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  Dec 14, 2017
 
University Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theology, B.A.


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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 3010S , THEO 3020S , THEO 3012S  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.

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 18


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 18


Junior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Senior Year


First Semester


Semester Hours: 16


Second Semester


Semester Hours: 14


Summary: Program in Theology


Fundamental Core: 18


English Composition (6, ENGL 1000 /ENGL 1010 , ENGL 1020 ), Mathematics (3), Natural Science (3), World Language (6)

Essential Core: 36


Freshman Seminar (2), African American and Diaspora Studies (3), Communication (3), Fine Arts (3), History (3), Natural Science (3), Philosophy (6), Physical Education (1, activity course), Social Science (3), Theology (6), World Literature (3, ENGL 2010 )

Expansive Core: 6


Minor: 18


Free Electives: 11


Total Hours: 128


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

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