Division of Fine Arts and Humanities
Administration Building 322 - (504) 520-5457 - https://www.xula.edu/department?id=theology_c2134cd
The Theology Program promotes a more just and humane society within the context of faith and theological reflection. It enables students to understand the discourse of the human experience of God by means of an historical critical approach.
Major - A Major in Theology challenges students to the universal call to actively engage in the transformation of society. Thus, students are prepared to assume positions of leadership in academia and/or professional life. In keeping with the call to transform society, the theology program prepares students for a variety of academic, professional and service opportunities.
The Theology program requires Theology majors to take THEO 1100 , THEO 1120 , THEO 1170 , THEO 4000 , and THEO 4999 . In addition, majors must take 15 hours in any one of the following three areas: Fundamentals of Theology, Historical Theology, and Biblical Studies. They must also take 15 hours of Theology electives and a minimum of 12 hours of 3000/4000 level Theology courses.
Honors - Students are eligible to graduate with an honors distinction in Theology. To do so one must complete a minimum of any three Theology courses with a total of 9 credit hours and a grade of a “B” or higher in each of the courses.
Requirements for all students taking Theology courses: All Theology courses are reading and writing intensive and the successful completion of all developmental reading and developmental English courses is a prerequisite.
ProgramsBachelor of ArtsNon-degree