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Philosophical formation (36 credits)

1 Introduction

  • PHI 1105 Introduction to Philosophical Reasoning

2 History of Philosophy (minimum 18 credits)

  • DPHY 1210 Ancient Greek Philosophy (DUC)
  • DPHY 1211Main Doctrinal Currents in Middle Ages (DUC)
  • DPHY 1212 Greek Humanism (DUC)
  • DPHY 2334 Contemporary Continental Philosophy (DUC)
  • PHI 2383 Modern Philosophy (UO)
  • PHI 3141 Augustine
  • PHI 3107 Thomas Aquinas

3 Philosophical Disciplines (15 credits)

3.1. Metaphysics (minimum 3 credits):

  • DPHY 3640 Metaphysics (DUC)
  • PHI 3112 Philosophical Theology

3.2. Philosophy of nature (3 credits):

  • DPHY 3850 Philosophy of Nature (DUC)
  • PHI 2113 Nature, Science and Philosophy

3.3. Philosophical Anthropology (3 credits):

  • PHI 2182 Human Existence

3.4. Moral and political Philosophy (minimum 3 credits):

  • PHI 3183 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI 3308 Ethics and Politics

3.5. Logic and Philosophy of knowledge (minimum 3 credits):

  • DPHY 1103 Logic I (DUC)
  • PHI 2181 Human Knowledge
  • PHI 3152 Philosophical Hermeneutics

These courses can be replaced by other courses approved by the Faculty of Theology.

DUC: Courses offered by the Dominican University College. See their website for course descriptions: www.collegedominicain.ca

English (6 credits)

ENG 1100 Workshop in Essay Writing
ENG 1120 Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction

99 credits in theology according to the following requirements:

1 Fondational Courses (39 cr.)

  • THO 1307 Understanding the Bible
  • THO 2174 Methodology and Theological Resources
  • THO 2189 Introduction to Theology
  • THO 3160 Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO 3161 Gospel Interpretation – Mark
  • THO 3162 Christian Revelation and Faith
  • THO 3163 The Christian God
  • THO 3164 Jesus the Christ
  • THO 3165 The Church
  • THO 3166 Moral Existence
  • THO 3167 History of the Church: The First Five Centuries
  • THO 3168 Christian Spirituality
  • THO 3169 Christian Liturgy

2 Other Required Courses (60 cr.) :

2.1 Scripture O.T. (Old Testament)

  • THO 4100 Wisdom Literature (Prerequisite: THO 3160)
  • THO 4101 Prophetic Literature (Prerequisite: THO 3160)

2.2 Scripture N.T. (New Testament)

  • THO 4102 Pauline Literature (Prerequisite: THO 3161)
  • THO 4103 Johannine Literature (Prerequisite: THO 3161)

2.3 History

  • THO 3123 Medieval Church History
  • THO 3124 Modern Church History
  • THO 3125 Contemporary Church History

2.4 Moral Theology

  • THO 4104 Sexual Ethics (Prerequisite: THO 3166)
  • THO 4106 Bioethics (Prerequisite: THO 3166)

2.5 Systematics

  • THO 4107 Humanity: Creature and Creator (Prerequisite: THO 3162)
  • THO 4108 Grace and Christian Existence (Prerequisite: THO3162)
  • THO 4109 Sin and the Question of Evil (Prerequisite: THO 3166)
  • THO 4125 Christology (Prerequisite: THO 3164)
  • THO 4126 Ministries of the Church (Prerequisite: THO 3165)

2.6 Practice of the Church

  • THO 3170 Homiletics
  • THO 3176 Theology of Marriage
  • THO 4110 The Eucharist (Prerequisite: THO 3169)
  • THO 4111 Sacraments of Initiation, Reconciliation and Anointing. Funeral Rites
    (Prerequisite: THO 3169)

2.7 Canon Law

  • DCA 3105 Introduction to Canon Law

2.8 Comprehensive Exam

  • THO 4140 Theological Synthesis

Electives (15 credits)

The student's selections must be approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies in order to verify that they conform to the spirit of the apostolic constitution Sapientia Christiana and the ecclesiastical statutes of Saint Paul University.