Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Theology, B.A.


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A minimum of 120 credit hours is required for a Bachelor of Arts in Theology.

Core Requirements (46 to 49 credits)


Major Requirements


33 Credits:

One of the Following


at least one course in the area of moral theology

Note


Students who choose to major in theology may choose one of three different minors: religious education, pastoral ministry and youth ministry. These programs have been designed to meet the needs of the church in the United States for educated lay people who are called to lay ecclesial ministry. Undergraduate students will be exposed to basic theological orientations and skills that will assist them to develop their own spirituality and gifts for service and ministry to children, youth and adults in the Christian community. Students who major in Theology cannot also minor in General Theology.

To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Theology, students must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours. Students must also earn a major GPA of 2.0, and a cumulative GPA of 2.0.

Sample Four Year Sequence


Freshman Year

Fall Semester

FSYM 101 The First Year Symposium (3)  

World Languages I (3)

Foundations of Social Science (3)

THEOL 15_ First Year Theology Course (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

WCIV 102 Origins of the West (3)  

PHIL 103 Foundations of Philosophy (3)  

World Languages II (3)

THEOL 220 Belief in Today’s World (3)  

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

WCIV 201 The Western Imagination: the Renaissance to the Great War (3)  

PHIL 203 Philosophy in the Modern Age (3)  

MATH 211 Mathematical Thinking (3)  (Can be taken either semester)

THEOL 320 Encountering Christ (3)  

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

AMER 202 America in the World (3)  

THEOL 300 Ethics and the Human Good (3)  

THEOL 324 Sacraments (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Junior Year

Fall Semester

ARMO 300 Modernity in Visual Art (3)  orENMO 300 Modernity in Literature (3)  or MUMO 300 Modernity in Music (3)  or THMO 300 Modernity in Theatre (3)  

THEOL 420 Old Testament Survey (3)  

THEOL ___ Theology Elective (3)

GNSCI 1__  Lab Science (4)  (either semester)

Elective (3)

16 Credits

Spring Semester

THGE 450 Religions of the World (3)  or THGE 451 Mysticism East and West (3)  or THGE 452 Christianity in the East (3)  or THGE 453 U.S. Latino Catholicism (3)  

THEOL 421 New Testament Survey (3)  

THEOL ___ Theology Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

Senior Year

Fall Semester

THEOL 422 Christian Thought before 1500 (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

Spring Semester

THEOL 423 Christian Thought since 1500 (3) 

THEOL 498 Senior Seminar (3)  

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

Elective (3)

15 Credits

 

 

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