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Theology (B.Th.) (Honours Bachelor)

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  • Program requirements

Foundational Courses (24 credits)

 Compulsory Courses: 21 credits

  • HTP1101 Trends in Western Thought
  • HTP1102 Artistic and Literary Imagination: Expressions of the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Politics and the Planet
  • HTP1104 Faith, Justice and the Common Good
  • ISC2309 English Composition
  • ISC2314 Public Speaking
  • PHI2181 Human Knowledge

Optional Courses: 3 credits from

  • MIS2103 World Religions
  • THO1306 Exploring the Sacred
  • THO1307 Understanding the Bible (this course is a prerequisite for many THO courses)

Discipline Specific Courses (75 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 36 credits

  • THO2189 Introduction to Theology
  • THO2315 Ethics and the Human Person
  • THO3160 Pentateuch and Historical Books
  • THO3161 Gospel Interpretation – Mark
  • THO3162 Christian Revelation and Faith
  • THO3163 The Christian God
  • THO3164 Jesus the Christ
  • THO3165 The Church
  • THO3166 Moral Existence
  • THO3167 History of the Church: the First Five Centuries
  • THO3168 Christian Spirituality
  • THO3169 Christian Liturgy

Optional Courses: 39 credits

3 credits from (Scripture-O.T.):

  • THO4100 Wisdom Literature
  • THO4101 Prophetic Literature

3 credits from (Scripture-N.T.):

  • THO4102 Pauline Literature
  • THO4103 Johannine Literature

3 credits from (History):

  • THO3123 Medieval Church History
  • THO3124 Modern Church History
  • THO3125 Contemporary Church History

3 credits from (Ethics):

  • THO4104 Sexual Ethics
  • THO4105 Social and Political Ethics
  • THO4106 Bioethics
  • THO4124 Feminist Ethics

3 credits from (Systematics):

  • THO4107 Humanity: Creature and Creator
  • THO4108 Grace and Christian Existence
  • THO4109 Sin and the Question of Evil

3 credits from (Practice of the Church):

  • MIS2108 Theory and Praxis of Interreligious Dialogue
  • THO4110 The Eucharist
  • THO4111 Sacraments of Initiation, Reconciliation, and Anointing. Funeral Rites

6 credits from (Philosophy):

  • PHI1102 Moral Reasoning (UO)
  • PHI1103 Fundamental Philosophical Questions (UO)
  • PHI1104 Great Philosophers (UO)
  • PHI2154 Moral Philosophy
  • PHI2182 Human Existence
  • PHI2184 Philosophy of Religion
  • PHI2386 Existentialism (UO)
  • PHI3174 Metaphysics: The Structure of Reality (UO)
  • PHI3398 Contemporary Analytic Philosophy (UO)

15 credits from:

  • Other THO courses

Elective Courses (21 credits)

Students choose 21 credits to complete their bachelor program.