2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Scientific Knowledge and Inquiry

Area Goal: This Core Area of Inquiry will invite students to explore the fundamental principles, concepts, questions, and methods of science.

Area Objectives: In the study of scientific knowledge and inquiry, students will explore how empirical questions are addressed using the iterative methods and tools of science. Students will also examine the scientific underpinnings of environmental processes. This Core Area will prepare students to make reasoned decisions and informed judgments about the role science plays for people, communities, societies, and life on Earth.