Finish A Class in 8 Days
This summer, Loyola University New Orleans is opening up our first-ever May Session. Courses will be offered from May 14 - 24. Classes will be intense, meeting from 9AM-3PM Monday-Thursday. This is perfect for students who want to get a class done quickly and have the rest of their summer for other things.
This list is for quick reference only. Please check the Loyola Online Records Access (LORA) Course Section Search for course scheduling details (instructor, class time, start and end dates) and any additional courses. Current Loyola students can login to LORA and register using the course Call Number.
Here's a list of the courses being offered:
|Course Number||Course Name||Instructor||Days||Call Number|
|BIOL-H295||Naturally Nawlins: Wetlands||Thomas||MTWR||10405|
|FIN B493||Student Managed Investment Fund||Dicle||MTWR||10399|
|ENGL-O294||Poetics of Childhood||Schaberg||MTWR||10403|
|HIST-A294||Rock and Roll||Fernandez||MTWR||10398|
|MUGN-M325||Digital Audio Production II||Albert||MTWR||10417|
|PSYC-A320||Psychology of Learning||Grissom||MTWR||10396|
|RELS-V240||The Qur'an||Kahn A||MTWR||10400|
Selected Course Descriptions
Southeastern Louisiana’s wetlands are ecologically rich and important to our ecosystem. In this course, students explore the natural history of these wetlands first-hand, examining the different habitats that create this ecosystem, making observations and collecting data in different locations around the Lake Pontchartrain Basin. This course combines field trips, lectures, discussions, readings, and reflections. Honors Program.
Explore the dynamics of violent relationships, theories of domestic violence, and reactions to domestic violence by the family, media, community and, more extensively, the criminal justice system. Focused discussions, hands-on exercises, and presentations by professionals provide a variety of approaches to the topic.
This course considers concepts of childhood, imagination, and play through the prism of children’s literature. Conducted as a seminar, this course explores a wide range children’s books, both well-known and more obscure. Class work involves reading aloud, analyzing written and visual texts, cultural criticism, formulating critical questions, and facilitating discussion.
Help manage the College of Business’ $1 million investment fund. Analyze different types of securities, markets, companies and ETFs. The class applies financial concepts immediately in markets that operate 9-5 every business day.
Study the origins and history of Rock and Roll from the development of the blues to contemporary genres such as Heavy Metal, Punk, and Grunge. Classes include listening sessions and the creation of hands-on presentations on the socio-cultural impacts of Rock and Roll, particularly focusing on race, class, gender, and political activism.
Avid ProTools User Certification builds on the theoretical foundations of digital audio that are laid in Introduction to Music Technology, and Digital Audio Production. Students learn about session structures, file management, audio and MIDI recording and editing techniques in the Avid Pro Tools environment. Students also learn about software and hardware setup, I/O settings, mix automation, music specific virtual instruments and plugins, Elastic Audio techniques, and clip-based editing. Students will be eligible to take the Avid ProTools User Certification exam at the conclusion of the course.
How do humans and animals learn? What do their learning processes have in common? How do they differ? The course is an intensive examination of learning, brain and behavior. In addition to traditional lectures, students are involved in experiential learning, through demonstrations and hands-on projects
This course provides students with an introduction to the Qur’an and its interpretation in English translation through guided readings and discussions of texts and media. Students will learn about how the verses of the Qur’an have been interpreted differently in different contexts, as they confront the challenges of interpreting a sacred text.
Human induced environmental alterations have far-ranging effects on South Louisiana’s fisheries. Field trips to Louisiana wetlands give students the chance to examine these effects first hand, employ the scientific method, and gain an experiential understanding of alterations to environmental processes.