Monday, January 28, 2008

Saint Xavier offers non-credit Irish Studies at Orland Park Campus

Students will receive $30 discount if they register for more than one class

Chicago (Jan. 22, 2008) Registration has started for Saint Xavier University’s highly successful non-credit Irish Studies certificate program this spring at the Orland Park campus.

Students explore Ireland’s heritage through an interdisciplinary program of history, the Gaelic language, literature, art, film and music.

Saint Xavier, which traces its roots to the Sisters of Mercy in Dublin, Ireland, offers the program at its Orland Park Campus through the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Registration for a single class is $165, and students will receive a $30 discount if registering for more than one class per semester.

Classes begin in March and will include “Gaelic Language II,” “Irish Women Writers: Contemporary Short Stories by Women from Ireland,” “Modern Irish History 1950-Present” and “Researching Your Irish Roots: It Can Be Done!”

For more information or to register for the Saint Xavier’s Irish Studies program, please call the Orland Park campus at (708) 802-6200 or e-mail For a complete course description, you may also visit the School for Continuing & Professional Studies home page ( and click on the link titled "Certificate in Irish Studies."

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