B. A. Major in Theology Requirements: 36-42 Credits

Course Requirements
One Christian Tradition Course (THL 110, THL 111, THL 112, THL 113, THL 114)3
One Theological Ethics Course (THL 270, THL 272, THL 273)3
THL 390History of the Christian Church3
THL 492Senior Seminar3
One Christology Course (THL 300, THL 431)3
Select three credits from each of the following five areas:
Old Testament3
The Biblical Tradition: Ancestors and Heroes
The Biblical Tradition: The Human Question
The Biblical Tradition: Social Justice in the Old Testament
New Testament3
The Biblical Tradition: Gender, Economy, and Violence
The Biblical Tradition: Sickness and Healing
The Biblical Tradition: New Testament
The Biblical Tradition: Early Christian Community and Identity
The Biblical Tradition: The Johannine Literature
The Biblical Tradition: The Synoptic Gospels
The Biblical Tradition: Messiah, Prophet, and Rabbi
Biblical Studies3
The Pentateuch
Old Testament Themes
The Prophetic Literature Of The Old Testament
The Wisdom Literature Of The Old Testament
History of Biblical Interpretation
The Gospel of Matthew
The Gospel of Mark
The Gospel Of Luke And The Acts Of The Apostles
The Gospel of John
The Pastoral Epistles
The Book Of Revelations (The Apocalypse)
The Parables of Jesus
Women and the Bible
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Israelite Religions
History of Ancient Israel
Archaelogical Fieldwork And Analysis
Archaeology Of Roman Palestine
Study Tour of Biblical Israel
Translations of the Bible
Special Seminar in Biblical Studies
Doctrinal, Historical or Liturgical Theology3
Contemporary Catholic Theologians
Studies in Early Christianity
Ecclesiology: Contemporary Church Questions
Introduction to Liberation Theology
Doctrinal Development: Christology
The Mystery of God and the Suffering of Human Beings
Doctrinal Development: Sin And Grace
Seminar in Christian Anthropology
Seminar in Christian Eschatology
Ecclesiology: The Documents of Vatican II
God is Green
Christian Celebration: The Liturgical Year
Liturgy and Christian Life
Studies in Medieval Christianity
Reformation Theology
Major Christian Theologian
Christianity and Modern Humanism
The Rwanda Genocide as a Challenge for the Church
Special Seminar in Historical-Doctrinal-Liturgical Studies
Christian Life Studies3
For the Greater Glory: The Jesuits, their History and Spirituality
Biomedical Ethics: Philosophical and Theological Approaches
Theology and the Vocation to Health Care
God is Green
Theology of Ministry
Finding God In Daily Life: Prayer And Discernment
Contemporary Moral Problems
Christian Sexual Ethics
Catholic Social Teaching
Catholic Social and Sexual Ethics
Women In The Christian Tradition
Ethics and Spirituality
Religion and Politics
Faith and Food
Foundations of Christian Spirituality
Introduction to Jesuit Spirituality
Special Methods of Teaching Religion in the Secondary Schools
Methods Of Teaching Religion In Elementary School
Christian Ethics of War and Peace
The Rwanda Genocide as a Challenge for the Church
Special Seminar in Christian Life Studies
Electives
Select six additional THL credits from 300-599.6
Total Credits36

Specialization in Biblical Studies

In addition to the Theology Major requirements students may specialize in Biblical Studies by choosing six credits from the following:6
The Pentateuch
Old Testament Themes
The Prophetic Literature Of The Old Testament
The Wisdom Literature Of The Old Testament
History of Biblical Interpretation
The Gospel of Matthew
The Gospel of Mark
The Gospel Of Luke And The Acts Of The Apostles
The Gospel of John
The Pastoral Epistles
The Book Of Revelations (The Apocalypse)
The Parables of Jesus
Women and the Bible
The Dead Sea Scrolls
Israelite Religions
History of Ancient Israel
Archaelogical Fieldwork And Analysis
Archaeology Of Roman Palestine
Study Tour of Biblical Israel
Translations of the Bible
Special Seminar in Biblical Studies
Total Credits6

Specialization in Doctrinal, Historical or Liturgical Theology

In addition to the Theology Major requirements students may specialize in Doctrinal, Historical or Liturgical Theology by choosing six credits from the following:6
Contemporary Catholic Theologians
Studies in Early Christianity
Ecclesiology: Contemporary Church Questions
Introduction to Liberation Theology
Doctrinal Development: Christology
The Mystery of God and the Suffering of Human Beings
Doctrinal Development: Sin And Grace
Seminar in Christian Anthropology
Seminar in Christian Eschatology
Ecclesiology: The Documents of Vatican II
God is Green
Christian Celebration: The Liturgical Year
Liturgy and Christian Life
Studies in Medieval Christianity
Reformation Theology
Major Christian Theologian
Christianity and Modern Humanism
The Rwanda Genocide as a Challenge for the Church
Special Seminar in Historical-Doctrinal-Liturgical Studies
Total Credits6

Specialization in Christian Life Studies

In addition to the Theology Major requirements students may specialize in Christian Life Studies by choosing six credits from the following:6
For the Greater Glory: The Jesuits, their History and Spirituality
Biomedical Ethics: Philosophical and Theological Approaches
Theology and the Vocation to Health Care
God is Green
Theology of Ministry
Finding God In Daily Life: Prayer And Discernment
Contemporary Moral Problems
Christian Sexual Ethics
Catholic Social Teaching
Catholic Social and Sexual Ethics
Women In The Christian Tradition
Ethics and Spirituality
Religion and Politics
Faith and Food
Foundations of Christian Spirituality
Introduction to Jesuit Spirituality
Special Methods of Teaching Religion in the Secondary Schools
Methods Of Teaching Religion In Elementary School
Christian Ethics of War and Peace
The Rwanda Genocide as a Challenge for the Church
Special Seminar in Christian Life Studies
Total Credits6