University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Oct 19, 2019  
University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theology, B.A.


For a list of courses that satisfy core curriculum requirements, click here:  The Core Curriculum .

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 12 hours in any one of the following three areas: Fundamentals of Theology, Historical Theology, and Biblical Studies. They must also take 12 hours of Theology electives and a minimum of 9 hours of 3000/4000 level Theology courses.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3)
  • Free Elective (3)
  • Theology Course (3)

Semester Hours: 15


Second Semester


  • Human Behavior (3)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Theology Course (3)
  • Minor (3)
  • Free Elective (3)

Semester Hours: 18


Junior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 15


Semester Hours: 15


Senior Year


First Semester


  • Theology Courses (3)
  • Free Electives (6)
  • Minor (3)

Semester Hours: 12


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 14


Summary: Program in Theology


Foundations: 13


Explorations: 21


  • African American Heritage and Legacies (3)
  • Creative Expression and Engagement (3)
  • Examined Life (3)
  • Faith and Society (3)
  • Human Behavior (3)
  • Human Past (3)
  • Scientific Reasoning (3)

Minor: 18


Free Electives: 29


Total Hours: 120


*These 15 hours must be taken in any one of the following three areas: Fundamentals of Theology, Historical Theology, and Biblical Studies.