All students are welcome in the Catholic Theology program, whether as a primary major, a secondary major, or as a program minor. Non-majors are also welcome to register for any course of interest to them. Courses engage the full range of Catholic thought concerning Scripture, doctrine, moral living, worship, and prayer, as well as the Church’s contributions to philosophy and social-political life.
Students pursuing the bachelor’s degree program may choose one of the two options described below.
Students majoring in Theology must also fulfill the University Core requirements as indicated below; fulfill the Core requirements of the School of Theology; maintain at least a 2.0 GPA; and complete 120 total credits along with the particular program option requirements of the bachelor’s degree.
Interruption of Academic Study
International students who are in formation for the priesthood or religious life, and who hold an I-20, may interrupt their academic program of study and register for “Curricular Practical Training” (“CPT”) in order to fulfill the formation requirements of their respective institutes.
Other students in formation for the priesthood or religious life also may interrupt their studies and register for Formation Internships in order to fulfill the formation requirements of their respective institutes.
University Required Core
School of Theology Required Core
Program Option I
Students seeking to explore the interaction of faith and reason at the foundations of Catholic thought are required to fulfill the following course of study. N.B. This program is open to all students, but is mandatory for undergraduate seminarians, as stipulated by the Program of Priestly Formation (Fifth Edition, 2005).
Program Option II
Students seeking a more focused study in specific fields of Catholic Theology are required to fulfill the following course of study.
|THEO 1102||The Bible: Word of God and Book of the Church||3|
|THEO 1203||New Life in Christ||3|
|THEO 1404||The Life of the Soul||3|
|THEO 1501||To Know God-Intro to RC Doctri||3|
|THEO 1502||Churchs Saving Mysteries||3|