Foundation Courses

In the Loyola Core, Foundation courses introduce and reinforce college-level skills and knowledge that prepare students for life-long learning. 

Students are encouraged to complete Foundation courses within their first year at Loyola University New Orleans.  majors require their students to take certain departmental courses in place of their ICC requirements. Students should be sure to talk to their faculty advisors about Foundation courses during New Student Orientationor consult the University Bulletin. 

Foundation Courses - 12 credit hours

Students complete 4 courses in the following categories: 


Introductory Common Curriculum - 21 credit hours

The ICC is part of the Common Curriculum. Students in this program take 7 courses in the following categories: