar requirement.

  • Applied Science major core courses for 6 crs:
    • CITY A196 Online Adult Learning
    • ENGL A306 Professional Writing
  • Applied Science Specialization Area courses. Applied Science majors choose two specialization areas to complete their major coursework. Within each specialization area, students complete 12 crs of eligible coursework in addition to any area courses completed for the Loyola Core requirements, for a total of 24 crs.

    • Business Management specialization area. Complete four of the following courses for 12 crs:
      • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
      • MGT B245 Managing People and Organizations
      • MGT B300 Entrepreneurship
      • MGT B310 Human Resource Management
      • MGT B315 International Management

    • Computer Science specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • COSC A211 Introduction to Programming I
      • COSC A212 Introduction to Programming II
      • COSC A217 Object-Oriented Programming
      • COSC Y200 World Wide Web & Scripts
      • One course from COSC A200-A499

    • Cybersecurity specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • COSC A241 Computing Ethics
      • COSC A242 Introduction to Cybersecurity
      • COSC A243 Corp. Cybersecurity Strategy
      • COSC A270 Introduction to Relational Databases
      • COSC A211 Introduction to Programming I
      • Students entering with COSC A211 or COSC A212 may choose one from:
        • COSC A319 Internet Technologies
        • COSC A341 Ethical Hacking-Penetration Testing
        • COSC A342 Digital Forensics
        • COSC A441 Cryptography & Its Applications

    • Criminology & Justice specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • CRIM A105 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
      • CRIM A110 Criminology Fundamentals
      • CRIM A250 Juvenile Justice
      • CRIM A330 Correctional Institutions
      • CRIM A410 Women and Crime

    • Mass Communication specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • CMMN A100 Introduction to Communications
      • CMMN A101 Communications Writing
      • CMMN A201 Digital Communications
      • CMMN A284 Seminar in Ethics & Diversity
      • CMMN A382 Social Media Strategies

    • Professional Writing specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • BA B101 Compelling Business Communications
      • CMMN A101 Communications Writing
      • ENGL A208 Writing from Sources
      • ENGL A408 Writing: Technique and Technology
      • One course from ENGL A200-A499

    • Church Administration specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • CMMN A101 Communications Writing
      • MGT B245 Managing People & Organizations
      • MGT B310 Human Resources Management
      • RELM C300 Introduction to Ministry
      • RELM C430 Leadership in Ministry

    • Psychology specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • PSYC A100 Introduction to Psychology
      • PSYC A230 Developmental Psychology
      • PSYC A235 Abnormal Psychology
      • PSYC A240 Social Psychology
      • PSYC A301 Introduction to Research

    • Applied Development specialization area. Complete four of the following for 12 crs:
      • PSYC A100 Introduction to Psychology
      • PSYC A230 Developmental Psychology
      • PSYC A235 Abnormal Psychology or PSYC A240 Social Psychology
      • Students may choose one from:
        • PSYC A255 Adolescent Psychology
        • PSYC A430 Psychology of Human Aging
        • PSYC A250 Educational Psychology

    • Pre-ABSN (Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing) specializations. Complete all courses for both of the following two paired specializations for 12 crs each.
      • Pre-ABSN specialization 1 (lab courses to be completed at local college and transferred to Loyola).
        • BIOL A110 Anatomy & Physiology I
        • BIOL A111 Anatomy & Physiology I Lab (transfer)
        • BIOL A112 Anatomy & Physiology II
        • BIOL A113 Anatomy & Physiology II Lab (transfer)
        • BIOL A114 Microbiology
        • BIOL A115 Microbiology Lab (transfer)
      • Pre-ABSN specialization 2 (online courses)
        • NURS G454 Introduction to Statistics
        • PSYC A100 Introduction to Psychology
        • PSYC A230 Developmental Psychology
        • CHEM A102 Introduction to Organic & Biochemistry

  • General Electives: Applied Science majors are required to complete 51 crs of general electives to complete the Bachelor of Applied Science program. Students can satisfy these requirements with any Loyola courses they are eligible to take which are not already required in the Loyola Core, Major, or Adjunct curriculums. For students pursuing a double major or an academic minor, the curriculum for those programs would be assigned from the credits required for General Electives.

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Associate of Arts in Psychology

The Associate of Arts, Psychology major is a 60 semester credit hour, online academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements and Psychology discipline requirements. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. All major courses must be completed in the department unless an exception is allowed by the department chair. No more than 30 credit hours of transfer credit can be applied to this program, and at least 50% of the Psychology discipline coursework must be completed at Loyola. 

  • Overview of requirements: 60 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 36 crs
    • Psychology discipline: 24 crs
       
  • Loyola Core: Complete a modified scope of the Loyola Core with 36 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Foundation Science requirement is satisfied within the major.
    • Natural Science in Context is not required for the Associates program.
       
  • Psychology discipline core courses for 15 crs. Requirements include: 
    • PSYC A100 Introduction to Psychology
    • PSYC A230 Developmental Psychology
    • PSYC A235 Abnormal Psychology
    • PSYC A240 Social Psychology
    • PSYC A301 Introduction to Research
       
  • Psychology discipline electives - select 9 crs of coursework in consultation with an advisor. 

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Associate of Science in Business

The Associate of Science, Business major is a 60 semester credit hour, online academic program. Students will complete Loyola Core requirements and Business discipline requirements. Completion of this academic program requires a 2.0 GPA in the major curriculum and a 2.0 GPA in the Loyola cumulative curriculum. All major courses must be completed in the department unless an exception is allowed by the department chair. No more than 30 credit hours of transfer credit can be applied to this program, and at least 50% of the Business discipline coursework must be completed at Loyola. 

  • Overview of requirements: 60 credit hours (crs) required for completion
    • Loyola Core: 36 crs
    • Business discipline: 24 crs
       
  • Loyola Core: Complete a modified scope of the Loyola Core with 36 crs in Loyola Core requirement areas. Modifications include:
    • Mathematics requirement is satisfied with MATH A115 Finite Math
    • Social Science requirement is satisfied within the major.
    • Natural Science in Context is not required for the Associates program.
       
  • Business discipline courses for 24 crs. Requirements include: 
    • BA B100 A.I. & the Future of Business
    • BA B101 Compelling Business Communication
    • ACCT B202 Financial Accounting
    • ECON B200 Microeconomics
    • ECON B201 Macroeconomics
    • MGT B245 Managing People and Organizations
    • MKT B100 Marketing and Consumer Insights
    • Business Elective for 3 crs

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Professional and Continuing Studies

The Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS) serves the post-traditional student population at Loyola University New Orleans by offering flexible, non-credit programs for workforce development, career advancement, and personal enrichment. We offer learning opportunities, online and in person, through certificates, bootcamps, individual courses, programs, and corporate training.

Certificate Programs

A full list of the non-credit granting certificates offered through the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS) can be found in the Certificates section of the University Bulletin or on the PACS webpage.

Individual Courses

A list of professional and personal enrichment courses offer through the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS) can be found here.

Other Programs

In addition to certificate and individual courses, the Office of Professional and Continuing Studies (PACS) offers several programs throughout the year. These include the Women's Leadership Academy and the Young Women's Leadership Academy.

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Summer Session

Loyola's Summer Session offers courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels in a variety of on-campus and online sessions. Summer courses offered are standard course offerings - Loyola students can apply them to their programs and visiting students can usually transfer them back to other colleges and universities. Visiting students should always check with their home institutions about the eligibility of transferring coursework. 
The summer session schedule is available on the Summer Session homepage and the Academic Calendars maintained by the Registrar's Office. Course information, class schedules, registration, and additional resources are available through LORA Self-Service.

Admission

All Loyola students, any student in good standing at another university, and all entering freshmen are eligible to attend the summer sessions at Loyola. Visiting students and entering freshmen will need to contact the Office of Admissions. 

Regulations

All the general rules of the university apply, as described in this bulletin, with the following exception: a student may schedule no more than six credit hours per session (or seven, if one course is a laboratory science course) without the written permission of their associate dean, and only then if the student has a cumulative average of 3.0 or better. Loyola students desiring to attend summer sessions elsewhere must have prior written permission from their associate dean if they want such credits to apply toward a Loyola degree. Students are hereby cautioned that associate deans will only grant permission to take courses elsewhere when the student can demonstrate compelling reasons to do so.

Housing

Campus housing is available during the summer. For further information, refer to the Office of Residential Life.

Law

For information on summer law courses & sessions, contact the College of Law.

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