Irish Studies (Minor)Irish Studies program chair: Andrew Auge, Ph.D.
Division of Language and Literature, Kevin J. Koch, Ph. D. Chair
If you’re looking to learn in a global environment, look no further. Loras’ new minor could be right for you! The Irish Studies minor will deepen your understanding of Irish history and culture. The program involves courses in Literature, Communication, History, Politics and Legal Studies. It is international in its focus, providing extensive opportunities for you to engage in academic study in Ireland. There will also be yearly cultural and academic events related to Irish and Irish-American culture such as public lectures, film screenings and musical performances associated with the new Irish Studies Minor.
Requirements for the minor (18 credits):
3-9 credits experiential learning: May be accrued through our semester study abroad program at the Institute of Art, Design, and Technology at Dun Laoghaire or through a J-term or participation in a proposed summer research project and colloquium affiliated with IADT;
Remaining credits from any of the following courses currently approved for the minor: L.LIB-100 Bloody Sunday--The Troubles in Northern Ireland; L.LIB-245 The Irish in America; L.ENG-274 The Irish Gothic; L.ENG-285 Modern Irish Literature and Culture; L.ENG-343 British/Irish Poetry: 1900 to present; L.HIS-243 The Celts; L.HIS-245 Crossroads of the Emerald Isle; L.COM-283 Irish Cinema.