Theological Studies

 

Master of Arts (Theological Studies) 

42 credits

CORE COURSES (24 credits)

PHIL 501: Philosophical themes in Catholic Theology

THEO 501: Foundations of Theology

SCRI 500: Introduction to Old Testament

SCRI 510: Introduction to New Testament

THEO 510: Christology and Trinity

THEO 530: Christian Morality

THEO 540: Liturgy and Sacraments

THEO 550: Ecclesiology of Vatican II 

 

CONCENTRATION COURSES (12 credits)

HIST 505: History of the Church

THEO 522: Catholic Social Teachings

THEO 560: Christian Anthropology

THEO 570: Canon Law for Ministry 

 

ELECTIVE (3 credits)

Students have two options: 

1. general degree: for which the person takes an elective course 

2. research degree: for which the person writes a thesis instead of an elective

 

RESEARCH METHODS (no credits)

MTHD: Basic Research Skills Modules

2 obligatory basic research modules: Basic A & B

Recommended module: Basic C: How to write papers

 

RMTHD: Advanced Research Skills Modules

5 obligatory Advanced modules, which must include:

Module 3: Library Research for a Thesis

Module 4: Advanced research and writing skills

 

Then working with a ‘professor of record’ on annotated bibliographies, etc.

 

COMPREHENSIVE EXAMS (3 credits)